Marnie Renda, OTR/L, CAPS, ECHM, is the founder of Destination Home LLC, which provides OT Home Assessments, product and home modification consultations, as well as, care coordination services for elders and persons with disabilities living at home.
Marnie graduated from Lafayette College and Springfield College with a B.A. in Psychobiology and a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy. She has over 20 years of experience in healthcare in a variety of settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and in the community. Additionally, Marnie is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and earned an Executive Certificate in Home Modifications.
Marnie is a nationally recognized expert in home modifications. She has authored several articles on home modifications and assistive technology which were published in professional journals. Marnie was recently appointed the American Occupational Therapy Association, Home Modification Network Coordinator. In this role, she is responsible for coordinating the occupational therapists across the country providing home modifications. Additionally, she is co-authoring the American Occupational Therapy Association official document entitled “The Role of Occupational Therapy in Complex Home Modifications”.
This is the first course in a two part series titled Home Modifications: Foundations for Practice. This course provides the foundation of knowledge necessary to… read more
Effective modification of entrance barriers is an important first step for persons with disabilities to be able to live in their communities and age in… read more
Maintaining access to the bathroom, and the ability to maintain daily activities of toileting, bathing, and grooming, are essential to allowing disabled persons to remain… read more
This is the second course in a two part series, which provides the foundation of knowledge necessary to complete home evaluations and make effective recommendations… read more
This course is the second in a two-part series on bathroom solutions, with Marnie Renda. In this installment, learners will explore the complex problems associated… read more
Funding plays a pivotal role in the decision-making process for home modifications. This course, with Marnie Renda, provides practical background information on potential funding sources… read more