Conference Proceedings

Pilot study on IEQ of an aged-care facility in Victoria

H-W Chau, J Zhou, M Noguchi, D Hes, L Aye

ZEMCH Network | Published : 2018

Abstract

Australian population is ageing. The proportion of Australian population over 65 years old has been increased and it is projected to be 25% in 2042. Although the Victorian Government has promoted ageing in place under home care package services, there is still a genuine need to provide more residential aged care services to satisfy the needs. The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) of residential aged care facilities is closely related to the health and well-being of residents living there. In this pilot study, the Adare Supported Residential Services (SRS) in Victoria is selected as the site for investigation. Some sensors are deployed in both communal areas and residents’ rooms to collect t..

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