Home modification and repair includes adaptations to homes for elders that can make it easier and safer to carry out activities such as bathing, cooking and climbing stairs, as well as alterations to physical structure of the home to improve its overall safety and condition.
Why Is Home Modification and
Home modification and repair can help prevent accidents such as falls. Research suggests that one third to one half of home accidents can be prevented by modification and repair.
Home modification and repair can allow elders to remain in their homes. Older people tend to live in older homes that often need repairs and modifications. Over 60% of older persons live in homes more than 20 years old. Home modification and repair can accommodate lifestyle changes and increase comfort.
Difficulty getting in and out of the shower.
Slipping in the tub or shower
Difficulty turning faucet handles/doorknobs
Inadequate heating or ventilation
Difficulty climbing stairs
Install grab bars, shower seals or transfer benches
Place non skid strips or decals in the tub or shower
Replace faucet knobs with lever handles
Install insulation, storm windows and air conditioner
Install handrails for support
Author:Sheryl Volk Phone: 561-389-8670 Dated: September 6th 2016 Views: 136 About Sheryl: ...
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