Assistive device definition

Assistive device means any item, piece of equipment, or product system which is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of an individual with a disability in the workplace or on the job. “Assistive device” does not mean any medical device, surgical device, or organ implanted or transplanted into or attached directly to an individual. “Assistive device” does not include any device for which a certificate of title is issued by the state department of transportation, but does include any item, piece of equipment, or product system otherwise meeting the definition of “assistive device” that is incorporated, attached, or included as a modification in or to such a device issued a certificate of title.
Assistive device means any medical device, mobility aid, communication aid or other aid that is specially designed to assist a person with a disability with a need related to their disability.
Assistive device means a device that may restrain movement which has been determined to be required by a licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant working under a protocol or job description respectively and is applied for protection from injury or to support or correct the body alignment of the person, for the treatment of a person’s physical condition, and may only be used as a treatment intervention where a specific written plan of care has been developed and the resident consents to such use.”

Examples of Assistive device in a sentence

  • Assistive device First use of exoskeletons is to support and augment human motor functions.

More Definitions of Assistive device

Assistive device or “device” means:
Assistive device means any instrument, apparatus, or contrivance, including any component or part thereof or accessory thereto, that is used or intended to be used, to assist an individual with a disability in the mitigation or treatment of an injury or disease or to assist or affect or replace the structure or any function of the body of an individual with a disability, except that this term does not include prescriptive lenses and other ophthalmic goods unless they are sold or dispensed to a blind person, as defined in Section 19153 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and unless they are intended to assist the limited vision of the person so disabled.
Assistive device means a device designed to enable a person to perform a daily living activity that, because of a severe mental or physical impairment, the person is unable to perform;
Assistive device means the use of an item such as a pillow or pad or medically supplied therapeutic support that is intended to achieve or maintain the proper position, posture, or balance of a resident. An assistive device may also be an item that is intended to promote, achieve, or maintain the resident’s independence. Anything that is used with the intent to restrain a resident and that does not permit the resident to remove the device by himself or herself is a restraint and is not an assistive device.
Assistive device. – means an auxiliary aid such as communication aids, cognition aids, personal mobility aids and medical aids (ex. canes, crutches, wheelchairs or hearing aids);
Assistive device means any device designed or adapted to help a resident perform an action, a task, an activity of daily living, or a transfer; prevent a fall; or recover from a fall. The term does not include a total body lift or a motorized
Assistive device means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off- the-shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of children with disabilities. The term "assistive technology service" means any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. Assistive technology service includes: