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Home Safety Services Recognizes National Falls Awareness Week-2019

Area Nonprofit Assists Oakland Resident Return to a Safe Home According to the California Department of Health, there are over 420,786 reported falls throughout the state a year. Approximately 17,138 of these falls occur every year in Alameda county. Falls can occur...

Home Modifications and Cerebral Palsy

  Home Modifications and Cerebral Palsy Building and home modifications provide barrier-free access and inclusion for any individual, with or without disability. Designers use the term “design for all” to describe products, services and systems designed for use...

Safe Access to Your Home

Patient could not safely access the front of his home with walker aided ambulation. After creative solution to solve front door landing placement was implemented, ramp was installed. Patient can now safely access his home (click ramp video link).ramp video ramp...

Caregivers Creating a Safe Home for those with Dementia

  Writer and Contributor: Holly Clark, First Care Dementia is something that many of us have been affected by. In fact, it is now the biggest cause of death for women. However, there is still a lack of awareness of the illness. The project coordinator at...

The Role of an Occupational Therapist

    Someone who is aging, suffering from an illness or recovering from an injury may have difficulty taking care of their own daily needs. They may benefit from working with various healthcare professionals. For example, they may receive care from...