Internal and external physical adaptations to the home, which are necessary to ensure the health, welfare and safety of the waiver participant are often needed but enable the person supported to function with greater independence and prevent institutionalization. E-mods in the home include the purchase and/or installation of: Ramps; Lifts: hydraulic, manual or electric, for porch, bathroom or stairs (Lifts may also be rented if it is determined that this is more cost-effective.); Widened doorways and hallways; Hand rails and grab bars; Automatic or manual door openers and doorbells; bathroom and/or kitchen modifications, additions or adjustments to allow accessibility or improved functioning.
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