May 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
There are many adjustments that care partners can implement to improve the feeding environment for people with dementia. Video on how to use this resource:
January 18, 2022 by txinsights.
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, […]
Effect of Home Modification Interventions on the Participation of Community Dwelling Adults with Health Conditions: A Systematic Review (2017)
January 16, 2022 by txinsights.
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 […]
December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
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 […]