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 11
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 8
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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