Glossary

Person Centric Care

The person is an equal partner in planning and delivering their care with their own identity, needs, wishes, choices, beliefs and values respected.

Inclusive Community

A community that includes persons with disabilities living with and/or among others who are not disabled, in a variety of housing situations. It engages all its citizens in decision-making processes that affect their lives and values diversity.

Wheelchair Accessible

Built in compliance with the Federal/Provincial accessibility guidelines and building codes.

Wheelchair Friendly

Involves removing all additional barriers and designing to make daily living more accessible for all, inside and outside the home.  See the Beyond Code resource.