Services

Home assessment

  • Equipment/assistive technology assessment and prescription
  • Minor and major/complex home modifications
  • Functional home assessment to facilitate independence in daily living
  • Advice regarding falls prevention and safety in the home
  • Education on safe and efficient ways to perform daily tasks

Equipment/Assistive Technology 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

Assessment regarding minor and major/complex home modifications, to enable safety and independence in your home. Assessment for modifications take into account your disability needs, assistive technology and long-term accessibility. Assessment includes liaison with builders/contractor to ensure needs are completely addressed.

  • Minor home modifications may include items such as grab rails, and installation of ramps
  • Major/complex home modifications include structural and layout modifications, such as bathroom modifications to enable safety with wheelchair access and use of assistive technology

Other areas

  • Ergonomic assessment and modifications
  • Task simplification, energy conservation and joint protection education
  • Relaxation and pain management