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An Accessible Home 

According to the English Housing Survey, an accessible home is one that makes is visitable for all people including wheelchair users. Of the 24 million homes in England less than 9% meet all 4 criteria of: 

 

  • Level access to main entrance 

  • A flush threshold at the main door (less than 15mm) 

  • Sufficiently wide doorways 

  • A toilet at entrance level 

 

Around 2.3 million homes have at least one adaption for a person with a disability, the main item being grab rails in 1.8 million homes. 

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