Ergonomic of Old Age Homes and Health

By: Shewanti N. Kashyap, Promila Sharma & A.K. Shukla (Authors)

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The Indian family has traditionally provided natural social security to the old people. However, in more recent times, institutions such as old age homes are sharing the traditional role of family due to some factors like increased urbanization, migration of younger adults of the family to towns and in some case to foreign countries and increased participation of women in paid employment outside the homes. As the proportion of elder people in the Indian population continues to increase, there are demand for increased in number of old age homes in India and consequent to these, there is need to ensure safety. Until recent times, ergonomics have tried to improve industrial situation by improving the condition of work but workstations and furniture in residential buildings particularly in old age homes have been neglected to a greater extent. Certain research question like are the old age homes build according to the national building codes and with the guideline of ergonomic principles, are the infrastructure facilities, environmental parameters, work station, interior decoration and constructional features are functional according to capacity of old age. Further are the furniture build according to the Indian furniture and by keeping the anthropometric data of elderly people? The present book is an attempt to seek answer to these queries. The scholars from various disciplines have contributed towards this important issue. A book of such parameters is of great help to not only those who take care of old aged, but also to old age home owners, designers, manufacturers, and organization that are concerned about them. Printed Pages: 208.

Title: Ergonomic of Old Age Homes and Health

Author Name: Shewanti N. Kashyap, Promila Sharma & A.K. Shukla (Authors)

Categories: India, Sociology,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

ISBN: 8180699978

ISBN 13: 9788180699979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 112510

Keywords: Ergonomic of Old Age Homes and Health Shewanti N. Kashyap, Promila Sharma & A.K. Shukla (Authors)