Home assessment
  • Functional home assessment to facilitate independence in daily living
  • Education on safe and efficient ways to perform daily task
Equipment prescription

Assessment of functional needs to determine suitable equipment, such as:

  • Pressure relieving /pressure redistribution equipment, e.g. pressure redistribution cushions and mattresses for the management of pressure ulcers
  • Transfer aids, e.g. hoists
  • Bathroom equipment, e.g. mobile shower commodes, shower chairs and toilet frames
  • Smaller household aids, e.g. adaptive cutlery
  • Wheelchair and seating assessment
  • Personal response systems, e.g. Medi-Alert systems
  • Educating clients, families and carers on the use of specialised equipment, safe transferring and positioning.
Home Modifications
  • Advice regarding practical and cost effective home modifications, e.g. hand rail positioning, installation of ramps and chair raisers.
  • Liaison with contractors to ensure clients needs are completely addressed
Other areas
  • Ergonomic assessment and modifications
  • Task simplification, energy conservation and joint protection education
  • Advice regarding falls prevention and safety in the home.
  • Relaxation and pain management