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Accessible Building

A house is probably one of the biggest investments we make, but how much thought do we give to our housing needs as we age, or if an injury or illness limits our mobility?

Is our home suitable for older family members and friends to visit, or could we care for an ageing relative or friend should the need arise?

Accessible Housing Design can ensure our comfort and safety now and in the future for little or no initial extra cost, and avoid the cost of renovating or relocating.

A home can be designed to be accessible, adaptable and liveable at little or no extra cost.

Ask your builder or architect about incorporating the design features outlined in this checklist into your new home.

If you are a developer or builder, adding these design features can make your home more attractive to a growing sector of the community.

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