Universal design in housing for older people

To submit a project to this page, complete the form and send to anuhd@anuhd.org

ANUHD considers the minimum standard is Livable Housing Design Gold Level as outlined in the Livable Housing Design Guidelines.

Contact the project directly to confirm the level of universal design features and accessibility. 

Palm Lake Resort Retirement Village, Ballina

This large resort has incorporated features into its home designs that are particularly valued by the Over 55’s demographic, including easy access to homes and utilities within the home. The resort’s housing is integrated into a broader accessible environment, including sport and leisure facilities

Palm Lake Resort: Ballina

Palm Lake Resort Tea Gardens Retirement Village

This Over 55’s Lifestyle Resort has been designed to ensure ease of access to homes and facilities around the resort through the provision of wide, level pathways; extra wide entry doors, hallways and doorways throughout the homes; and many other features identified by Livable Housing Australia as conducive to easy, comfortable living for residents.

Palm Lake Resort: Tea Gardens

Heritage-listed retirement village: Victoria

The development provides 35 one and two bedroom units. The architecture complements the existing heritage-listed Rushall Park village. The development has been designed for functional comfort and liveability for older people, which follows universal design guide principles. Each unit includes design features such as, large light switches, and user-friendly kitchens and bathrooms.

Joshua Wheeler MGS Architects

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