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.
This course has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.00 contact hours, approval number 20-593979.
This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.00 contact hours, approval number 20-593979.
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?
What Is Universal Design?
What Are the Principles of Universal Design?
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?
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?
Scenario for Home Modifications - 1
Scenario for Home Modifications - 2
Scenario for Home Modifications - 3
Tameika McLean is an occupational therapist based in the Washington, DC metro area. She has worked in the acute care, acute rehabilitation, subacute rehabilitation/skilled nursing, and outpatient settings. She is also a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) and will soon earn the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Low Vision certificate.Disclosure: Tameika McLean, MS, OTR/L, CAPS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.