home modification

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home modification

Any physical modification to a residence that increases its usage, safety, security, and independence, esp. for those with motor or sensory limitations.
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For the program on falls prevention through home modification, the GRIP team rated 82% understandability and 70% actionability.
In addition, the event will discuss home modifications or that families can do if they have a relative with Parkinson's disease.
Likewise, construction companies are becoming savvier with home modifications that make living spaces safer and more accommodating.
Home modifications whose main purpose is medical care-such as entrance or exit ramps--and that do not increase the home's value
The bill also would allocate $200,000 to provide home modifications and moving expenses for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings who have either lost a limb or the use of a limb as a result of the bombings.
Home modifications and investing in clothing to deal with the physical changes following diagnosis and treatment cost one in three patients more than PS100 a month, while the same number of patients required additional help around the house or garden, which cost on average PS12 a month.
The book describes eye injuries and disorders of surrounding structures, such as chemical burns, foreign objects, blowout fractures, chalazion, and eyelid tumors; congenital, hereditary, and other disorders that affect vision, like color blindness, albinism, Down syndrome, stroke,diabetes, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, infectious diseases like herpes, and traumatic injuries, and preventing injuries; and living with low vision, including home modifications, driving, independence, travel, and employment.
Permanent disability claims usually require home healthcare services and products, including big-ticket items, like power chairs, home modifications and vehicle modifications.
Insurance discounts for home modifications could be reduced [Palm Beach Post]
Residential building permits are required for most single-family, duplex, and mobile home modifications in the Anchorage area.
Dream House is an organization that offers a unique Transition Care Model, which provides education, skills training, home modifications, equipment and healthcare supplies to enable families to care for their children at home.
The anomolies contribute to lengthy time delays in providing equipment and home modifications, and reduce choices for people whose disability has not been the result of an accident.