Useful links related to the Enabler concept and Housing Enabler
National Housing Enabler Center in Denmark
A website about Housing Enabler in Danish, for information and support to users and others who are interested in the Housing Enabler in Denmark, has been published by the University College of North Jutland, UCN
Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
An agreement on collaboration has been signed concerning translation into Finnish of the instrument, Housing Enabler training courses, and education of instructors.
The University College of Health - North Jutland
An agreement on collaboration has been signed concerning translation into Danish of the instrument, Housing Enabler training courses, and education of instructors.
Helpdesk for users of Housing Enabler in Finland
A helpdesk for finnish speaking users of the Housing Enabler instrument is hosted by the University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä. Webmasters and responsible for the content are students Kalle Lindgren and Timo Repo, under supervision of Aila Pikkarainen and her team.
Research Group Gerontology and Occupational Therapy, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University
Susanne Iwarsson is leader of this research group that does research in gerontology and geriatric care, more specifically in environmental gerontology, with the focus on housing, outdoor environment, public facilities and public transport as supportive environments for older people's activity and health. The geriatric care perspective is characterized by an orientation towards primary care/municipal health care, especially occupational therapy and health-promotion/preventive measures for older people in the community. Björn Slaug is also member of the group as doctoral student and research engineer.
The Enable Age Project
Website for the EU sponsored project with five european countries collaborating to examine the home environment as a determinant for autonomy, participation, and well-being in very old age.
A description of the project is also availabe on the Enabler Projects page.
IDEA Center for Inclusive Design & Environmental Access, School of Architecture and Planning - University at Buffalo.
The IDEA center is dedicated to improving the design of environments and products by making them more usable, safer and appealing to people with a wide range of abilities, throughout their life spans. Professor Edward Steinfeld is the Director of the IDEA center.
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