Our staff deliver creative workshops to suit the learning needs of Occupational Therapists wishing to find out more about modifying all areas of the home environment.
Introductory and advanced home modification workshops are available for the novice therapist or the experienced clinician interested in refining their knowledge and skill base. Specialised topics such as modifying bathrooms and kitchens, and designing ramps, are also available.
Individuals may choose to attend the workshop program listed on this site, or our staff are available to create workshops to suit the needs of organisations requiring particular topics (eg modifying homes for clients who are in the bariatric range, or who have spinal injuries, or a cognitive/sensory/psychiatric disabilities; modifying homes for children; medicolegal processes for occupational therapists completing housing needs/home modification recommendations).
Liz Ainsworth has co-authored the peer reviewed publication:
Ainsworth, E. & de Jonge, D. (2011). An occupational therapist’s guide to home modification practice. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc.
This book is being used as a university text and major reference for clinicians working in the home modification field, around the world.