3D Healthcare Accessibility: Advanced
The healthcare environment is unique and establishing an accessible environment for patients, family members, and visitors with disabilities is critical for effective care. This workshop focuses on solutions for the basic approaches used in healthcare to provide services, facilities and communication. Accessibility means that patients with disabilities can come into facilities, move around, get services, and participate during care. Some specific ways to offer accessibility may require scheduling physically accessible spaces and equipment, communicating in ways that allow effective participation by patients with hearing, cognitive, or vision loss or changing ways of positioning on equipment during care. The Advanced session will build on the principles discussed in the basic session and provide in-depth scenarios, strategies, and approaches successful in healthcare programs.