With so many options available in today's market, many rehab professionals lack a thorough understanding of possible problems that can plague a home modification project. Challenges that can crop up include detailed home evaluation reports, efficient space relationships, specialty products and the of concepts of universal and accessible home design.
With the aid of this course, therapists will enhance their base knowledge of home modification and improve their related problem solving skills. This course emphasizes the concept of a team approach in which all participants work toward achieving the same goal of a beautiful and functional home environment for their clients.
Scott Anderle, President and owner of Specialized Home Design, begins the course with an identification of the professionals generally involved in home modification and several case studies, including "before" examples, constructions and completion examples. Therapists are shown how to define and differentiate between accessible and universal home design and learn about specialty equipment and their roles within the home environment.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 5 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 5||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Advanced|
|State||Discipline||Approval Status||Provider Code||Expiration Date|
- Home Modification Reports
- Development Phase
- Integration of Parties
- Case Study “Before” Examples
- Case Study Constructions
- Case Study Completion Examples
- What is Accessible Design?
- Seven Principles of Universal Design
- How to Include a Home Modification Report
- Including: Intro, Medical History, Functional Status, House Cleaning & Transfers, Safety & Wheelchairs,
- Including: Outside of Home, Kitchen, Cabinetry, Master Shower
- Client and Condos
- Funding: Insurance Companies
- Funding: Service Waiver
- Funding: No-Fault Statue
- Funding: John Prosser
- Funding: VA
- Funding: Other
- Space Relationships
- Kitchens: Ranges, Countertops, Shelves, Storage, Cupboard, Handles, Faucets, Refrigerators, Cooktops, Sinks, Plumbing, Lighting
- Bathrooms: Bath, Ledges, TP Holder, Grab Bars, Toilets, Fixtures, Showers, Sinks, Reinforcements,
- Tub Sizes, Specialty Products, Vanity
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the basic concepts and principles of home modification.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Identify professionals involved in home modification.
- Define accessible and universal home design.
- Identify specialty equipment and their role within the home environment.
- Identify special space relationship in regards to home modification.
- Define Home and Community Based Service Waiver.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 5
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapist Assistants.
Instructional Level: Advanced
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
- Financial – Scott Anderle is owner of Specialized Home Design and receives a salary. He receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exists.
- No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.