Term Adapted Clothing
Code BM-6500.1500-050
Definition Programs that pay for or provide clothing which has been customized for nursing facility residents, wheelchair users, surgical patients and people with special clothing needs due to stroke, paralysis, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease or other disabilities that make it difficult for them to dress or find attractive clothing that fits properly.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 4/16/15
Use References Accessible Clothing
Adaptive Clothing
Disability Adapted Clothing
Disabled Apparel
Modified Clothing
See Also References Adapted Clothing Donation Programs (TI-1800.1500-050)
Assistive Technology Equipment (LH-0600)
General Clothing Provision (BM-6500.1500-250)
External Classification Terms Apparel Distribution Centers (UW
Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations (NTE P80)
Clothing/Personal/Household Needs (USA CL-150)
Community Services (CAN CM-150)
Emergency Assistance (NTE P60)
Personal Goods & Services (NPC P03.04)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Physical Disabilities
Facet Service
Bibliographic References ABLEDATA Thesaurus, Fifth Edition, Adaptive Equipment Center, Newington Children's Hospital, Newington, CT, 1990.

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