Home Modifications Resources

Making Choices, Finding Solutions – A guide to assistive equipment and home modifications

This guide provides practical information about basic assistive equipment and simple strategies to common frustrations that may act as a barrier to safety and independence in the home and community.

Making Choices, Finding Solutions - A guide to assistive equipment and home modifications (PDF, 7 MB)

Access individual sections below:
Kitchen Advice, Housework Advice, Bathroom Advice, Laundry Advice, Outdoor Tasks Advice, Recreation Advice, Emergency and Memory Advice

Scoping Review on Best Practice for Home Modifications Service Delivery

To support the development of a sustainable service delivery model that guides the provision of home modifications and equipment for WA Home and Community Care (HACC) clients a Scoping Review was conducted by the ILC in partnership with the Curtin University School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work to explore the key factors that influence best practice in home modification service delivery. Read the Full Report of Findings and the At a Glance document below.

Full Report - Scoping Review on Best Practice for Home Modifications Service Delivery (PDF, 2 MB) At a Glance - Scoping Review on Best Practice for Home Modifications Service Delivery (PDF, 540 KB)

National Equipment Database – Building & Design Resources

Images of the fron of standards for design bookletsA range of building and design resources can be found on the National Equipment Database under the sub topic ‘Building & Design Resources’.

Search building and design resources on the database here