Active Homes is a full service remodeling company that specializes in providing services and products that allows homeowners to live their lives comfortably and safely in their current home for the years to come. Our goal is to create an accessible , comfortable and a safe home that will allow homeowners to enjoy the convenience their own home with out the ” hospital-look” design.
Certified aging in place specialist in Los Angeles
This is a great project and our awesome clients Mr. and Mrs McCrary in Los Angeles.
We created a modern design roll-in, barrier free bathroom shower and accessible kitchen to meet their needs while maintaining a level of stylish elegance.
Active Homes is located in Southern California and is based in Los Angeles.
We welcome all inquiries and offer free consultations and assessments:
Tel: (855) 924-7663
Home Modification for Balance and Coordination Problems
One of our client mother suffered from loss of balance and coordination. She is very unstable when standing or walking, and thus at risk of falling. Most of the time she will shuffle with the to prevent o the risk of falling. She have difficulty raising or lowering herself from chairs, beds, and toilet
Issues of balance and coordination is difficult for a person to walk without any assistance. Beds may be too high, chairs and toilet seats too low for her to stand up and sit down easily. There is also a great risk of tripping on carpeting, stairs, or thresholds.
Maximizing safety is a key strategy for addressing balance and coordination. Lowering or removing thresholds, putting a skid proof tiling and rags in on the flooring, securing the corners and the edges of area rugs and removing unnecessary floor clutters can diminish the risk of tripping. Installing handrails at the head of the stairs helps in balance stabilization, lessens the chance of an unsteady person falling.
Another key strategy is to accommodate people’s needs. Make furniture and appliances customized to the users capability and needs. Examples are lowered bed height, raised chairs and toilet seats for easy use and access.
Providing supports like hand rails and grab bars to stabilize people as they sit down, rise up, and move about is also a good way to address balance and coordination issues. Enhancing vision by lighting the floors or stairway is also helpful. Be sure to put all needed objects near chairs, toilets, and beds to avoid unnecessary standing or reaching.
If you would like a more complete assessment of your home for livability, enlist the help of a Certified Aging in Place like Active Homes and Call us at 855-924-7663 for a FREE HOME ASSESSMENT to aid you in identifying ways to improve safety in your home and ways you can modify your home to help compensate for any disability you may be experiencing.