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Consumer Factsheet: Arranging Home Modifications, Ed. 2

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Authors Home Modification Information Clearinghouse,
Published
Audience Consumers
ISBN 978-0-7334-3902-5
DOI 10.26288/5df9ade8b5570

This factsheet assists consumers navigate their way to arranging home modifications in Australia.


Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • What is a home modification?
  • What home modifications will help me to be more independent?
  • Who do I contact if I want to modify my home?
  • How do I arrange an Occupational Therapist assessment?
  • The assessment process
  • Selecting your home modifications
  • Undertaking your own home modifications
    • Licence checks
    • Quotes and contracts
    • Planning and permissions
  • Equipment (assistive technology) to help at home
  • What if I need an interpreter?

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