McCarthy Builders and Remodelers
Environmental Accessibility Adaptations (EAA) Home Modification
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Home modifications are physical adaptations to a person's primary home. These modifications can make a person's home safer and help people function with greater independence.
Provides home modification consulting, improvement, accessibility remodeling, home barrier evaluation and removal, bathroom and kitchen modifications and ramp construction for the disabled and elderly. They work with counties using the waiver system as well as private home owners.
Increase door widths for easy access, Remove tub and install roll-in shower, Install grab bars by toilets and tubs, Install a hand-held adjustable shower head, Lower countertops for easy access, Install lever handle faucets with built-in anti-scald protection, Install Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 18" toilets, Install ramps, accessible entrances, power assisted door openers, accessible elevators, Install light switched and electrical panels at accessible height.
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Home accessibility modifications to your present residence or new construction may include, but are not limited to the following:
* Modification of bathrooms and kitchens, including grab bars
* Widening of doorways
* Adaptations to furniture
* Adaptations to bikes and strollers
* Alarm/monitoring systems and other requirements of applicable life safety and fire codes (if any)
* Floor coverings (such as allergy friendly or accessibility flooring)
* Specialized electric and plumbing systems (necessary to accommodate medical equipment and supplies)
* Modification to meet egress requirements that are not the homeowner's responsibility and are related to a person's assessed needs
* Monitoring technology
* Shatterproof windows
- Alternative Care Waiver (AC)
- Brain Injury Waiver (BI)
- Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI)
- Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver
- Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD)
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
- Private health insurance
- Private pay
- Blind or visually impaired
- Brain Injury (BI)
- Deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Developmental disabilities
- Mental health
- Older adults
- Physical disabilities
Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers and the Alternative Care Program in the Community-Based Services Manual.
Waivers and private pay
Twin Cities Metro Area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BH-3000.1000Accessible Home Construction Definition
Programs that build, finance or facilitate the construction of barrier free homes for people with disabilities.
BH-3000.3500Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services Definition
Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people with disabilities who need to install ramps, elevators, stair glides or lifts; widen doorways; install grab bars in showers and bathrooms; lower kitchen and other cabinets; or make other modifications in their homes or apartments to make them accessible. Also included are programs that assess the accessibility of homes and apartments of people who have disabilities and make recommendations regarding necessary modifications.
BH-3000.3500-700Ramp Construction Services Definition
Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people with disabilities who need to modify multilevel homes or homes that have entrances preceded by steps in order to make them accessible by installing sloping walkways which transcend the levels.
BH-3000.3545Home Modification Consultation Definition
Programs that identify physical barriers or other problems in the home and recommend suitable adaptations to improve accessibility. In some cases, staff are available to consult with architects and contractors during the planning and construction phases of a home modification project.