Geriatrics Essay

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GERIATRIC INDIA & PUBLIC PLACES INTERVENING FACTORS CONTROLLING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT Contents Abstract.............................................................................................................. 3 Chapter 1 1. Introduction 1. Background 2. Project Rationale 3. Research Objectives 4. Research Questions 5. Hypothesis 6. Structure of the study Chapter 2 2. Geriatrics & Public Places Chapter 3 3. Methodology 1. Research Methods 2. Secondary Research 3. Primary Research 1. Quantitative approach 2. Qualitative approach 4. Limitations & Problems Chapter 4 4. Research findings & Analysis 1. Quantitative Analysis 2. Qualitative Analysis 3. Summary Chapter 5 5. Conclusion 1. Recommended Guidelines 2. Limitations & Future Research Abstract Geriatric population of India has been increasing tremendously and so are the problems associated with them. The developing countries, like India, have much less time to take appropriate steps in favour of the geriatrics than the developed countries, which have already started preparing themselves for the ever increasing aged population of their respective countries. Smallest changes in buildings can make the environment more comfortable and friendly for them. Public buildings within a residential area do not serve all the residents as efficiently. This is because of the fact that these buildings were not built to cater to the demographic transition that the country is facing. They are not prepared for the same. Though some buildings have facilities for the physically challenged, facilities for geriatrics are not incorporated in any. It has to be understood that physically challenged and the elderly are completely

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