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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM A HOME MODIFICATION ASSESSMENT?

  • Individuals looking to age in place

  • Baby boomers addressing their parent's needs and looking to the future for their own needs

  • Adults with disabilities

  • Individuals that have suffered an illness or injury resulting in functional loss

WHAT DOES A HOME MODIFICATION ASSESSMENT ENTAIL?

First, we will talk on the phone to provide further details on our service and expectations and then complete an intake form to understand your current barriers and goals. We will then set up an evaluation at your home that will involve a thorough process of environmental and person factor assessments. From there we make recommendations for how to proceed.

WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF WORKING WITH AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?

An occupational therapist is an expert in the person-environment fit and understands the user's needs and barriers to functional performance, whereas a design specialist may not. We have a holistic and client-centered approach that considers physical, visual, cognitive, psychosocial and environmental aspects in order to empower individuals to participate and engage in what is meaningful to them.

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM PERSONAL TRAINING?

  • Someone just discharged from outpatient therapy services

  • Someone who needs motivation and confidence building

  • Someone wanting to prevent chronic conditions and lose weight

WHAT DOES A PERSONAL TRAINING ASSESSMENT ENTAIL?

In order to create a specialized program tailored to you, our assessment process includes interview, questionnaires, functional tests and assessment tools and a clear understanding of your personal goals.

WHAT CAN I DO FOR FALL PREVENTION?

Basic fall prevention tips that you can get started on now include: 

  • removing trip hazards in your home

  • improving your strength and balance

  • getting an annual eye assessment

  • wearing good footwear

  • paying attention and slowing down

  • using an assistive device if recommended

WHAT AREA DO YOU SERVICE?

We are located in Winner South Dakota and currently service Tripp county. We are willing to service neighboring counties within a 60 mile radius.

DOES HEALTH INSURANCE COVER ANY OF YOUR SERVICES?

Currently we are cash based but are working to become a Medicare Part B Provider and explore other avenues for payment as our business grows. We also assist clients with finding funding for their projects through federal, state, organization and other methods.

HOW CAN I START WORKING WITH YOU?

Contact us at info@homefithomes.com today! Let's chat and see what you are looking for. We would love to connect with other professionals working with this population to educate on the benefit of home modifications and create partnerships.

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