Consumer Factsheet: Arranging Home Modifications
Authors: In alphabetical order: Adams, T., Bridge, C., Carnemolla, P., McNamara, N., & Quinn, J.
Illustrators: Svenger, M.
Published: 30th April 2014
This factsheet assists consumers navigate their way to arranging home modifications in Australia.
developed to assist consumers navigate their way to arranging home modifications. - See more at: http://www.homemods.info/publications-by-hminfo/consumer/consumer-factsheet-arranging-home-modifications-in-new-south-wales#main-content
Table of Contents
What is a home modification?
Who do I contact if I want to modify my home?
What if I need an interpreter?
What home modifications will help me to be more independent?
How do I arrange an assessment by an Occupational Therapist?
The assessment process
Selecting your home modifications
Undertaking your own home modifications
Quotes and contracts
Planning and permissions
Equipment (assistive technology) to help at home
Who do I contact to arrange for home modifications? (Figure 1: Arranging Home Modifications Map)
Specialist Review Panel
|Home Support Policy Section, HACC Branch within||the Department of Social Services||Guest Expert Panel|
|Samantha French||People With Disability Australia||Guest Expert Panel|
|Teresa Petric||Ageing, Disability and Home Care, NSW Department of Family and Community Services||Guest Expert Panel|
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