Elder Care: Seniors and Safety in the Home

Occupational therapists from VHA Rehab Solutions, a community based organization providing rehabilitation services to adults in their home will provide a presentation that will include the following:

  • Signs a caregiver should be looking for to determine a senior’s safety
  • Assessing the need for assistive devices, mobility devices, home renovations and the services of a professional
  • Helpful commercial products versus prescribed devices and funding sources
  • Where to get advice and practical assistance and what help is out there and how to get the right help

Facilitators: Leslie Simpson MSc OT Reg. (Ont.) and Andrea Cook OT Reg. (Ont.) are experienced occupational therapists in the community, and together they have more than 16 years of experience.

Registration required. University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome. Please let us know if you have any mobility challenges so we can accommodate your needs.