Assisted Daily Living Laboratory are available to Occupational and Nursing students.
This lab is used to train patient how to regain skills lost through disability or impairment. Integrates cutting edge technology with a simulated living space offering hands-on experiences such as: adaptive cooking techniques, bed mobility and transfer training, use of environmental control unit for voice/switch activation. Also utilized by the nursing department for home care simulation and by nursing and OT for interprofessional home care simulations.
Equipped with an environmental control unit which would allow individuals with limited function to turn on/off lights, change the channel on the television, answer the phone or call for assistance all with the touch of a switch or by voice command.
Equipped with a closed circuit magnifying camera/monitor which would allow an individual that has vision difficulties to see printed type, pictures, handwriting, and small details.
Equipped with an assistive technology computer with programs that would allow an individual with limited function to type by speaking, to access the internet with the touch of one key, to operate the computer using an adapted keyboard and mouse.