Poster Session  |   August 2016
Use of the Home Safety Self Assessment Tool (HSSAT) Within Community Health Education To Improve Home Safety
Author Affiliations
  • York College-CUNY
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Use of the Home Safety Self Assessment Tool (HSSAT) Within Community Health Education To Improve Home Safety
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510221p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5081
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510221p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5081
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

This study examined use of the Home Safety Self Assessment Tool (HSSAT) in health education. Results found that older adults significantly increased recognition of unsafe activities and plans to improve home safety. Focus groups found the HSSAT a promising assessment for community practice with older adults.

Primary Author and Speaker: Beverly Horowitz

Contributing Authors: Tiffany Almonte, Sarbjit Kaur, Andrea Vasil