Accessible Service Network – Lauttasaari Case Study
SessionP2. Strategies and services
Date and Time2014-06-16, 12:00 - 13:45
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Inclusive neighborhood design promotes security and participation. Most elderly residents want to live in their own home as long as possible. However they can face many challenges in their living environment. The goal of this ongoing case study is to promote aging in place by developing the service structure in the neighborhood scale with participation from public, private and third sector service providers. The reachability and accessibility of the environment and the services are assessed with several user driven qualitative methods (workshops, walk through method etc.). For the quality of life it is important that the living environment offers places for social contacts and inclusion. The universal design promotes diversity and equal opportunity to access the premises and the services.