InImpact: The Journal of Innovation Impact

Publisher Future Technology Press
Vol. 8 No. 2 KES Transactions on SDM II - Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2015
Volume Editors KES International
Journal ISSN 2051-6002
Article TitleSustainability criteria for transport of home care staff and frail people
Primary AuthorJana Voegl, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Austria)
Other Author(s) Patrick Hirsch
Pages 213 - 220
Article ID sdm15-012
Publication Date 02-May-16

Transport is a major driver of climate change and other negative effects. At the same time demographic change increases the need for home care services and transport of frail people. This short paper gives an overview of today’s means of transport for home care staff and frail people, and maps out the development of sustainability criteria to optimize these transports.

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Remarks Paper presented at KES International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing, 12-14 April 2015
First date of publication in InImpact: 1 December 2015