• Housing adaptation for seniors

    Demonstration actions to empower 55+ to better adapt their housing to remain independant at home for longer

  • Screening methodology

    The housing enabler

    The housing enabler is a tool created by Susanne Iwarsson and Bjorn Slaug and is used worldwide by occupational therapists. Partners have been trained in order to use the tool and 100 houses and flats have been screened in Belgium and the NL to use the same tool. Screening methodology

    Screening of houses (results)

    Are our West Flemish houses suitable for ageing in place?

    Following the screening methodology, 110 houses and flats were screened in Belgium and 50 were screened in the Netherland. The result is summarised here : Are our West Flemish houses suitable for ageing in place?

    Screening of districts

    Le vieillissement de la population dans l’agglomération Boulonnaise, diagnostic et propositions d'actions

    In France, a study has been done on the whole boulogne district council (22 communes) : it is a diagnostic on the type of housing per neighborhood + portion of seniors in the population per neighborhood in order to plan strategies for the future regarding housing for seniors. Le vieillissement de la population dans l’agglomération Boulonnaise

    Site visits

    Pilot sites

    Sites visits to pilot flats have been organised with elderly people to show them many innovative solutions to help them age in place. Here are links to these places : The pilot sites