Safety and Security Importance for Elderly Living in Sheltered Housing

Jul 01, 2000

The present project is a collaboration between nursing science, architecture, environmental psychology and art sciences. The aim was to describe older peoples’ opinions of their living conditions in sheltered housing and, from this point of view, document the perceived advantages of and difficulties with sheltered housing with a focus on interior design and outdoor environment.

Author: 
Britt Maj Wikström
Marianne Hjortsjö-Norberg
Gunilla Sviden
Presented at: 
Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition (WCDH 2000, Stockholm)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
The International Academy for Design and Health
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