Only 32% of homes slated to be built by 2030 in Great Britain would fall under the baseline classification of accessible, with only 2.5% of those being wheelchair accessible. With one of the largest age sets in the world reaching old age, it begs the question, why are developers leaving seniors and those with disabilities out of the picture? It would be one thing if these numbers were an overall census, older homes are much harder to retrofit for accessibility. But the fact that these are new builds just shows there is still so much work to be done to make the world more accessible for all. Read the full article here.
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