Getting Ahead of the Trend toward Accessibility: Code Amendments and Other Initiatives

November 4, 2015 3:00pm

Philip Rizcallah
Manager
Canadian Codes Centre National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

Ed Starr
Partner
SHS Consulting

  • What are the things that need to be considered when designing housing for seniors?
  • Are there best practices and lessons learned?
  • As accessibility issues and alternative housing options become more important with an aging population, are building codes keeping pace?
  • How does the latest edition of the National Building Code of Canada address code issues specific to building seniors housing?