Calendar

Mar
1
Thu
Thursday 1 March – Minor Modifications
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • The difference between minor and major modifications
  • A framework outlining the complexity associated with minor modification prescription
  • The context for delivery of minor modifications in the community
  • The advantages and limitations of minor modifications
  • The process for identifying the need for minor modifications
  • Typical barriers and minor modification solutions in the home
  • Resources that can be used for future practice

Webinar registration – click here
Cost per person – $50+GST

Mar
2
Fri
Friday 2 March – Ramps and Rails Workshop @ Pacific Golf Club
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

https://www.pacificgolf.com.au

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 bathroom modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • Knowledge about broad principles for designing bathrooms for domestic homes
  • Practical information on products and designs to suit bathrooms for older people and people with disabilities
  • Information about resources to assist with problem solving a range of client scenarios
  • Direct discussion about technical building issues, with a builder who is present at the workshop
  • Opportunity to discuss and problem solve case scenarios from their own work setting
Mar
3
Sat
2018 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings @ LifeTec Qld
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Objectives for each meeting –

  • To provide an opportunity for networking with OTs and others  working in the building industry 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, government etc in relation to current strategic policy and practice issues

There will be guest speakers featured at each meeting.

I shall provide attendance certificates for continuing professional development use.

Cost – free.

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

Apr
5
Thu
Thursday 5 April – Door Threshold Solutions
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Typical barriers and design solutions
  • Clinical reasoning to problem solve scenarios
  • Resources to assist practice

Webinar registration – click here
Cost per person – $50+GST

May
3
Thu
Thursday 3 May – Toilet Modifications
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

Webinar registration – click here
Cost per person – $50+GST

May
4
Fri
Friday 4 May – Bathroom Modifications @ VELG Training
May 4 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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 bathroom modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and students with:

  • Knowledge about broad principles for designing bathrooms for domestic homes
  • Practical information on products and designs to suit bathrooms for older people and people with disabilities
  • Information about resources to assist with problem solving a range of client scenarios
  • Direct discussion about technical building issues, with a builder who is present at the workshop
  • Opportunity to discuss and problem solve case scenarios from their own work setting
May
5
Sat
2018 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings @ LifeTec Qld
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Objectives for each meeting –

  • To provide an opportunity for networking with OTs and others  working in the building industry 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, government etc in relation to current strategic policy and practice issues

There will be guest speakers featured at each meeting.

I shall provide attendance certificates for continuing professional development use.

Cost – free.

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

Jun
7
Thu
Thursday 7 June – Doors
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Door types and accessories
  • Typical barriers and design solutions
  • Clinical reasoning to problem solve scenarios
  • Resources to assist practice

Webinar registration – click here
Cost per person – $50+GST

Jul
5
Thu
Thursday 5 July – Report Writing
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Features of different types of comprehensive reports for minor and major modifications – to assist with court decisions, ensure protection from litigation, and facilitate excellent clinical competence
  • Resources to assist practice

Webinar registration – click here
Cost per person – $50+GST

Jul
19
Thu
Thursday 19 July – Introduction to Home Modifications @ VELG Training
Jul 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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