What is Home modification (Ramp, Lift)?

Category: Equipment

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Home modifications can accommodate everyone from persons with mobility impairments to those with vision loss, hearing loss or even cognitive or developmental disabilities.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve mobility 85 24
Weakness in leg(s) 17 5
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 14 2
General health 12 1
Fatigue 8 0
Stiffness/spasticity 7 0

Show all 15 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 34

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Dosage Patients
daily 10
as needed 1
one time 1

Why patients stopped taking Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Duration

Currently using Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 9

Stopped using Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 34
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 32
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 3
< $25 10
Not specified 20
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9 patient evaluations for Home modification (Ramp, Lift)

Jan 8, 2010 (Started Jun 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Jun 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jun 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 11, 2009 (Started Jun 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: This ramp is a must
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 29, 2008 (Started Jun 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't wait too long to have a ramp installed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: A ramp is essential for me to get in and out of my home with my power chair. Fortunately, Johnny is a friend and a carpenter, and built it for me for the cost of materials ($175).
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:

Feb 3, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:

  • 0 helpful marks
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