Home adaptation involves adapting a home so that a Care recipient (cr) can remain in the home modifying the home is often less expensive than moving the cr or placing her in institutional care if the cr is to remain at home she must be able to perform certain activities with minimal assistance

Try: Access the cr’s ability to perform these basic activities in her living environment moving around the house using the telephone preparing meals cleaning doing laundry taking medications managing finances knowing the cr’s ability to perform these functions will help determine the home’s necessary adaptations these are not exclusive but important functions that a semi-independent cr must be able to perform

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Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Mobility, Independence

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Keywords: Home modifications stay at home

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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