Coming Home: Understanding Home Modifications When Sudden Changes Are Needed
"An excellent tool for case managers, discharge planners and other proffesionals involved with providing senior services who are having to explain home modifications" Monica N, Case manager. Making the transition from a care facilty to home can mean sudden changes are needed in the home to allow continued independence. Having an aging parent move into the home can aslo require modifications in the envitonment This is a practical guide to doing a needs assessment and includes the four questions to better planning. Color photographs and text show solutions to many common problems we all face as an aging population.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
allow area rug assistive devices bath Bathrooms bedroom benefit best choice better planning caregiver and related changes are needed client's clutter Coming Home common consider continued independence cracked curtain doorway downstairs easy reach electric stair chair Electrical cords Elevated Platforms emergency personnel exit eye to safety Fall Prevention feet find you quickly four questions front getting grab bars Halls Hallways handrails hazard home can require home environment Home Modification httpillwww Increased Stability independent living installation interior keep kitchen light switch limited space longer-term look maneuver mobility motion sensor light move needs assessment night night-lights peace of mind person planning means peace problems prognosis rail ramp related professionals removed safe zone safer short-term solutions shower chair shower doors Shower/tub Shuffling Sidewalks simple situation is different slope step sturdy therapists toilet tour transfer bench trash tread trip factor walk walker Wheelchair accessibility yard Yes No NOTES