2019 Meetings

2019 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings

To be held from 10.00am – 12noon at LifeTec Australia, 400 Newmarket Rd, Newmarket QLD 4051

Dates for 2019:

  • Saturday 2 March
  • Saturday 11 May
  • Saturday TBD July
  • Saturday TBD October

Objectives for each meeting –

  • To provide an opportunity for networking with OTs, others working in the design and construction industry, and consumers interested in home modification practice
  • To explore common practice issues
  • To share resource information and practice experience
  • To discuss strategic issues that need to be addressed by the Occupational Therapy Australia, Home Modifications Australia (MOD.A),  government etc in relation to current policy and practice issues of concern

There will be guest speakers featured at each meeting.

Saturday 2nd March – speakers:

  1. Karen Opitz, Director Assistive Technology and Home Modifications, NDIA – Karen will provide an overview of current NDIA assistive technology and home modification program of work. (30 mins presentation with 15 mins Q&A). Please note: This is not a session where individual examples of CHM decisions can be raised and reviewed, rather, it will be an opportunity to understand some of the various quality improvement projects that are underway.
  2. Chiara Romeo, Business Development Manager, RBA – Chiara will showcase RBA product for use in home modification work.

I shall provide attendance certificates for continuing professional development use.

Cost of meetings – free.

Please rsvp to info@homedesignforliving.com, and bring a plate to share for morning tea.