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

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  • 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 9
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 8

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)

Jun 13, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Ramps and lifts are a necessity.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2009 (Started May 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 16, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: NEEDED TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE.

  • 0 helpful marks
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