home assessment

home as·sess·ment

(hōm ă-sesmĕnt)
A tool for evaluating the need to modify a patient's residence to resolve problems related to decreased mobility.

home assessment

An evaluation of the home environment of older persons and of persons with functional impairments, usually by an occupational therapist or home care specialist, in order to prevent falls and injuries, identify architectural barriers and safety hazards, and recommend modifications or devices for improving mobility, safety, and independent function.
Synonym: home evaluation
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Antill had a job with Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce and went into work immediately following a home assessment of her eligibility for Personal Independence Payments (PIP), during which she told her assessor that she needed a carer to help her every day and she was no longer able to drive.
"During a home assessment we will talk about your specific needs so we can get a full understanding of problems you're encountering," said Rob.
"Now that we have been provided with further information, the assessment provider is arranging for Mr Berry to have a home assessment, and are contacting him for that."
The SNMHS also demonstrated convergent validity with two survey tools that have content validity for PCMH concepts: the Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (ACIC) tool (r = 0.64, p < .001) and the Patient-Centered Medical Home Assessment (PCMH-A) (r = 0.56, p < .001) (Bonomi et al.
Altus Chamber of President and CEO Brian Bush said the city did a home assessment before the KC-46 aircraft work started to move to Altus Air Force Base.
Apart from it board has ended home assessment and adopted centralized assessment.
But before hitting the malls, it would worth the while to take a moment to make a home assessment. "Articulate what you like and don't like about the space, what you'd like to change, which items needs updating or replacing and what do you want to keep.
Area Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull Ms Brown said she was concerned that the Home Assessment Team had not discussed Marlon climbing on to the window ledge before his son talked him down, when Dr Samuel admitted he had knowledge of the incident from his notes.
As with Brexit, the home assessment has to put the economy first.
An initial home assessment was conducted, during which the participants were given information on the study and signed the necessary consents.
This year, the management withdrew the Home Assessment System and now the examination copies of the candidates will be checked within the premises of BISE Secretariat with display of copy code, he informed.