2019 Home Modification Workshops

Monday 18 February – 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 registrationclick here

Clinician registrationclick here

Please complete registration formclick 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

Monday 13 May – 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 registrationclick here

Clinician registrationclick here

Please complete registration formclick 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

Monday 12 August – 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 registrationclick here

Clinician registrationclick here

Please complete registration formclick 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