2021 Live Webinars

Liz Ainsworth is conducting live home modification webinars during 2021.

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 can be sent to attendees after the event.

Please note that these webinars will not be distributed as a recording.  They will be conducted as live events only.

 

 

Wednesday – 3 February – Introduction to the Home Modification Process

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • The home modification process for minor and major/complex modifications
  • Client scenarios illustrating these processes
  • Resources for practice

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 11 February – Stakeholders in the Home Modification Process

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • The role of different stakeholders in the home modification process
  • Case studies showcasing stakeholder roles relating to minor modifications and major/complex modifications

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 25 February - Preventing incidents and accidents in the home

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Research about incidents and accidents in the home
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Evidence based tools used for reviewing the environment
  • Community resources to help people in the home

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Wednesday – 3 March – Measuring the person

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Advantages of measuring
  • Problems arising with the measuring process
  • Tools to use during measuring
  • Relevance of anthropometrics to practice
  • Key postures to consider
  • Translating the measurements into features in the built environment

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 18 March – Writing a good scope of works

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • The intent of a scope of works and how it differs from a specification
  • The essential items to include in a scope of works
  • Hints and tips for writing a scope of works to suit the needs of the building services professional
  • Example wording for minor and major modifications to complement concept drawings and photos.

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 25 March – Minor modifications

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • The difference between minor and major modifications
  • A framework outlining the complexity associated with minor modification prescription
  • The context for delivery of minor modifications in the community
  • The advantages and limitations of minor modifications
  • The process for identifying the need for minor modifications
  • Typical barriers and minor modification solutions in the home
  • Resources that can be used for future practice

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Wednesday – 31 March – Getting it right: 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

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 8 April – 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

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 15 April – Kitchen modifications

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

Webinar registration 
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 22 April – 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

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 29 April – Temporary modifications and equipment

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Modifications and equipment that can be installed to assist people who need temporary solutions (e.g. palliative care needs; managing while major modification work is being undertaken)
  • Typical barriers and modification/equipment solutions
  • Clinical reasoning to problem solve case scenarios
  • Resources to assist practice

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 6 May – 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

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Wednesday – 12 May – Toilet Modifications

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Terminology
  • Information on measurement
  • Typical barriers and design/product solutions
  • Clinical reasoning to problem solve scenarios
  • Resources to assist practice

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 20 May – Case study and new product showcase

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Information will be provided about home modifications completed recently including minor and major modifications.
  • Attendees are encouraged 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.

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here

Thursday – 27 May – 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 for practice.

Webinar registration
Cost per person – $60+GST – click here
Group registration – $240+GST – click here