Calendar

Apr
15
Wed
Wednesday 15 April – Manual handling issues of importance for planning home modification solutions
Apr 15 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am

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+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Apr
23
Thu
Thursday – 23 April – Drawing programs for practice
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • A range of drawing programs for minor and major modification practice
  • Opportunity for attendees to share experiences of their own resources

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

Apr
29
Wed
Wednesday – 29 April – Temporary Modifications and Equipment – NEW WEBINAR
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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

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

May
7
Thu
Thursday – 7 May – Toilet Modifications
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
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May
14
Thu
Thursday 14 May – Colour and Lighting as a Home Modification
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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

May
21
Thu
Thursday 21 May – Modifications for Children
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

To provide an overview of:

  • 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+GST – click here
Registration for Groups – $200+GST – click here

May
28
Thu
Thursday 28 May – The Ups and Downs of Stair Design and Modifications
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

To provide an overview of:

  • Terminology
  • The requirements of the Building Code of Australia and the Australian Standards
  • Alternative design/product solutions to stairs
  • Issues associated with recommending stairs, platforms and ramps
  • Resources for practice

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

Jun
4
Thu
Thursday – 4 June – Doors
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Jul
2
Thu
Thursday – 2 July – Report Writing
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Aug
6
Thu
Thursday – 6 August – Stairlifts
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here