on your marks!
The Rehab had already booked out patient care: care check Nurse, Occupational Therapist (OT), and Physical Therapist (PT).
aI called Jim the Contractor, to have him come by and build a temporary ramp out the front door. (the condo assoc. allows a temp. ramp out the front door for ONE month, after that if there is still a need, a permanent ramp can be built . . . but it MUST be in the garage.) I asked for a short ramp from the threshold that would be portable and a 2nd ramp that would be supported by a cut-out of the stairs. (the short ramp could be put in the car and used at my brothers house to get Mom in their house.)
I started calculating what it would take to get Mom in the shower. Rolling shower doors can be removed. Already have a shower chair. Something to keep her damp feet from slipping on the vinyl flooring . . . hmmmm. Ah hah, a tub mat with the suction cups on the bottom. I don't imagine the ever envisioned it used outside the tub!
I called and made an appointment with the NEW Cardiologist I had chosen, but want to take Mom to the OLD office to sign for the record transfer, so they have it in time for her appt.