Ways of doing things differently to maintain independence

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, June 2010, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2010.4.6.48493

Ways of using different techniques, equipment or structural alterations to increase independence.

What is it about?

This article discusses the various options that are available and provides information on sources of help and solutions.

Why is it important?

Decreased activity will require ever-increasing help and it is important for HCAs and APs to understand how to break this cycle of growing dependency. HCAs or APs can enable patients to manage more efficiently within their own homes by altering the method used.


Mrs Julie I Swann

At any age, a debilitating illness or a progressive health condition can produce difficulties when managing even simple tasks.

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