Quick Start Guide: Top 3 Areas to Address for a Successful Return Home

Home Safety Checklist & Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide: The Top 3 Areas to Address for a Successful Return Home 

Start with the Quick Start Guide BEFORE your loved-one is discharged from the hospital, skilled nursing facility or assisted living facility. Address the following areas FIRST.
1. The Comfy Chair

2. The Toilet
3. The Bed
Addressing these critical areas BEFORE your loved-one returns home will make the transition from healthcare facility back to home more SUCCESSFUL.

For a more complete home safety assessment subscribe here: The Home Safety Tool Kit 

The Home Safety Tool Kit includes:
-An interactive version of the Quick Start Guide
-The Home Safety Checklist (interactive)
-The Equipment Index (interactive)
-Lots of helpful PT/OT guided how-to videos

Equipment Index

Equipment Index: Home Safety Tool Kit

Once the home assessment has been completed using the Home Safety Checklist, find the supplies needed to address the areas of concern in the Equipment Index. The supplies are divided by each ZONE of the home.
Zone 1: Home Entrance

Zone 2: Livingroom
Zone 3: Kitchen
Zone 4: Stairways
Zone 5: Bedroom
Zone 6: Bathroom
Zone 7: General Safety Tips
Clicking on the links found in the Equipment Index will open the product page in Amazon. Once on the Amazon product page you may order it or simply find out more information about it.

Completing the home assessment BEFORE your loved-one returns home will make the transition from healthcare facility back to home more SUCCESSFUL.

For the complete tool kit subscribe here: The Home Safety Tool Kit 

The Home Safety Tool Kit includes:
-An interactive version of the Quick Start Guide
-The Home Safety Checklist (interactive)
-The Equipment Index (interactive)
-Lots of helpful PT/OT guided how-to videos

Adaptive Equipment Corner Video Catalog pdf

Download your own interactive AECorner video catalog

AECorner Video Catalog – We have attached QR codes and links to the title of each video and the picture of each product. Clicking the video title on the computer will take you directly to the video and clicking on the picture of the product will take you directly to the Amazon product page for further information or purchase. Printing the catalog or any of its pages will allow you to scan the QR code using the camera on your cell phone. Open your camera, point your phone at the QR code to scan then touch the link that appears on your screen. It’s that simple!

The AECorner video catalog is useful for therapists, nurses, discharge planners, and social workers. This document can be used in all types of settings such as home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, hospitals, doctor offices, clinics and more!

Put AECorner’s interactive video catalog on the home screen of your favorite mobile device so you’ll always have our helpful videos at your fingertips!

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