Calendar

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
Jul
20
Fri
Friday 20 July – Advanced Home Modifications @ VELG Training
Jul 20 @ 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 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
Jul
21
Sat
2018 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings @ LifeTec Qld
Jul 21 @ 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.

Aug
2
Thu
Thursday 2 August – Stairlifts
Aug 2 @ 6:18 am – 7:18 am

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Australian Standards requirements
  • When to recommend stairlifts
  • Typical barriers and design/product solutions
  • Clinical reasoning to problem solve case scenarios
  • Resources to assist practice

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

Sep
6
Thu
Thursday 6 September – Case study showcase discussion
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide opportunities for attendees to discuss case studies.

Attendees to email information to Liz in advance of the webinar.

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

Oct
4
Thu
Thursday 4 October – Modified Bathroom Showcase – NEW WEBINAR
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Products used, and designs completed in the last 12 months by Liz Ainsworth and others

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

Oct
5
Fri
Friday 5 October – Case Study Discussion Day – NEW WORKSHOP! @ VELG Training
Oct 5 @ 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

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.
Oct
6
Sat
2018 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings @ LifeTec Qld
Oct 6 @ 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.

Nov
1
Thu
Thursday 1 November – Grabrail Prescription
Nov 1 @ 6:22 am – 7:22 am

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Factors influencing the selection of grabrails
  • The importance of tailoring grabrail selection and installation to suit individual’s requirements
  • The relevance and application of Access Standards to grabrail prescription in homes
  • Product options and their application, and resources for practice

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