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 – 4 June - Doors

Objectives – To provide information about:

Door types and accessories

Typical barriers and design solutions

Clinical reasoning to problem solve scenarios

Resources to assist practice

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

Wednesday 10 June – Legislation, Codes and Standards relevant for Home Modification Practice

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

Thursday 18 June – Overview of Complex Bathroom Modifications

Objectives – To provide information about:

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 25 June – Lifts for homes

Objectives – To provide information about:

The range of lift options for external and internal access – stairlifts, platform lifts, waterlifts and other style of lifts

Typical barriers and solutions

Resources for practice

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

Thursday – 2 July – Report Writing

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

Hints and tips to speed up report writing

Resources to assist practice

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

Thursday – 6 August – Stairlifts

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

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

Thursday – 3 September – Case study showcase discussion

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

Information will be provided about home modifications completed recently including minor and major modifications to external and internal areas of the home, kitchens, bathrooms, and laundries.

Attendees to email their own case study information to Liz in advance of the webinar if they wish to showcase their work and discuss their scenarios.

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

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

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 – 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