Making life easier: Improving access in care homes

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, January 2005, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2005.7.1.17381

Helping to make daily living easier by looking at access issues.

What is it about?

Continuing the theme of access issues this article discusses how care homes can improve residents’ lives and maintain levels of independence by adopting a positive approach to the subject.

Why is it important?

The design of an environment can either facilitate or hinder mobility and independence. Good housekeeping is essential.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Often low-cost simple alterations can be made to make buildings more accessible.

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