Assessment and analysis of housing accessibility: An instrument for individual or population-level housing interventions to support health
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
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Describe the adaptation and development of the U.S. HE tool and explain its application and use in individual and population-level assessments of accessibility. Discuss the impact of and need for person-environment fit assessments in informing policy and practice to support accessibility in the home environments of older adults and persons with disabilities.
Keyword(s): Accessibility, Built Environment
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal of multiple studies focused on the accessibility and usability of the built environment among older adults with disabilities. My background in architecture and design and human behavior is pivotal and provides a unique approach to this type of research. My scientific interests include person-environment relationships and the impact of the environment on access, use, and meaning of place.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.