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Bathroom, Bedroom and Parking Area Assessment for an Adult with Multiple Sclerosis

Last Updated
Case Type Assessment
Accomodation Setting Private-owned/purchasing
HACC Letters of Name claem
Date of Intervention 14/02/1995
Total time Involved in provision of Intervention 7 hours
Current Problems Independence, Safety
Expected Outcomes Independence, Safety


People

Person 1

Type
Care Recipient
Age
64
Informal Care Relationship
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Carer co-Habitation
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Sex
Female
Receipt of Formal Services
Home help
Living Arrangements
Lives with family
Government Pension/Benefit
Aged Pension
Primary Medical Diagnosis
Multiple sclerosis
Medical Prognosis
Degenerative
Height
1555
Weight
52
Limb Segment Length
In Proportion
Limb contractures
None
Spinal Curvature
Scoliosis

 

Particulars

Frail lady of slight build. Lower left leg weakest, lower limb drag when ambulant. 2 falls in last month. Home care fortnightly (clean bathroom, bedroom and vacuum).

Impairment Details

ImpairmentDetail
Mobility (incomplete use of feet or legs) Moderate Problem
Sensation (numbness, pain or tingling, chromic or recuring) Mild Problem
Vision (not corrected by glasses) Moderate Problem

 

Person 2

Type
Carer
Age
31
Informal Care Relationship
Daughter
Carer co-Habitation
Co-Resident carer
Sex
Female
Receipt of Formal Services
Education and/or training information and advocacy services
Living Arrangements
Lives with family
Government Pension/Benefit
Carer Payment (Pension)
Primary Medical Diagnosis
Unknown/Not Applicable
Medical Prognosis
Unknown/Not Applicable
Height
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Weight
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Limb Segment Length
In Proportion
Limb contractures
None
Spinal Curvature
None

Functional Limitations

Diagram of the client's functional limitations
  • Moderate loss of sight
  • Reliance on walking aids

Activity Details

Activities Impaired Bathing (or showering), Food Preparation, Housekeeping, Laundry, Shopping, Stairs, Transfer
Equipment Provided/Avaliable Wooden ramp at front, Electric scooter (Shoprider), adjustable walking frame (KA 350)
Activities Enabled Bladder, Bowel, Dressing, Feeding, Grooming, Telephone, Toilet Use
Particulars

Ambulant - at present using walker, at times unsteady. Has difficulty climbing stairs and does not appear safe despite rails both sides. Independent in personal care though exhausts easily. Presently using a bath.


Home Details

Area of Residence New South Wales
Post Code 2175
Accomodation Setting Private-owned/purchasing
Particulars

Granny flat composed of single large bedroom with external bathroom and rear access connected to main homestead (brick single storey bungalow) by hall passageway. Sloping site.


Images

Plan Drawing
Plan Drawing

Bungalow
Bungalow


Spaces

Space 1

Link Type
Bathroom general
Width
1300
Length
3130
Shape
Rectangular
Wall Particulars
combination of double brick cavity wall partition and fibro walls with with tile finish.
Floor Particulars
Concrete slab with high gloss 20 mm floor tile.
Ceiling Particulars
Intervention Particulars
Small external shower and toilet space originally designed to serve outdoor pool area.
Services
Lighting, Electricity
Access Points
Hinged door
Access Point Description
Hollow core inward opening door with clear open width of 650 mm.

Images

Shower
Shower

Plan Drawing
Plan Drawing

Toilet
Toilet

 

Space 2

Link Type
Bedroom
Width
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Length
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Shape
Rectangular
Wall Particulars
External walls brick veneer with plaster finish, internal walls partition type.
Floor Particulars
carpeted
Ceiling Particulars
compressed fibro with cornice, pendant lighting
Intervention Particulars
Large space filled with natural light, adjoins external bathroom and double garage but no direct access points.
Services
Lighting, Furniture, Electricity
Access Points
Sliding door
Access Point Description
Aluminium framed, glass sliding door fixed to track with 750 mm clear opening width

Images

Bedroom
Bedroom

 

Space 3

Link Type
Parking
Width
3000
Length
3900
Shape
Rectangular
Wall Particulars
double brick cavity and partition walls. render and paint finish
Floor Particulars
undressed level concrete slab, level with driveway and rear patio
Ceiling Particulars
compressed fibro ceiling with manhole
Intervention Particulars
Double garage adjoins, bathroom, bedroom and rear patio it is connected to rear patio via hinged door. Contains hot water system tank and thermostat
Services
Lighting, Electricity
Access Points
Hinged door
Access Point Description
Inward opening hollow core door with 650 mm clear opening

Images

Garage
Garage


Links

Link 1

Link Type
Stair
Width
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Length
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Shape
Square
Intervention Particulars
4 external stairs lead from bedroom to external bathroom. Stairs have bilateral wooden rails with painted galvanised handrails attached.
Services
Rail
Access Points
Sliding door
Access Point Description
Aluminium framed sliding door to bedroom adjoins landing

Images

Rear Patio
Rear Patio


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