Access audit handbook

GRANT Alison
Centre for Accessible Environments; RIBA Publishing
Publication year:
130p., DVD
Place of publication:

This is a multimedia planning tool for auditing the accessibility of buildings and services, and writing reports in appropriate formats in the context of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, funding requirements and best practice in building management. The handbook offers straightforward guidance about undertaking access audits and the various report formats to best communicate recommendations. Practical advice is supported by a range of case studies and an authoritative worked example of a successful report based on a real-life access audit. This is supplemented by a series of up-to-date auditing checklists and a DVD that includes both editable, electronic versions of the checklists and an award-winning film, Access Audits: a planning tool for businesses, which will provide a good understanding of what access audits are, their purpose and how to carry one out.

Subject terms:
law, management, physical disabilities, planning, access to services, building design, good practice;
Content type:
practice guidance
United Kingdom
ISBN print:
1 85946 177 8

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