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Assistive products for persons with disability – Classification and terminology

Name: Assistive products for persons with disability - Classification and terminology

Identifier: EN ISO 9999:2011

Issuing Organisation: CEN ISO

Country: International

Language: English

Organization website (opens in new window): http://standards.cen.eu/

Link to standard (opens in new window): http://standards.cen.eu/dyn/www/f?p=204%3A110%3A0%3A%3A%3A%3AFSP_PROJECT%2CFSP_ORG_ID%3A30399%2C6274&cs=1EAB3DC407DDB96C27E466CDD276221F1

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Type: Standard

Issue Year: 2011

Forward Review Date: Not known

Fields: Assistive Technologies  Health and Wellbeing  Housing and Care Facilities 

Intended Audiences: Carers, Governmental and Public Sector Bodies, and 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 / Adoption status: Not known

Comments:

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