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Why might my occupational therapist perform a home evaluation if I have MS?

Home evaluations are often conducted so that the occupational therapist may observe you in your home environment. This allows the therapist to identify barriers and potential risks, make appropriate recommendations for modifications, adaptations and equipment, and to recommend supervision, if needed. Training and instruction for your caregiver or family member will also be provided, if needed.

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