DEFINITION of Home Modification
Home Modification means physical adaptation to the home to allow safe use of the living space, bathroom, kitchen, entrance, etc. Modifications are necessary when needs of people with physical limitations have to be met so that they can live independently and safely in their homes. Alterations in the house may include installing grab bars or enlarging spaces.
Additional meaning of Home Modification:
The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modifications offers education courses and technical assistance in this topic.