Canada’s population is aging at a faster rate than ever before. Seniors are the fastest-growing age group in the country. According to Statistics Canada, more than ﬁve million Canadian are now over the age of 65. Ninety percent of Canadians want to live in the same home or community safely and independently as they age.
Whether you’re building a new house or renovating an existing home, working with seniors can pose some unique challenges. The C-CAPS certiﬁcation will provide professionals like yourself the expertise required to guide your clients through a successful home modiﬁcation to allow them to age in place comfortably for as long as they like.
The course content is also applicable to home modifications needed for illness and injury at any stage of life.
- Design and building standards
- Universal design concepts
- Implementation of design concepts
- Scenario-based learning
- Instructor led training
- Scenario-based discussions