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Home Assessments: Evidence-Based Strategies to Decrease Falls & Improve Mobility

Published by <p>As the older adult population continues to grow at a rapid rate, occupational and physical therapists face new challenges in helping individuals age in place. Older adults often lack the knowledge, equipment and home set up to allow them to remain at home safely. This presentation will showcase the importance of home assessment and modification, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Effect of Home Modification Interventions on the Participation of Community Dwelling Adults with Health Conditions: A Systematic Review (2017)

Published by <p>Millions of community dwelling adults in the United States have difficulty completing at least one ADL and report dependence in at least one ADL or IADL. Home modifications are a common compensatory strategies used by occupational therapy practitioners to reduce environmental barriers and improve the occupational performance of clients with functional limitations. Study design This […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Home Safety Checklist

Published by <p>A home safety checklist used for assessing safety, accessibility, and possible barriers for individuals in their homes. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Tub Transfer Bench

Published by <p>A tub transfer bench can be an important DME consideration. Verbal explanation can be difficult, and this handout can offer a written and visual guide for proper set up and use of a transfer bench. May be used in conjunction with home evaluation, discharge planning, caregiver education, and/or during OT intervention to improve recall and […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>