2019 Home Modification Workshops

DATE TBD – Ramps and Rails Workshop

Pacific Golf Club,
430 Pine Mountain Road,
CARINDALE QLD 4152

https://www.pacificgolf.com.au/cms/

Free parking on site.

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

Student registration – click here

Clinician registration – click here

Please complete registration form – click here

The ramps and rails workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • Knowledge about broad principles for designing internal and external ramps for domestic homes
  • Practical information on the process of measuring up areas for the design and installation of internal and external ramps
  • Information about resources to assist with measuring and designing ramps
  • Information about current literature and research influencing the prescription of grabrails
  • Knowledge about the biomechanics and measurement techniques to inform clinical reasoning processes for grabrail prescription
  • Information about resources to assist with prescribing grabrails and handrails
  • Knowledge about the relevance and application of the Australian Standards, the Disability Discrimination Act and the Premises Standards for grabrail, handrail and ramp design in domestic environments

DATE TBD – Home Modifications for People with Dementia Workshop

Pacific Golf Club,
430 Pine Mountain Road,
CARINDALE QLD 4152

https://www.pacificgolf.com.au/cms/

Free parking on site.

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

Student registration – click here

Clinician registration – click here

Please complete registration form – click here

The workshop relating to providing home modifications for people with dementia living in their own home aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • Knowledge about the home modification process and principles for evaluating products and solutions to suit this population
  • Practical information on the process of measuring the person, their carer and equipment
  • Practical information on the process of measuring the existing home environment
  • Practical information on typical barriers and modification solutions
  • Information about resources to assist clinical practice including information from overseas settings, to inform Australia practice
  • Opportunity to discuss and problem solve case scenarios from their own work setting

DATE TBD – Home Modifications for Children Workshop

Pacific Golf Club,
430 Pine Mountain Road,
CARINDALE QLD 4152

https://www.pacificgolf.com.au/cms/

Free parking on site.

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

Student registration – click here

Clinician registration – click here

Please complete registration form – click here

The workshop relating to providing home modifications for people with dementia living in their own home aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • A description of the home modification process
  • Knowledge about broad principles for evaluating the product and design requirements of children
  • Practical information on the process of measuring the child, their carer and equipment
  • Practical information on the process of measuring the existing home environment
  • Practical information on typical barriers and home modification solutions
  • Information about resources to assist clinical practice
  • Opportunity to discuss and problem solve case scenarios from their own work setting