Creating homes that people would like to live in rather than have to live in: Is there a role for occupational therapists in the design of housing?

Cover Viewpoint 85

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 85 explores the unique skill set that Occupational Therapists can bring to ensure that homes are accessible and adaptable to the changing needs of residents as they age. It highlights how first-hand experience of working with end users to find effective solutions can inform and complement the design and specifications of new build, refurbishments and adaptations.