Poster Session
Issue Date: July 01, 2017
Published Online: August 07, 2017
Updated: June 13, 2018
Do the Americans With Disabilities Act Grab Bar Recommendations Best Meet the Needs of Older Adults? A Pilot Study
Author Affiliations
  • University of Scranton
  • University of Scranton
  • University of Scranton
  • University of Scranton
  • University of Scranton
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   July 01, 2017
Do the Americans With Disabilities Act Grab Bar Recommendations Best Meet the Needs of Older Adults? A Pilot Study
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111520277. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1095
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111520277. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1095
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

This study investigates whether a bilateral grab bar configuration or the recommended Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines grab bar configuration better meets the functional and safety needs of community-dwelling older adults. Implications for future research, occupational therapy practice, and legislation are provided.

Primary Author and Speaker: Cassidy Kemp

Additional Authors and Speakers: Kelly Ulbricht, Claire Murphy, Katie Meier, Marlene Morgan