The Showroom At Oakley Home Access

When the Oakley Home Access team conceptualized our Showroom, we knew we wanted it to be a welcoming place. A place where seniors, those with special needs, and caregivers could come and both learn about the services and products we offer and try them out to increase their comfort and confidence in using them in…

Safety and Visitability This Summer

Summer has just begun, and many are beginning to emphasize getting outside and spending time with their friends and family. While this is an exciting time of year, it is important to continue to focus on safety for those who have difficulty with their mobility. Lack of exercise throughout the cold winter months and wet…

Veterans Administration HISA Grant

At Oakley Home Access we are always working to find funding sources for those who need home modifications. One of the grant programs that we work with is through the Veterans Administration, called the Home Improvements and Structural Alterations Grant. This grant provides funding for medically necessary improvements and structural alterations to Veterans or Servicemembers’ primary residence.…

Funding Sources For Your Home Modification

A recent article has suggested that 87%  of RI Nursing Homes might be at risk of closing. This sobering and scary prediction has sent ripples of concern throughout the state. Thankfully, Oakley Home Access is committed to helping our community learn more about ways to Age In Place and stay safely in their homes. Home…

RI Livable Home Modification Grant Application Process

The RI Livable Home Modification Grant reimburses 50% of the cost of modifying homes, up to a total of $5000.  Home modification can enable homeowners or renters with disabilities or mobility issues to remain in their own homes safely and avoid relocation to costly long-term care facilities. Eligibility requirements are very generous; they are spelled out in the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…