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Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC — North Georgia Home Accessibility Design and Disability Equipment Installation Company

Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC — North Georgia Home Accessibility Design and Disability Equipment Installation Company

Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC is a home accessibility design and disability equipment installation company. We specialize in every area of home accessibility modification and disability equipment installation, including the following: Read More

Accessibility Aging-In-Place and Universal Design Home Modifications in Atlanta, GA

Accessibility Aging-In-Place and Universal Design Home Modifications in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC specializes in handicap accessible home modifications for persons who are seeking accessible barrier free and universal design in-home assessments. We provide handicap accessible home modifications for people who are returning home from rehabilitation; experiencing a disability after an accident; suffering from a progressive illness; or an individual with a disability visiting or moving to a new home. Services we provide include: Read More

The Spring Medtrade Show Scheduled for April 12-14

The Spring Medtrade ShowNextGenHomeMedtrade2010AtlantaHomeModificationsgamburd is scheduled for April 12-14 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  With more than 5,000 home medical equipment business people, home health care professionals, service providers and equipment manufacturers in attendance, Medtrade remains the largest exhibition for home medical equipment products and services; and educational and peer networking opportunities.

Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC attended the Medtrade 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia — meeting many representatives from a variety of ramp, walk-in tub, and stair lift manufacturers.

Exhibit Hall hours are Wednesday 10:30am – 5:00 pm and Thursday, 10:30am – 3:00pm. The event will take place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.

Over eighty home medical equipment and durable medical equipment educational sessions will be included at the conference.  AAHomecare’s Stand Up for Homecare Reception will take place Tuesday evening at 5:30pm. For more information, visit the Medtrade 2011 web site.

Vehicle Mobility Aids for Wheelchairs and Scooters

Considering the purchase of a handicap accessible vehicle? There are a number of important decisions to be made as you begin your search. The first question is, will you seek a vehicle that has already been modified, or will you do the modification to the vehicle after you purchase it? If you are looking for assistance in answering this question, you may consider locating a certified driver rehabilitation specialist (CDRS). They are specialists in equipment selection, fit and training.

Vehicles are accessed by either a ramp or a lift. There are four main types of lifts:

1) The platform lift is a permanent installation on a vehicle, and it folds up and down to receive and carry a wheelchair or scooter.

2) A rotary or swing lift is used on private vehicles and swings out on a post and lowers to the ground. It takes up less room than a platform lift.

3) A hoist lift is typically used to pick up and lift just a wheelchair or scooter on straps into the vehicle.

4) The under vehicle lift is stored under the vehicle in an enclosure, sliding out when needed.

Portable and powered ramps are available for use with accessible vans. The powered ramp is activated in association with a powered door.

When you consider how to finance your accessible vehicle including adaptive aids, it may be worthwhile to consult some of the major automobile manufacturer programs such as the GM Mobility Program, Chrysler Automobility Program, Toyota Mobility Program and the Ford Mobility Motoring Program.

Portable Wheelchair Ramps

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Portable Wheelchair Ramps
Portable EZ-Access wheelchair ramps for homes are available with railings, as lightweight suitcase models, or as large sturdy ramp solutions to conquering stairways. Visit http://atlantahomemods.com/RampHandicapWheelchairRampsAluminumAtlanta.aspx for more details

Threshold ramps are used at door & ramp transition points.

Threshold ramps are used at door and ramp transition points to ensure a smooth pattern of movement hop over to this web-site. EZ-Access threshold ramps are often used to transition between a door and the top of a ramp landing or porch. Exterior door thresholds are sloped away from the door at a slope of 1/8 inch per foot. http://atlantahomemods.com/WheelchairRampsScooterDisabilityServicesAtlanta.aspx

Wheelchair ramp assistance in the Atlanta area

Wheelchair ramp assistance in the Atlanta area available at FODAC (Friends of Disabled Adults & Children – Atlanta) Visit: http://www.fodac.org/programs/ramps-for-champs.php http://ow.ly/i/awLH

Are you Working on a Wheelchair Ramp Design?

Are you working on a wheelchair ramp design? Handicap ramp design assistance is free in the metro Atlanta area at Atlanta Home Modifications.

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