Lifemark & Design Builders
Homes Designed for Life

Lifemark rated homes are designed to be usable and safe for people of all ages and stages. They are easy to live in – for a lifetime.

The Lifemark Star Rating shows how well a new home will suit you and your family’s needs over a lifetime.

Find out more about the Lifemark Star Rating below.

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How Lifemark Homes are Rated

A new home design is rated against the Lifemark Standards and awarded points based on how adaptable, safe and usable the home is.

The better the rating (3, 4 or 5 Stars), the more it will suit your family’s needs throughout life as they change.

Homes will be assessed focusing on suitability in the following areas:

  • Access to the home – pathways and entrances
  • Getting around – doorways
  • Fittings and fixtures – light switches, handles and tap ware
  • Bedrooms
  • Kitchen and Laundry
  • Bathrooms

5-Star Rating

The ultimate award for a home that has virtually all requirements in place to be usable, adaptable and safe.

4-Star Rating

A high percentage of the design features are built in, plus the home can be can be adapted further if required.

3-Star Rating

The home has met mandatory Lifemark Standards for quality design now, with features built-in for easy adaptation in the future.