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January 2018
 
 
Happy New Year!
  
Every New Year begins with "out with the old and in with the new!"  That's appropriate with a lot of things but not safety.  It is an old but tried and true message that is worth keeping.  So this New Year's resolutions should include a promise from yourself to your family, friends and others that you will work safely at home and at work.  Keep that promise just one day at a time and pretty soon the year will go by as another safe year.  Repeat the promise-and pass this message-you and your family, friends and others will reap the benefits

  
We are here to help! 
Linda & Bill


Home Healthsmith Receives #10 Dealer of the Year Award from Inclinator Company of America!
 
What an honor to be awarded as the #10 Dealer of the Year from Inclinator Company of America in recognition of our sales growth in residential elevators for 2017!    It's pretty amazing to be from the smallest state in the U.S. and be in the same room of winners from Texas and many other larger states.  Shows what can be done when you put your mind to accomplishing your goals.  Can't wait to be there again as one of the Top 10 Dealers for 2018.  Stayed tuned.....

Thank you to our employees: 
Scott Trenholme, Tyler Briggs, Corey Smith, Mike Bohmbach, Karen Berche, Beth Fontaine, Jeff Allaine and to the Inclinator team of Bill Stratton, Dante Accurti, Brad Rose & all of the employees of Inclinator!!


 
Home Healthsmith Calendar...
Join us on the road at the following events

      January 31, 2018:  Presenting at Home Instead Senior Care
                                              7291 Post Rd., North Kingstown

Proposed RI Livable Home Modifications Grants:
 
No assistance can be provided for projects underway before the program launches and the regs do require a home assessment the client can arrange and that cost if any can be added to the total cost of the modification for consideration
   
AGENCY:  Governor's Commission on Disabilities
RULE IDENTIFIER : 525-RICR-20-00-03
REGULATION TITLE:  Rhode Island Livable Home Modifications
RULEMAKING ACTION:  Direct Final Rule
TYPE OF FILINGS:  Adoption
Direct Final:  If no formal objection is received on or before 01/02/2018 the Governor's Commission on Disabilities will file the adoption without opportunity for public comment. 
TIMETABLE FOR ACTION ON THE PROPOSED RULE:
Public notice: 12/01/17
End of comment period: 01/02/18
SUMMARY OF PROPOSED RULE The Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grants will assist home owner and renters make home modification and accessibility enhancements to construct, retrofit, and/or renovate residences to allow individuals with disabilities to remain in community settings, rather than institutions.
COMMENTS INVITED: 
All interested parties are invited to submit written or oral comments concerning the proposed regulations by 01/02/2018 to the addresses listed below.
ADDRESSES FOR PUBLIC COMMENT SUBMISSIONS:
Mailing Address:
Governor's Commission on Disabilities
John O. Pastore Center, 41 Cherry Dale Court
Cranston, RI 02920-3049
Email Address:  bob.cooper@gcd.ri.gov
WHERE COMMENTS MAY BE INSPECTED:
Governor's Commission on Disabilities
John O. Pastore Center, 41 Cherry Dale Court
Cranston, RI 02920-3049
FOR FUTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
ATTN: Bob Cooper, Executive Secretary
Governor's Commission on Disabilities
John O. Pastore Center, 41 Cherry Dale Court
Cranston, RI 02920-3049
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Regulatory Analysis Summary and Supporting Documentation:
This regulation does not impact small business or any other entity.  For full regulatory analysis or supporting documentation see agency contact person above.   
Authority for This Rulemaking:  R.I. Public Law 17-302-01
Regulatory Findings:
In the development of the proposed repeal consideration was given to: (1) alternative approaches; (2) overlap or duplication with other statutory and regulatory provisions; and (3) significant economic impact on small business. No alternative approach, duplication, or overlap was identified based upon available information.


Why we do what we do...

Hi Linda,
Thanks to all who had a hand in making this ramp installation happen so quickly for my parents. I appreciate your taking the lead even as you were away at a conference. You have been so efficient and thorough. You have remained nothing but professional throughout this entire situation. You all have been great!   I sincerely hope you send any PR materials I can share with my colleagues. I am thrilled to pass on my experience with all. 
 
Thank you again, S. Brown - Cranston, RI


Linda & Bill Bohmbach
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