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Workshop – Home Modifications for People in the Bariatric Range

The next home modification workshop will be held on Friday4 April at LifeTec Qld, corner of Newmarket Road and Enoggera Road, Newmarket.

Registration will commence at 8am, with the workshop starting at 8.30am and concluding at 12.30pm.  Morning tea will be provided.

The workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners and people working in the building industry with:

  • Knowledge about broad principles for evaluating the product and design requirements of people in the bariatric range
  • 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 design solutions
  • Information about resources to assist clinical practice
  • Opportunity to discuss and problem solve case scenarios from their own work setting
TimeTopic
8.00 – 8.30Registration
8.30 – 10.00Principles for evaluating the product and design requirements of people in the bariatric rangeMeasuring the person, their carer and equipment and translating these measurements into features in the built environment
10.00 – 10.30Morning Tea
10.30 – 12.30Design solutions to commonly encountered problem areasResources to assist practice
Optional Extra Time12.30 – 1.30Lunch and Discussion of Scenarios (participants to bring  own lunch and cases to discuss with presenter)

 

The registration form is available on the front page of the website – www.homedesignforliving.com

Liz Ainsworth

 

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