Fall Prevention Toolkit:

Selling a Home with Modifications for Older Adults

The Complete Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Falls

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention & Mobility: Practical Safety and Organization Strategies for Seniors

Helping a Senior Regain Confidence After a Fall

Senior Fall Prevention: A Roadmap for Navigating Resources and Benefits

(Thank you to Judy B. at Senior Caregiver Alliance for compiling these resources!)

Practical Resources for Parents of Young Adults with Disabilities:

Tenants Rights and Housing Assistance for the Disabled

Managing Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood

Transition to Adulthood: Home Remodeling for Young Adults with Special Needs

Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City?

Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs

(Thanks for Christy C. for compiling these resources!)

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A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair User

The guide offers lots of helpful information such as: 

  • Understanding areas of most concern or particular difficulties frequently experienced by wheelchair users in their own homes.
  • A comprehensive checklist, which includes standards and recommendations, covering all areas of a home (kitchen, bathroom, stairways, etc.) and aimed at improving the overall comfort and safety for those in a wheelchair.
  • Tips and advice on basic wheelchair checks and the importance of regular maintenance.
  • Advice on manoeuvring, both inside the house as well as in outside areas and access points, to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Other helpful resources, downloads, and further information to help maintain a safe and wheelchair-friendly home environment.
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