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Home Modification Process Protocol – Edinburgh Event

Are you an occupational therapist based around Edinburgh and interested and involved in the home adaptation/modification process, then the following event my be of interest.

The Home Modification Process Protocol (HMPP) was developed as part of a research project investigating the role of occupational therapists in the design and construction of home adaptations/modifications. We have now gained additional funding for a small event for the purposes of discussing with practitioners a strategy for disseminating and developing the HMPP. This day long, focus group style, events begins with an introduction and training on the HMPP, followed by a discussion about how you would like to see the process developing and disseminating.

These two videos provide further information about the original research project and introduce the HMPP. If you are interested in taking part in this exciting event, or require further information, please e-mail


Rachel Russell


I am an Occupational Therapist and my main passion is the using the built environment to support people's occupational performance (basically ensuring people are able to do the things they want, need and have to do in their everyday lives without being hindered by the built environment). Having completed an MSc in Accessibility and Inclusive Design I was given an opportunity to complete a PhD, which I did in July 2016. Currently I am based in the School of Health Sciences at University of Salford. My research interest is in the process used by occupational therapists to modify home environments.

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