Best Practices in Installing Grab Bars
Robin Renner will led this webinar. She has previously worked for a Rebuilding Together affiliate, a Habitat affiliate, and an independent home repair nonprofit. She's currently the faciliator for our Healthy Homes Affinity Group. She offered a 30-45 minute presentation, followed by time for Q&A.
The webinar covered best practices for installing grab bars, and how to train volunteers to install grab bars. Robin shareed tips to get volunteers confident and up to speed on grab bar installation so that the older adults they are helping will be able to live in safer environments. Robin discussed where to put grab bars, how to secure them (she reviewed multiple types of grab bar fasteners), and troubleshooting issues that arise.