Home modification success depends on a well-thought-out home assessment. Using the PEO model, you can determine the correct modifications for each individual within their home. Secondary factors of building codes, the feasibility of construction, and cost-effectiveness also need to be considered to make sure each modification is safe and effective.
Course created on August 5, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 04918; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-932976; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ramp slope specifications according to ADA vs. state codes and apply them to the individual home assessment needs.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate grab bar placements based on the biomechanics of push/pull techniques for individual clients to support ADL independence.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast bathroom accessibility options according to functionality and cost-effectiveness to support ADL independence.
|5-15 Minutes||Falls Within the Home|
|15-45 Minutes||Adaptive Equipment to Increase Safety|
|45-55 Minutes||Things to Avoid When Assessing for Environmental Modifications|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Lee Lohrentz has been an Occupational therapist for over 9 years working in many settings including acute care, inpatient rehab, hand therapy, work hardening and conditioning, long-term care, home health, business development, and ergonomics, and now focusing on aging in place. Lee graduated from UW Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in Exercises Science and Health Promotion and then a master's degree in Occupational Therapy from UW- La Crosse in 2012. Working in numerous areas of occupational therapy, Lee has discovered his passion for home accessibility for aging in place. Lee lives in Holmen, Wisconsin with his wife Jamie who is also an Occupational Therapist, and their two children Braxton and Hadleigh.
Dustin Drath has been an Occupational therapist for over 8 years working in many settings including acute care, inpatient rehab, and orthopedics Dustin graduated from UW La Crosse with a Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and Psychology and then a master's degree in Occupational Therapy from UW- La Crosse in 2013. Dustin currently co-owns and operates a business that focuses on aging in place and home modifications.
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