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 - 24 June – Ramps

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • A review of the four different types of ramps described in AS 1428.1 (2009)
  • When to use AS 1428.1 (2009) for ramps that need to be installed inside and outside of people’s homes
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources to assist practice

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

Thursday - 1 July – 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

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

Thursday - 8 July – Lifts

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

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

Thursday - 22 July – Manual handling issues of importance for planning home modifications

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

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

Thursday - 29 July – 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 - 5 August – Legislation, codes and standards

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • The intent and relevance of legislation, codes, and access standards for domestic home modifications
  • Resources to assist practice

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

Thursday - 12 August – 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 - 19 August – Door threshold solutions

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • 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

Thursday - 26 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

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

Thursday - 2 September – Modifications for people with dementia

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Issues experienced by people with dementia
  • Home modification practice considerations
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources to enhance practice

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

Thursday - 9 September – Measuring the person, their equipment and the career

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 - 16 September – 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

Thursday - 23 September – 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

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