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ENVIRONMENTAL MODIFICATIONS (EMODS) AND ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ARE AVAILABLE

If any of these situations apply, People Inc. is likely able to assist:

  • If you are living in a community-based environment that is limiting your ability to live as independently as possible
  • If you are providing Care Coordination services to a person living in a community-based environment that is limiting their ability to live as independently as possible
  • If you suspect a caregiver is at risk of injury from lifting/transferring

People Inc. EMOD Project Management services can provide access to adaptations to the home environment through OPWDD waiver funding (currently HCBS). Care Coordinators/Care Managers -- to apply, fill out the People Inc. EMOD and Clinical Assessment Form. After receiving this packet, People Inc. will then arrange most clinical, professional design, and project management services.

Project Management services cover:

  • Environmental Modifications (EMODS) -- Changes to your home or apartment that will increase accessibility and safety – such as ramps, wheelchair lifts, lowered counter tops, barrier-free showers and ceiling tracks
  • Adaptive Technology (Ad. Tech) -- Devices that increase safety, accessibility and personal successes – such as hygiene seats, shaker beds, service animals and specialized seating
  • Vehicle Modifications (V. Tech) -- Enhancements made to a car, truck, van or SUV that allow access to the community – such as modified driver controls, ramps, lift assist seating and securement systems

People Inc. offers excellent service for people and Care Coordinators. Our newly enhanced process benefits those seeking supports and service provider alike. Care Coordinators and Managers now simply fill in and digitally sign/submit the above hyperlinked form. A clinical team will complete an in-home consultation and recommend waiver and/or insurance funded modifications needed to create a safer and more accessible environment.

People Inc. has established a network of the industry’s foremost experts to assist people increase their independence and safety. People who have chosen People Inc. as their EMOD, Ad. Tech and V. Tech advocate have experienced substantial gains in safety, independence and personal success. 

Ask your Care Coordinator or Care Manager to call today for a personalized informational session and consultation.

If more information is needed, call the People Inc. EMODS program line for Western New York: 716.880.3815 or the Greater Rochester Region: 585.719.3417

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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