This course defines home accessibility remodeling: a proactive housing and care alternative for persons with disabilities and others who wish to remain in their homes as their personal health changes and as they grow older. Learning objectives: 1. Define home accessibility remodeling, independent living, assisted living at home, and aging in place and explain how they differ from traditional housing; 2. List at least three reasons why home accessibility remodeling has become one of the fastest-growing segments of the residential remodeling industry; 3. List at least four government actions that have provided the impetus for the development of home accessibility remodeling programs throughout the United States; 4. Describe the benefits of home accessibility remodeling programs to customers, caregivers, communities and other community organizations. 5. Identify at least 10 home accessibility remodeling stakeholders within your community or service area; 6. List at least five proactive steps you can take to develop your network of home accessibility remodeling partners and stakeholders. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.
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