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Access to hotels for people with hearing loss

The guidance document entitled ‘Access to Hotels for People with Hearing Loss’ written by architect Chris Harrowell and the Inclusive Hotels Network (IHN) has recently been updated. The document was first published in November 2016 and was recently updated in October 2017.

The guidance document was published as a result of meetings between hotel operators, access consultants, occupational therapists, product designers and other professionals to address the knowledge gap between the guidance in Approved Document M & BS 8300 which is aimed at construction industry professionals.

The document highlights important issues such as:

The document also makes a number of recommendations to be considered when designing inclusive hotels and facilities under three headings and examples of these are listed below:

Built Environment



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