genHOME

Purpose of the genHOME?

The purpose of the genHOME project is to promote the health and well-being of older and disabled people and their families by raising the quality and impact of international research in home modification and housing design through:

  • The use of agreed terminology and outcome measures
  • Information Management of the evidence
  • Co-ordinating and planning necessary research
  • Dissemination of evidence
  • Collaboration between all stakeholders in matters of home modification and housing design

 

Functions and benefits of the genHOME project:

  • To provide a strategic overview of the evidence base in the area of home modification and housing design for older and disabled people and their families.
  • To identify research priorities across this field of research.
  • To encourage a consistent use of research terminology, methodology, and outcome measures across this field of research in order to build a more coherent and compelling body of evidence.
  • To provide a platform for promoting and facilitating interdisciplinary research.
  • To promote the efficient use of research resources.
  • To provide a platform for generating and disseminating useful resources for all people with an interest in home modification and housing design.
  • To inform national and international policy and strategy on home modifications and housing design.

 

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