COMPLEX HOME MODIFICATIONS
The role of the Occupational Therapist is to assess the functional needs of the client, and their carers in relation to adapting, modifying or designing a built environment that maximizes a person’s safety, functional capacity and independence. This process includes, providing information to the person to enable them to make informed choices about the design and type of home modifications available to them.
This can include;
- Hob or bathtub removal to create a level access shower
- Recommendations for major ramps at primary access points
- Recommendations for installation of stair lifts
- Re modeling of kitchen, bathrooms and entire home environments to ensure accessibility