Are you worried about your elderly relative’s capacity to navigate their house safely? Are you looking for ways to make their home more accessible for them to stay engaged? Elder friendly house renovations (การ จัด บ้าน สำหรับ ผู้ สูงอายุ, which is the term in Thai) can help you accomplish this. Things like wider hallways and walkways, extra light, chair ramps, and handrails can make your home feel safer for your elderly loved one.
Thai culture has several features that work well for older homeowners. Elder’s want to live their life as independently as possible for as long as possible. As a result, they want to have everything they need to live well at home. To make your elder happy, you should increase seniors’ safety and amenities in your home.
Things To Consider When Renovate An Elder Friendly House
It is a good idea to make a house senior-friendly. But here are a few things to consider renovating a house to be senior-friendly.
The first thing you will consider is the location of your house. It should be easy to access. The house should not be so far from the city that you find it difficult to travel. When choosing a location for your elder’s, the primary thing you should remember is that the location must be near the Hospital and medical store to reach them whenever they have any medical emergency quickly.
Another thing is, Public transportation should be near your house. Also, it should not be difficult to walk from your home. The shopping malls and supermarkets should be near your house. Your elders should be living nearby as well.
Second, on the list is the design. Think about the design first before you fill-up the house. The design should be based on your elder’s age, health, and needs. The house must be designed to be easy to clean, such as having a dishwasher and washing machine. Also an attached bathroom for your elder is ideal.
Third, on the list are facilities. Make sure to have facilities and equipment in the house that can accommodate your elder easily. Choose accessible equipment to use so your elder does not have trouble using it. Choose slip-resistant flooring, handrails, and grab bars for your elder’s bathroom. These help your elder to maneuver around easily. Also, choose bed, door and furniture heights that are comfortable for your elder.
In conclusion, here are things that will help you renovate elder friendly house. If I missed any points, please mention them in the comments section. I will be glad to help you out.