2020 LIVE WEBINARS

Liz Ainsworth is conducting live webinars during 2020.

The webinars will be held from 12 noon (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia time) on the dates specified below for approximately 1-1.5 hours.

Time will be made available of questions and discussion.

A certificate of attendance and notes will be sent to attendees.

Please note that the registration fee is the amount to be paid per person. The figure is not a group rate. 

Thursday – 1 October – Modified Bathroom Showcase

Objectives – To provide information about:

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

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Wednesday - 7 October – Home modifications for people with dementia - NEW

Objectives – To provide information about:

Issues experienced by people with dementia

Home modification practice considerations

Typical barriers and solutions

Resources to enhance practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Thursday - 15 October – Colour and lighting

Objectives – To provide information about:

Colour luminance and colour contrast

Lighting options

Typical barriers and design/product solutions

Clinical reasoning to problem solve specific case scenarios

Resources to assist practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST click here

Thursday - 22 October – Kitchens

Objectives – To provide information about:

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

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Thursday - 29 October – Legislation, codes and standards

Objectives – To provide information about:

Intent and relevance of legislation, codes, and access standards for domestic home modifications (minor and major modifications)

Resources to assist practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Wednesday - 4 November – Home modifications for children

Objectives – To provide information about:

What home modifications offer children and the role of the OT

Process for assessment of the child, their equipment, carer and tasks

Typical barriers and solutions

Resources to assist practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST click here

Thursday – 12 November - Grabrail Prescription

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

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Thursday - 19 November – Complex Bathrooms

Basic principles for planning bathroom layout

Legislation, code and standard issues impacting on planning

Technical considerations when modifying an ensuite and a bathroom with/without a toilet

Typical barriers and solutions

Resources for practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Thursday – 26 November – Home Modifications for People in the Bariatric Range

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

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

Thursday – 10 December - Manual handling issues of importance for planning home modification solutions

Objectives – To provide information about:

why knowledge and skills in manual handling are important for home modification practice

examples of manual handling issues that may arise in the home for a range of people who present with access and mobility requirements

home modification solutions to address environmental barriers that may limit good manual handling practice and use

resources that can be used for future practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here