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Design for Disabled & Elderly Environments. Making Homes More Comfortable and Accessible. Entrances Part 1 of 10. Contents. Lighting Package Shelves Entrance Doors Changes to Meet Temporary or Individual Needs Replacing or Installing Entire Entrances.

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design for disabled elderly environments

Design for Disabled & Elderly Environments

Making Homes More Comfortable and Accessible

Entrances

Part 1 of 10

contents
Contents
  • Lighting
  • Package Shelves
  • Entrance Doors
  • Changes to Meet Temporary or Individual Needs
  • Replacing or Installing Entire Entrances
  • Common Entrance Problems
  • Remodeled Entrances
  • Porch Landings
  • Steps/Stairs
  • Drop-Offs
  • Signage
  • Doorbells
  • Intercom Call Boxes
common barriers
Common Barriers
  • Number Signs
  • Doorbell
  • Security “Peep” Hole
  • Knob Handles
  • Doors
    • -Heavy
    • -Narrow
  • Steps
  • -Handrail
  • -Nosing
  • Lighting
  • Drop-off Area
remodeled entrances
Remodeled Entrances
  • Lighting
  • Lever handle
  • Doorbell
  • Second “Peep” Hole
  • Package Shelf
remodeled entrances1
Remodeled Entrances
  • Auxiliary Handle
  • Kick Plate
  • Porch & Walkway
  • House Number
  • Abrasive Stripes
  • Handrail
  • Planters
porch landing
Porch Landing
  • Porch Size
  • Raise Porch Level
  • Surface slope away from the building
  • Adding weather stripping
  • Caulking at all exposed joints.
steps stairs
Steps & Stairs

Tread & Nosing Design

  • Step/Stair Repair and Replacement
  • Stair Railing Replacement
drop offs
Drop-Offs
  • Edge Protection
signage
Signage

Easy-to-Read Signage

  • Type
    • Characters
    • Background
      • Signage at Multiple Entrances
  • Mounting Height
  • and Location
doorbell intercom call box
Doorbell & Intercom Call Box

Features of Easy-to-Use Intercom Call Box

  • Activation Button
    • Characteristics
  • Type
    • Characteristics
lighting
Lighting
  • Focused Lighting at Lock-set
  • Changes in Vision
package shelves
Package Shelves
  • Attached Shelf
  • “Half” Wall Shelf
  • Railing Shelf
entrance doors
Entrance Doors
  • Doorway clearance
  • Maneuverability
  • Weight
additional changes to meet temporary or individual needs
Additional Changes to MeetTemporary or Individual Needs
  • Knocker Light
  • Doorbell Connected to Flashing Light
additional changes to meet temporary or individual needs1
Additional Changes to MeetTemporary or Individual Needs
  • Wireless doorbell
  • Intercom with Video Display
  • Combination of Raised Platform & Temporary Ramp
replacing or installing entire entrances
Replacing or Installing Entire Entrances
  • Lifts
  • Wood Bevels
  • Abrasive strips
  • Earth Cut and Fill
  • Package shelf
replacing or installing entire entrances1
Replacing or Installing Entire Entrances

Ramps

  • Maneuvering Space
  • Difficulties with long Ramps

Earth Berm and Bridges

  • Temporary Wood platform