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Embracing the rewards of creating inclusive accessible environments

With the government recently announcing plans to make Changing Places toilets mandatory in all new large public buildings, Nicholas Bungay, director of strategy and external affairs at Habinteg, examines how to ensure venues are open to everyone.
Living with dementia

Feeling at home: How do we design dementia-friendly environments?

The Centre for Accessible Environments examines some of the key considerations in creating inclusive designs for people living with dementia
Accessible housing

Accessible, attractive, affordable: Building and designing homes for a range of...

Following the release of the new Wheelchair Housing Design Guide, Michelle Horn of the Centre for Accessible Environments reflects on why accessible housing is such an important issue for the sector.
Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

Habinteg release 3rd Edition of Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

The third edition Habinteg’s Wheelchair Housing Design Guide has been authored by experts from the Centre for Accessible Environments and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section – Housing
hearing loss

Are we placing people with hearing loss at the heart of...

Jean Hewitt, inclusive environments consultant and director at the Centre for Accessible Environments, explores whether the needs of over 12m people with hearing loss in the UK are forgotten about in the design of new buildings and external spaces
Accessible toilets

Inclusive design: Accessible toilets today

Jean Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Accessible Environments, explores the subject of toilet design and supply and some of the issues for today’s society
Inclusive housing is on the agenda: what does this mean for planners?

Inclusive housing is on the agenda: what does this mean for...

The Housing White Paper could help meet the inclusive housing needs of older and disabled people, says Michelle Horn, Centre for Accessible Environments
Accessible housing in the UK

Why accessible housing shouldn’t be a niche issue

The growing national demand for inclusive, accessible housing shouldn’t be a niche issue, as argued by Jean Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Accessible Environments.

Accessible housing standards: confusion could lead to lack of delivery

Jean Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Accessible Environments returns to the subject of accessible housing standards and how easy it is to confuse the categories .

The new housing standards: Are they fit for purpose?

Jean Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Accessible Environments examines the new housing standards and explains how we can achieve accessibility in our housing...
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Training scheme launched for wheelchair accessibility

A new training scheme has been launched to help housing professionals understand the changes made relating to wheelchair accessible housing standards… The Centre for Accessible...

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