Accessible Home Modifications

Course: #2325Level: Intermediate2 Hours 3148 Reviews
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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

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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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the difference between ADA design, and individualized accessible design.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able provide and design effective ramp and lift options for stair management in the home.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able utilize effective instruments and tools for home accessibility assessments and reports.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able provide effective grab bar recommendations for safety in the bathroom.

Agenda

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
115-120 Minutes Conclusion/Questions

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Presenter Disclosure: Presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course was originally presented on our sister site, PhysicalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: Most of the products that I will speak about, we also sell to individuals as a vendor, but I am not a manufacturer of any of these products.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

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.


CE Broker

CE Broker

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

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.