The next meeting will occur this Saturday at LifeTec Qld at 10am – 12noon. Staff from BendTech shall be presenting information on their products and the issues they have been encountering with manufacturing home modification products using AS 1428.1 (2009) as a guide; and I shall be presenting on the information I have gathered at the USA OT Conference, and my meetings with OTs in the USA and UK. Interesting detail will be provided about popular practice resources, the latest evidence based reviews and research on home modification practice and service delivery issues facing OTs in these countries. Do contact me through this site (contact page) if you would like to come. Morning tea shall be provided, the event is free and OTs can claim 2 CPD points for their accreditation activities with Occupational Therapy Australia.
The following information is from Occupational Therapy Australia:
Bathseats – product requirements
Please be advised the following is open for public comment through Standards Australia until 16.7.2012
DR AS/NZS 4069 (Rev)
Bathseats – Product requirements
ME-067 Assistive Technology Products for Persons with Disability
Public Comment Closing Date:
You can view the draft and any incoming comments by logging onto https://www.hub.standards.org.au/hub/public/index.jsp and selecting the project number as detailed above.
You may comment directly through the link above.
Please note that Occupational Therapy Australia is represented on the overseeing committee mentioned above (ME- 067). If you have any particular comments or concerns you would like the committee to be aware of feel free to contact the National Representative, Joy Pennock on email@example.com
Please note that there are other standards listed on the Dashboard that might be of interest, to provide comment on….