Calendar

Dec
6
Thu
Thursday 6 December – Home Modifications for People in the Bariatric Range
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Occupational Therapy practice issues
  • The importance of measurement
  • Principles for selecting and evaluating products and designs
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources to enhance practice

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

Feb
18
Mon
Monday 18 February – Ramps and Rails Workshop @ Pacific Golf Club
Feb 18 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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
Mar
2
Sat
2019 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings @ LifeTec Australia
Mar 2 @ 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.

May
11
Sat
2019 Qld Home Modification Discussion Group Meetings @ LifeTec Australia
May 11 @ 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.

May
13
Mon
Monday 13 May – Home Modifications for People with Dementia Workshop @ Pacific Golf Club
May 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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
Aug
12
Mon
Monday 12 August – Home Modifications for Children Workshop @ Pacific Golf Club
Aug 12 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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