Posts by Rachel Moniz

OT Month & Where To Start With Home Modifications

April is National Occupational Therapy Appreciation Month. In appreciation, we want to highlight our three occupational therapists as well as all of our OT partners out in the community working to keep clients safe at home. Occupational Therapists are experts of the human body and the way in which we interact with an environment. From…

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Lead Times & Operating Procedures at Oakley Home Access

Around the world, companies are experiencing unprecedented delays in their supply chains which are directly impacting the end user and consumers. Here at Oakley Home Access, these delays could directly impact our clients ability to safely discharge home, or prevent a fall at home. In order to mitigate this risk, we have always taken proactive…

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Safely Navigating The Winter Season

Healthcare facilities around the country see drastic increases in falls and fractures during the winter months. Most often, this is a result of falls outside the home as a result of ice and snow. Oakley Home Access wants to help everyone stay safe by sharing some information on fall prevention and helping clients make informed…

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Oakley Home Access: A Year In Review

As 2021 comes to a close, Oakley Home Access is proud of the work we have done in our communities this year. We continued to stay true to our mission of Maximizing Mobility and assisting our communities with Aging in Place. Our front office and outreach team continues to work closely with our community partners…

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SuperPole: Helping to Prevent Falls

Oakley Home Access’s mission is to help older adults and those with mobility impairments age in place, increase accessibility, and prevent falls. Fall Prevention Week is a wonderful time to showcase one of our most commonly installed items, the SuperPole, a tool that can help prevent falls and increase stability.  What Is The SuperPole? The…

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Our Showroom: Helping Our Community Choose Aging in Place Tools

The Oakley Home Access team is happy to see more places opening up as pandemic restrictions ease. During those restrictions, we kept our showroom open and available for clients throughout the year while maintaining strict precautions. For those that may have delayed coming in to see the items that we have on display, we invite…

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Keeping Safe As We Enjoy The Summer Outdoors

As we transition to Summer and Covid 19 guidelines ease, more and more people will be heading outdoors to enjoy spending time with friends and family. This is a momentous step forward after the past year of staying home and minimizing contact. One of the things that has been noticed in the medical community is…

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Providence Journal Readers’ Choice Awards

Each year, the Providence Journal invites its readers to nominate their favorite companies for their Readers’ Choice Awards. This distinction allows the community to learn more about the companies that call our area home and provide outstanding service to patrons. Oakley Home Access was honored to come in third in the Providence Journal Readers Choice awards…

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April is Occupational Therapy Month By Alex DeNoncour

Why Does Oakley Home Access utilize Occupational Therapists for our Free Home Safety Assessments? This is a question I get on a near daily basis from my clients. In fact, it’s often a question I get from my family and friends as well. The majority of people picture an occupational therapist in scrubs, working at…

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Massachusetts Livable Home Modification Grant Needs Your Support

Oakley Home Access is proud to support Massachusetts State Representative Carol Doherty (3rd Bristol County) who has created Bill HD.2507 asking the Commonwealth to establish a Livable Home Modification Grant Program.  This Grant Program, if approved and funded, will serve to assist qualifying mobility-impaired Massachusetts residents obtain funding for necessary modifications and equipment that will…

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