Ageing in Hong Kong? Study on Local Elderly Housing and Multi-generational Living in Future
FIGURE 1.39 Single female unit
Complimentary home modifications are offered to wheelchair users. Compared to type-2, it is clearly better for residents to have self-contained bathrooms. Around five to seven residents share a kitchen and dining area which are located near to their own units along the corridor. An open air corridor allows natural ventilation, however it also hinders spontaneous interactions between neighbours as most residents keep their doors closed when the weather become either too hot (with the air-conditioning on) or too cold.