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Modifications for an Accessible Bathroom for a Child

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Case Type Modification
Accomodation Setting Private-owned/purchasing
HACC Letters of Name mihop
Date of Intervention 01/06/2005
Total time Involved in provision of Intervention 55 hours
Current Problems Health, Independence, Safety
Expected Outcomes Health, Independence, Safety


People

Person 1

Type
Care Recipient
Age
5
Informal Care Relationship
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Carer co-Habitation
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Sex
Male
Receipt of Formal Services
None/not appropriate
Living Arrangements
Lives with family
Government Pension/Benefit
Other Government Pension/Benefits
Primary Medical Diagnosis
Spina Bifida
Medical Prognosis
Degenerative
Height
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Weight
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Limb Segment Length
In Proportion
Limb contractures
None
Spinal Curvature
None

Particulars

Currently requires assistance to access bathroom

Impairment Details

ImpairmentDetail
Sensation (numbness, pain or tingling, chromic or recuring) Complete Problem
Mobility (imcomplete use of feet or legs) Complete Problem

 

Person 2

Type
Carer
Age
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Informal Care Relationship
Father
Carer co-Habitation
Co-Resident carer
Sex
Male
Receipt of Formal Services
None/not appropriate
Living Arrangements
Lives with family
Government Pension/Benefit
No Government Pension/Benefit
Primary Medical Diagnosis
diabetes, Glaucoma, brain tumour
Medical Prognosis
Degenerative
Height
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Weight
Not Applicable or Not Provided
Limb Segment Length
In Proportion
Limb contractures
None
Spinal Curvature
None

Particulars

Brain tumour removed


Functional Limitations

Diagram of the client's functional limitations
  • Inability to use lower extremities

Activity Details

Activities Impaired Bathing (or showering), Toilet Use
Equipment Provided/Avaliable hand held shower, hobless shower, adjustable handrails, lever taps, basin with bracket, shower curtain, slip-resistant tiles, mi
Activities Enabled Bathing (or showering), Dressing, Grooming, Mobility, Toilet Use, Transfer
Particulars

Complete bathroom modification, conversion of garage to bathroom and bedroom.


Home Details

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

2 storey on slab, no sewer


Images

Plan Drawing 1
Plan Drawing 1

Plan Drawing 2
Plan Drawing 2


Spaces

Space 1

Link Type
Bathroom general
Width
2000
Length
2400
Shape
Square
Wall Particulars
gyprock garage walls tiles to ceiling install glass window at height of 1800mm handrail
Floor Particulars
install hobless shower & central drain
Ceiling Particulars
supply and install IXL tastic
Intervention Particulars
supply & install handheld shower, 120L water system, TMV, height adjustable basin, full length mirror, lever taps to basin and shower, storage cupboard
Services
Product, Plumbing, Electricity, Lighting, Assistive device, Rail
Access Points
Sliding door
Access Point Description
accessed from modified bedroom

Images

Plan Drawing 1
Plan Drawing 1

Plan Drawing 2
Plan Drawing 2


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