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Bathroom for Child in an Electric Wheelchair: Assessment

Last Updated
Case Type Assessment
Accomodation Setting Private-owned/purchasing
HACC Letters of Name cnari
Date of Intervention 01/06/2004
Total time Involved in provision of Intervention 45 hours
Current Problems Comfort, Health, Safety
Expected Outcomes Comfort, Health, Safety


People

Person 1

Type
Care Recipient
Age
6
Informal Care Relationship
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Carer co-Habitation
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Receipt of Formal Services
None/not appropriate
Sex
Female
Living Arrangements
Lives with family
Government Pension/Benefit
Other Government Pension/Benefits
Primary Medical Diagnosis
Spinal Muscle Atrophy
Medical Prognosis
Degenerative
Height
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Weight
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Limb Segment Length
In Proportion
Limb contractures
Bilateral
Spinal Curvature
None

 

Particulars

Condition is degenerative. Little head control and requires support in sitting. Dependent in all areas of ADL. Mobilises using an electric wheelchair.

Impairment Details

ImpairmentDetail
Disfigurement/deformity Not Specified
Mobility (incomplete use of feet or legs) Severe Problem
Mobility (incomplete use of feet or legs) Severe Problem
Reach/Dexterity (incomplete use of arms/fingers and/or difficulty gripping) Severe Problem

Functional Limitations

Diagram of the client's functional limitations
  • Difficulty in handling and fingering
  • Difficulty reaching with arms
  • Inability to use lower extremities
  • Lack of coordination
  • Prevalance of poor balance

Activity Details

Activities Impaired Bathing (or showering), Dressing, Feeding, Mobility, Stairs, Toilet Use, Transfer, Transportation
Equipment Provided/Avaliable powered wheelchair, IXL tastic
Activities Enabled Bathing (or showering), Mobility, Toilet Use
Particulars

Inaccessible bathroom, parents currently changing daughter on bed.


Home Details

Area of Residence Australia (national)
Post Code 2560
Accomodation Setting Private-owned/purchasing
Images

Sketch Drawing
Sketch Drawing


Spaces

Bathroom

Link Type
Bathroom general
Width
3200
Length
4030
Shape
Rectangular
Wall Particulars
bathroom and ensuite adjoining wall
Floor Particulars
standard floor tiles
Ceiling Particulars
IXL tastic in place
Intervention Particulars
none
Services
Product
Access Points
Doorway/Gateway
Access Point Description
narrow bathroom door

 

Images

Sketch Drawing
Sketch Drawing


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