Accessible Health Care Toolkit

 

Health Care Planning Resources for People with Disabilities:

Making Preventive Health Care Work for You: A Resource Guide for People with Physical Disabilities

Montana Community First Choice (CFC): Health Supports Planning Guide

Montana DPHHS Developmental Disabilities Program Health Care Checklist and Risk Worksheet

Americans with Disability Act:

Inclusive Healthcare Facilities: Access and Accommodations Resource Toolkit 2014

Checklist for Readily Achievable Barrier Removal (2011) pdf file

Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities (2010) pdf file

Tax Incentives for Businesses (2005)

Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hospital Settings (2003)

Readily Achievable Barrier Removal, Van Accessible Parking Spaces (1996)

Update: A Primer for Small Businesses

 

Healthcare List of Resources for Healthcare Providers

Americans with Disability Act: Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities (2010).
PDF  | HTML

Exam Room Selection for Accessible Examination Tables & Chairs (2010)
PDF

Americans with Disabilities Act: Checklist for Readily Achievable Barrier Removal (2011)
PDF  |  HTML

Americans with Disabilities Act: Readily Achievable Barrier Removal, Van Accessible Parking Spaces (1996)
PDF

Americans with Disabilities Act Update: A Primer for Small Businesses (2010)
PDF

ADA Business Brief: Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hospital Settings (2003)
PDF

Removing Barriers – Tips and Strategies to Promote Accessible Communication (1999)
PDF

Accessible Health Care Series: Health Care Facilities Access – Clinic and Out-patient (2009)
PDF

Accessible Health Care Series: Importance of Accessible Examination Tables, Chairs and Weight Scales (2009)
PDF

Accessible Health Care Series: Improving Accessibility with Limited Resources (2008)
PDF

Accessible Health Care Series: Choosing and Negotiating an Accessible Facility Location (2008)
PDF

Americans with Disabilities Act: Tax Incentives for Businesses (2005)
PDF

Wheelchair Transfer: A Health Care Provider’s Guide (2009)
PDFHTML

Continuing Education: Practical Oral Care for People with Disabilities
PDF  |  HTML

Emergency Evacuation Preparedness (2002)
PDF

Note. The MPCA, Montana CIL’s and other community partners provided assistance with identifying and selecting resources.

For additional resources on how to improve equitable healthcare, please view the report that was later developed from this access study list of resources: Inclusive Healthcare Facilities: Access and Accommodations Resource Toolkit 2014. This resource toolkit covers the following topics: accessible healthcare webinars, access to care, dental care, women with disability, accessible communication, emergency preparedness, and health reports.

 

Other:

Healthy People 2020 Goals: 2011-2013 Data for Adult Montanans with Disabilities, Montana Disability & Health Update

Massachusetts Facility Assessment Tool (2009), Massachusetts Department of Public Health Office on Health and Disability

Online Resources, Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions

Physician Education in Developmental Disabilities Webinar Series, Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and the AADMD

Removing Barriers to Health Care: A Guide for Health Professionals (2007), North Carolina Office on Disability and Health (NCODH)

 

 

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