Home modifications for seniors: The Plan for Aging in Place
The Potential pitfalls of Home Modifications
Home modifications: the professionals you’ll need
Home modifications: the main areas of a house targeted
Lonnie McInnis details the Potential pitfalls of Home Modifications
The main problems encountered with stairlift installations
1. Insufficient space
2. Rails that are either too long or too short
3. Maximum weight limits
When bariatric people are sold a standard stair glide, they once again face more of a safety hazard than a solution.
“And how about the dementia client who would forget to get off the lift?” Lonnie concludes.
The main blunders made when modifying washrooms
After seeing all these mishaps, Lonnie has the following advice: “The bottom line is that your contractor needs to know how the provided equipment will interface with your needs; without that knowledge there could be costly and dangerous consequences”.