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Design to prevent accidents

Even with the best-designed home environment, accidents may happen. If they do, sensitive design may prevent an accident turning into a tragedy.

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Parks / Public Areas

Friendly parks should be designed to provide interaction and bonding through recreation to enable more persons with disabilities to participate in a greater variety of activities as well as to allow them to enjoy the great outdoor spaces. Beyond that sufficient seating and pavilions should be provided for users to pause and rest, or to seek shelter from the weather. Last but not least, all parks should be made safe, usable and accessible to all users.

Footpaths

Main accessible footpaths feature floor surfaces that are stable, firm, slip-resistant and durable.

Park Connectors

Accessible park connectors for both cyclists and pedestrians.

Pedestrian Crossings

Accessible pedestrian crossings connected to facilities within the park.

Pavillions

Accessible pavilion connected to the main footpaths.

Playground

Shock-proofed floor surface

 

Play equipment with rounded edges

Playground for children of all ages and abilities.

Entrance Gates

Entrance gates with visual and tactile profile elements for the visually impaired.

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