Sharon Gutman, Jan Berg, Kevin Amarantos, Ethan Chen, Zachary Schlugar, Richard Peters; Assessing Home Safety Fall and Accident Risk in the Prematurely Aging, Formerly Homeless Population. Am J Occup Ther 2017;71(4_Supplement_1):7111510202p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO6127.
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Date Presented 4/1/2017
We assessed the home safety of formerly homeless adults ages 40–65 yr residing in supportive housing. Nineteen of 20 participants fell at or above the 95th percentile of an elderly reference group, indicating greater home safety concerns compared with adults 20 yr older.
Primary Author and Speaker: Sharon Gutman
Additional Authors and Speakers: Jan Berg, Kevin Amarantos
Contributing Authors: Ethan Chen, Zachary Schlugar, Richard Peters
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