Equipment

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Equipment for a home visit

The equipment required for a home visit includes:

Car

Mobile phone

Measuring wheel

Range of dumbbells – eg 2 x 0.5kg, 2 x 1.0kg, 2x 2.0kg

Pulse oximeter

Alcohol wipes and hand wash

Floor pedals

Placebo inhalers (MDI, Accuhaler, Turbuhaler etc) and spacers

Stethoscope

Airway clearance information

Aids for teaching the forced expiration technique e.g. tissues, wide bore tubing

Navigation device – eg Melways, GPS

Tissues

                   

Paperwork for the home visit includes:

Consent form

Home Exercise Diary

Home Visit Check List

Home Visit Form

Modified Borg Dyspnoea Scale

Borg Perceived Exertion Scale

Development of the HomeBase program was supported by the following organisations