Has Universal Design (UD) had an impact on home safety? Has UD prevented falls or other accidents around the home?

I have searched the internet for studies on the success of UD regarding home safety.  Such studies may be available, but I have not discovered them yet.Simply stated, UD principles were created in 1997.  From Wikipedia, “Universal design is the design of buildings, products or environments to make them accessible to all people, regardless of age, disability or other factors.The term "universal design" was coined by the architect Ronald Mace to describe the concept of designing all products and the built environment to be aesthetic and usable to…

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A Very Short Overview Of “Universal Design”

UD Or Universal Design Is A Basic Building Block To "Home Safety" Features--It Is Worth The Time - Please Read In the 1980’s and 90’s, significant progress was made in defining “accessibility” or the ability to safely move around a building and “use” the features of your building or home.  The term “Universal Design” or “UD” was defined.  Simply stated, “UD” defined how to eliminate obstacles to mobility and make it easy to preform basic functions i.e., opening…

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