IJSSH 2017 Vol.7(11): 693-697 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2017.V7.909

Construction of “Community-Oriented” Residential Facilities for the Aged — A Case Study of Lanting Senile Apartment in Hangzhou

D. Jinghua and Z. Dian
Abstract—To construct the community-oriented residential facilities for the aged with the combination of medical nursing and elderly support is not only in accord with the fundamental policy of elderly support, relying on urban community, but also an effective approach and inexorable trend in solving the current development predicament of old-age care institutions as well as meeting the elderly's special demands. Taking Lanting senile apartment in Hangzhou as an example, this paper deeply analyzes the design features in the aspects of facility location, functional configuration, and community environment, suitable space for the aged, humanistic service. It is generally aimed at defining how to realize the dynamic integration of medical nursing and elderly support, and how to achieve the communitization of residential facilities for the aged, so as to provide reference basis for constructing the diversified and compound facilities for the aged in the future.

Index Terms—Community-oriented, combination of medical nursing and elderly support, diversification, resource sharing, senile apartment.

D. Jinghua and Z. Dian are with the School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shannxi, 710054 China (e-mail: sunshinedd0325@ xjtu.edu.cn, dian-z@xjtu.edu.cn).

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Cite: D. Jinghua and Z. Dian, "Construction of “Community-Oriented” Residential Facilities for the Aged — A Case Study of Lanting Senile Apartment in Hangzhou," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 693-697, 2017.

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