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Accessible & Adaptable Housing

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69257 Developing a Housing Strategy for an Age-Friendly Community
This guide outlines the broad steps to creating a housing strategy for an age-friendly community.
FREE
61943 FlexHousingTM Checklist — Homes that Adapt to Life's Changes
Learn how to plan and build adaptable homes with FlexHousingTM features.
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63081 Cost of FlexHousingTM
This project shows the breakdown of costs involved in building a home with many of the FlexHousingTM options, as well as the cost to renovate an existing house to make it accessible and adaptable.
FREE
61087 Maintaining Seniors' Independence Through Home Adaptations: A Self-Assessment Guide
A tool to assess the difficulties seniors may have in their home, and recommendations to address each one.
FREE
61042 Maintaining Seniors' Independence: A Guide to Home Adaptations
Determining how a senior's home can be modified to meet needs and preferences.
FREE
60967 Housing Options for People Living With Dementia
An introductory guide on appropriate housing for people living with dementia.
FREE
68296 Housing Options for People Living with Dementia — Volume 2
An introductory guide on appropriate housing for people living with dementia.
FREE
68298 Housing Options for People Living with Dementia — Volume 3
An introductory guide on appropriate housing for people living with dementia.
FREE
66093 Accessible Housing by Design — House Designs and Floor Plans
This fact sheet provides design guidelines for the most common types of accessible house designs including: visitable housing, adaptable and accessible housing and housing built using the concepts of universal design.
FREE
65588 Accessible Housing by Design — Kitchens
This fact sheet describes various considerations for a universally designed kitchen.
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65542 Accessible Housing by Design — Lifts and Residential Elevators
This fact sheet describes various types of residential lifts and elevators that are commonly available in Canada.
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65544 Accessible Housing by Design — Residential Hoists and Ceiling Lifts
This fact sheet describes various types of residential hoists and ceiling lifts that are commonly available in Canada.
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65023 Accessible Housing by Design — Ramps
This fact sheet summarizes design elements, different ramp systems and practical issues to consider when constructing a ramp to make a home more accessible.
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65080 Accessible Housing by Design — Appliances
Learn how to select appliances that can be easily used by people of differing ages and abilities.
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65686 Accessible Housing by Design — Bathrooms
This fact sheet describes various considerations for a universally designed bathroom.
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65889 Accessible Housing by Design — Home Automation
Automated systems that control everything from lighting to home security can help create convenient, energy-efficient and adaptable iving spaces.
FREE
66091 Accessible Housing by Design — Fire Safety for You and Your Home
How to prevent fires in your home and ensure the safety of people of all ages and abilities.
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67572 Accessible Housing by Design — Exterior Spaces
This fact sheet describes various considerations for a universally accessible exterior space.
FREE
65009 About Your House: Garden Suites
This document sheds light on various issues pertaining to garden suites such as ownership, installation, portability, municipal permits, compliance with codes and standards, costs and municipal taxation.
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68661 Accessible Housing by Design — Visitability
This fact sheet describes various considerations for visitable housing.
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68677 Visitable Homes
This case study looks at the visitable home, which includes a few design modifications so that anyone can enter and access the main floor without obstacles.
FREE
66095 Accessible Housing by Design — Living Spaces
This fact sheet provides an overview of planning and design. guidelines to consider when creating, renovating or redecorating the living spaces in your home.
FREE
63637 Preventing Falls on Stairs
This fact sheet tells you about some of the ways you can reduce the risk of falling on or from residential stairs.
FREE