2018 Home Modification Workshops

Registration form for all events – click here

Thursday 19 July - Introduction to Home Modifications

VELG Training, 1/52 Jeffcott Street, Wavell Heights, Qld 4012

https://www.velgtraining.com/

Free parking on site.

Registration commences at 8.30am and each workshop starts at 9.00am.

Student registration – click here
Clinician registration – click here

The introduction to home modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • An understanding of current models of practice and the application of clinical reasoning to home modification practice
  • Information on the relevance and application of access standards to home modification practice
  • Information on how to measure the person, their equipment and carer
  • Practice measuring the built environment
  • Information on how to translate the various measurements into features in the built environment
  • Practice drawing to scale by hand
  • Information on essential detail to include in OT reports
  • Information on research and practice relating to grabrail prescription
  • Resource information to enhance practice

Friday 20 July – Advanced Home Modifications

VELG Training, 1/52 Jeffcott Street, Wavell Heights, Qld 4012

https://www.velgtraining.com/

Free parking on site.

Registration commences at 8.30am and each workshop starts at 9.00am.

Student registration – click here
Clinician registration – click here

The advanced home modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • Information on the rights of a private home owner when modifying their own home
  • An understanding of common barriers in the home, and the range of home modification solutions – through viewing photos of barriers and solutions
  • Information on how to review products to determine their suitability for use in home modification practice
  • Practice reviewing a plan and redesigning a home using a case study
  • Resource information to enhance practice

Friday 5 October – Case Study Discussion Day – NEW WORKSHOP!

VELG Training, 1/52 Jeffcott Street, Wavell Heights, Qld 4012

https://www.velgtraining.com/

Free parking on site.

Registration commences at 8.30am and each workshop starts at 9.00am.

Student registration – click here
Clinician registration – click here

This case study discussion day aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • Opportunity to discuss individual case scenarios
  • Tips for problem solving simple and complex home modification issues for people with diverse needs
  • Information about principles for the redesign of key areas of the home
  • Information on legislation, codes, and standards, and their applicability to case studies.
  • Direct discussion about technical building issues, with a builder who is present at the workshop
  • Information on resources for practice.