Why does my doctor need to assess my home environment if I have ALS?

If you have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) your doctor needs to assess your home environment because of concern for your safety. ALS is a progressive disease that will affect your mobility, so your doctor will be concerned for your safety and will be interested in having a home safety assessment conducted.

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