CAAD

Centre for Domestic Ambience Adaptation

Improving the quality of environments to overcome all kinds of architectural barriers.

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CONTENT SUMMARY

Topic

Accessibility and management of the home environment

Target audience

• Citizens with autonomy problems at home
• Social and health service operators
• Technicians, designers and installers

How to access

Contact administration

tel. 051/558597
mobile 335/6653384  caadbologna@ausilioteca.org

www.retecaad.it

Price

Free of charge,
for all services

Topic

Accessibility and management of the home environment

Target audience

• Citizens with autonomy problems at home
• Social and health service operators
• Technicians, designers and installers

How to access

Contact administration

tel. 051/558597
mobile 335/6653384  caadbologna@ausilioteca.org

Price

Free of charge,
for all services

We make accessible
new environments or existing ones

The CAAD was set up to provide information and advice to the citizens of the Metropolitan City of Bologna in the field of home care, identifying solutions that can improve the usability of one's home and lighten the family's care burden.

The CAAD integrates and reinforces the responses of the local agencies that deal in various ways with the lives of disabled and elderly persons, in particular with the social-health workers of the Bologna and Imola USL.

CAAD supports 

citizens in
the following areas:

Environmental adaptations

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Accessibility routes

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Technologies for environmental interaction

Contributi e agevolazioni

Who can access CAAD services

To Bologna CAAD can access 

for free all citizens in the province of bologna, directly or through the territorial social and health services for people with disability and older people.

The services 

we offer includes:

Consulenze per la valutazione del domicilio e ambienti di vita (scuola, azienda)

Consulenze telefoniche o via mail su agevolazioni o contributi

Information through specialised professionals

Training or updating courses

The Bologna CAAD team is made up of several professionals, including: occupational therapist, professional educator, social worker, architect, biomedical electronics engineer, civil construction engineer, and telecommunications engineer with expertise in home automation and environmental control.

The team carries out case assessments through in-depth interviews with the user, their families and/or professional technicians.

When necessary, home visits are also carried out.

Le soluzioni oggetto della consulenza sono ad esempio:

• superamento di scale o altre barriere verticali

adattamenti del bagno, della cucina o di altri ambienti

ausili per la vita quotidiana, arredi ed accessori, automazioni e applicazioni domotiche.

How to access to 

CAAD consultancies

To request a consultancy, simply contact the CAAD centre by phone during office hours.

Through specialised personnel, the CAAD provides information on all the tax benefits and contributions citizens can access for home adaptations. The staff also carries out information and cultural dissemination activities by collaborating with magazines, documentation centres and the local press.

Some examples of information that can be obtained from the desk:

• contributions for works to remove architectural barriers in residential buildings (Law 13/89 calls managed by the municipalities)

contributions on the purchase of technology or equipment
(Regional Law 29/97 calls managed by the municipalities)

fiscal facilities in the barriers and assistive devices sector

How to access to 

information desk

To access to the information desk it is possiblee to go to the following address in attendance:

Address

Area Ausili di Corte Roncati
Via Sant' Isaia 90 - 40123 Bologna

Desk hours

Monday 14.00/16.00

Thursday 10.00/16.00

The desk is free of charge and with direct access (so no appointment is necessary), however, it is advisable to call before accessing.

Telephone

tel. 051/558597
mobile 335/6653384

For further information

For further information, specific forms or in-depth articles, please visit the dedicated website of the Emilia-Romagna CAAD network, Bologna section.

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