|02nd March,2022||Track 5|
As people age, physical impairments or disabilities that make daily life more difficult become more probable. Investing in home adaptation can improve wellbeing, reduce hospital admissions, and avoid or delay residential care. What are the good practices in adapting existing housing? What are the examples of innovative and pioneering approaches to enable people to keep on living in their homes for longer? How can smart equipment be integrated and to what extent does it facilitate ageing in place? How does a digitally connected home contribute to the quality of life and how to ensure that more older adults are connected in ways that suit them in their existing homes?