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Design information

This section provides design/technical points, relevant aspects of Whaikaha – Ministry of Disabled People funding and clinical considerations to think about during the assessment and housing modifications process. Developed by the Housing Working Group 2010.

Information for EMS Assessors, click on the links below:

Modular ramp guide for assessors

Rails, Steps, Easy Steps and Stairs Information Sheet for EMS Assessors

Whaikaha Doors, Doorways and Walls Information

Chair or Platform Stair lift information

Ceiling Mounted Overhead Hoists information

Bidet Information Sheet for EMS Assessors

Level Access Shower, Toilet, Vanity Information Sheet for EMS Assessors

1m External Platform Lift

1.5m External Platform Lift Information Sheet for EMS Assessors

The Nuts & Bolts of Drawing Plans for Housing Modifications

A presentation developed by Tania Smellie, Occupational Therapist covering how to illustrate an existing layout and proposed design solutions in sketch and scale.

The nuts and bolts of housing modifications