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Assistive devices and home modification in geriatric rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Author: Axtel, L. A., Yasuda, Y. L.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1993


Many older adults have difficulty with functional activities and do not recognize that help is available to them. Many assistive devices and home modifications exist that promote greater independence and safety for older individuals in the areas of mobility, self-care, and home management. Many factors must be considered in selecting an assistive device for an individual in order to meet the unique needs of that person.

Further Details

Pages: 18
Volume: 9
Issue: 4
Section: 803
ISBN/ISSN: 07490690
Accession Number: July 2010
Work Type: Journal Article
Keywords: elderly, assistive device, ramp, modification
Reads: 230