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.

Thursday - 30 September – Measuring the environment

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

Wednesday – 6 October 2021- 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
  • The latest research relating to grabrails provided in bathrooms and toilets
  • Product options and their application
  • Resources for practice

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

Friday 8 October - Repeat webinar - Update on the new Access Standard AS 1428.1 (2021)

Objective

  • To provide an overview of changes to the Australian Standard relevant for home modification practice.

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

Thursday 14 October - Writing a Scope of Works for Building Services Professionals

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.
  • Resources for practice.

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

Thursday 21 October - 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

Thursday 28 October - 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

Wednesday 3 November - 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 11 November - Resources to grow knowledge about the home modification industry

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Handy resources to learn more about building, plumbing and other construction industry practice to inform home modification recommendations

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

Wed 17 November - Case study 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 25 November - 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

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