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Home modifications for the elderly: implications for the occupational therapist

Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics

Author: Auriemma, D., Faust, S., Sibrian, K., Jimenez, J
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1999


With society placing high positive value on independent living for the elderly, the need for home modification is growing. This paper describes current information as well as psychosocial implications that the occupational therapist should consider when collaborating with their elderly clients who wish to remain at home and 'age in place'.

Further Details

Pages: 135-144
Volume: 16
Issue: 3-4
Accession Number: December, 2010
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 28.01.2014
Keywords: housing improvementoldermodificationsafety improvement
Reads: 281