Needs for mobility devices, home modifications and personal assistance among Canadians with disabilities - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X201700854852


This study examines the met and unmet needs for environmental accommodations and assistance among wheeled mobility device users, compared with individuals with a disability who do not use a wheeled mobility device. Estimates are presented by type of device. The analysis investigates met and unmet needs for a wheeled mobility device (acquired and still needed); residence modifications (completed and still needed); and assistance with activities (received and still needed). The examination of personal assistance covers number and type of activities, providers, frequency, and out-of-pocket expenses.

Issue Number: 2017008
Author(s): Giesbrecht, Edward M.; Miller, William C.; Mortenson, W. Ben; Smith, Emma M.

Main Product: Health Reports

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