Home Modifications - The Bathroom and Bedroom

 

This course is designed to describe the home safety hazards and challenges facing older adults and to offer solutions in the form of adaptive equipment and home modifications. It will describe the common cognitive, physical, and visual impairments older adults face as they age and how these issues lead to injuries and loss of independence in the bathroom and bedroom. The course will highlight the factors to consider when deciding upon equipment or remodeling. The course will also summarize available options for home modifications, specifically related to the bedroom and bathroom. Finally, it will present multiple brief case scenarios and offer solutions for adapting the client�s home, specifically related to the bedroom and bathroom areas, to fit their needs.

$25.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-RT-0-HMBB

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

American Occupational Therapy Association

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1, 2 & 3. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.00 contact hours, approval number 20-593979.

Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.00 contact hours, approval number 20-593979.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-HMBB
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2020
Learning Objectives:
Describe the impact of falls in the home on individuals, families, the healthcare system, and the economy
Identify 4 age-related changes in the human body and describe the implications of each one on safety in the home
List 3 important considerations to take into account when deciding on home modifications
Compare and contrast 4 modifications to the bedroom to support self-care tasks
Compare and contrast 4 modifications to the bathroom to support self-care tasks
Select the most appropriate home modifications for a client after reading a brief background scenario

Outline:
Learning Objectives What Changes Do Older Adults Experience as They Age? How Can We Measure These Changes? How Do These Changes Affect Independence and Performance in Activities of Daily Living? How Common Are Falls Among Older Adults? How Costly Are Falls Among Older Adults? How Can Home Modification Help? Knowledge Check What Is Universal Design? What Are the Principles of Universal Design? Knowledge Check What Factors Should Be Considered When Deciding on Home Modifications? What Personal Factors Should Be Considered When Deciding on Home Modifications? What Are Examples of Home Assessments for Older Adults? Knowledge Check How Can the Existing Environment Be Rearranged? (Cost: Low) What Types of Adaptive Equipment Are Available for Dressing? (Cost: Low) What Types of Bathroom Equipment Are Available? (Cost: Low to Moderate) What Are the Options for More Extensive Home Modification? Knowledge Check Scenario for Home Modifications - 1 Scenario for Home Modifications - 2 Scenario for Home Modifications - 3 Summary

Instructor: Tameika McLean, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM

Tameika McLean is an occupational therapist working in the Washington, DC area. She has worked in the acute care, acute rehabilitation, subacute rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and outpatient settings. She graduated from Columbia University with an MS in Occupational Therapy in 2014.

Disclosure: Tameika McLean, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Home Health.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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Accommodations
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