Design a plan to modify the home to accommodate an individual with special needs.
Design should include
- floor plan showing adaptive structural elements (e.g., addition of a ramp/elevator in place of stairs, widening of doorways, counter height modification)
- placement of adaptive equipment (e.g., gates, hand railings, grab bars)
- positioning of home furnishings
- other specific modifications to accommodate client needs.
- What are common obstacles to modifying the home?
- What are circumstances that would require modifications to a structure?
- Why should a human services professional be able to assess necessary modifications and design a plan to address them?
- How do clients communicate the need for modifications to the home?
- How can a human services professional communicate information about planned modifications to a client’s home?
- What government agencies should be notified prior to making modifications to the home?
- What skills are needed to create a blueprint for modifications to a structure?
- How does a human services professional determine what modifications are appropriate in a given situation?
- How would a human services professional determine the appropriate adaptive equipment for clients?
- What are some obstacles that may be faced by clients after modifications are made to the home?
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Families First: You-Me-Us
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
Public Policy Advocate
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze the impact of conditions that could influence the well-being of individuals and families.
Analyze management and living environment issues of individuals and family conditions that influence their well-being.