Development of the Handicap Assessment and Resource Tool (HART).

  title={Development of the Handicap Assessment and Resource Tool (HART).},
  author={A Vertesi and Pēteris Dārziņ{\vs} and Shirley Lowe and Erin McEvoy and Mary Metzger Edwards},
  journal={Canadian journal of occupational therapy. Revue canadienne d'ergotherapie},
  volume={67 2},
An important determinant of whether people can live in community settings is the absence of significant handicap. People with considerable disabilities can live without handicap if they have adequate supports. Handicap, rather than disability, limits peoples' residence options. Disability assessment tools are commonly used to guide where people can live--these assess neither the resources available nor the personal-care handicap present. The Handicap Assessment and Resource Tool (HART) was… CONTINUE READING

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