This workshop will provide basic concepts and considerations for effective home modifications. We will look at guiding principles for effective home modifications and solutions for common home modification needs.
Course created on July 1, 2014
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 487170; NBCOT/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.2 Intermediate
- The participant will be able to describe the difference between ADA design, and individualized accessible design.
- The participant will be able provide and design effective ramp and lift options for stair management in the home.
- The participant will be able utilize effective instruments and tools for home accessibility assessments and reports.
- The participant will be able provide effective grab bar recommendations for safety in the bathroom.
|0-10 Minutes||General introduction and overview|
|10-25 Minutes||Doing modifications the right way: a functional task analysis based approach|
|25-40 Minutes||Balancing values for adaptations: solutions based approach|
|40-60 Minutes||Accessibility evaluation tool & instruments and principles for accessible design|
|60-80 Minutes||Bathroom accessibility including barrier free showers, grab bar considerations and options, tub cutouts, walk-in tubs, slip resistance solutions|
|80-100 Minutes||Stair management & entry solutions including ramp considerations and options, lift considerations and options. Also VPL, convertastep, stairlift, IPL and home elevator|
|100-115 Minutes||Lift/transfer technology including manual sit to stand, floor transfer lift systems, ceiling lift solutions- bathroom- transfer access- caregiver protection- exercise solution|
Rob Horkheimer, PT, MPT, CEAC, CAPS, ECHM
Rob Horkheimer is a practicing physical therapist, accessibility consultant, accessible construction business owner and national instructor on accessible home modifications. Rob has extensive experience and knowledge in the field of accessible home modifications and provides consultations and instruction on a national platform on the topic of accessible environmental modifications.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Context and Environment Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
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