Receive a home assessment.
Your provider will assess your home to ensure you have enough space to drive an maneuver a motorized wheelchair. If you have Traditional Medicare, the primary reason for a mobility aid is to enhance mobility within the home. A provider will consider your ability to perform activities of daily living, such as eating, grooming, bathing and toileting with the help of a motorized wheelchair. The home assessment is vital to ensure your living environment can support the use of a power wheelchair.
Following a successful home assessment, your provider will order a power chair as prescribed by your physician. The provider will deliver it to your home and instruct you how to use it.