Assistive products for persons with disability – Classification and terminology

Name: Assistive products for persons with disability - Classification and terminology
Number: EN ISO 9999:2011
Issuing Organisation: CEN ISO
Country: International
Type: Standard
Issue Year: 2011
Forward Review Date: Not known
Domains: Active and Healthy Ageing, Services
Fields: Assistive Technologies, Health and Well-being, Housing and Care Facilities
Intended Audience: Carers, Governmental and Public Sector bodies, Private Sector bodies
Abstract: ISO 9999:2011 establishes a classification of assistive products, especially produced or generally available, for persons with disability. Assistive products used by a person with disability, but which require the assistance of another person for their operation, are included in the classification. The following items are specifically excluded from ISO 9999:2011: items used for the installation of assistive products; solutions obtained by combinations of assistive products that are individually classified in ISO 9999:2011; medicines; assistive products and instruments used exclusively by healthcare professionals; non-technical solutions, such as personal assistance, guide dogs or lip-reading; implanted devices; and financial support.
Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: High
Older Person Specific : No
Usage: Not known
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