HOME MODIFICATION – BASIC COURSE
Sandra Lightfoot – Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th March, 2015
After the recent success and very positive feedback from the registrants of both the basic and complex course Sandi Lightfoot from the University of Sydney has confirmed to return to Perth and repeat these courses in March 2015.
We are also pleased to announce that the costs of the courses will be the same as last year and Sandi has kindly agreed to provide a scholarship to a rural and remote OT who attends these courses, this will cover expenses including course cost, travel and accommodation and will be reimbursed after the finish of the course. All Rural and Remote attendees to these courses will go in the draw for this fantastic prize – Thanks again so much Sandi !!
Sandi Lightfoot is an OT and service manager for a home visiting modification service covering the local government areas of South West Sydney. She has worked for the Universities of Sydney and Western Sydney since 1987. Her area of expertise includes environmental modifications, occupational performance and outcome measures for ensuing that clients’ reach their maximum potential. She is currently involved with the honors panel for OT Australia, has developed publications with NSW Health for safe design and aged care facilities, and has participated in numerous working parties and panels related to service development for HACC Home Modifications Services, Universal and Adaptable Design. She is also a foundation member and the NSW Health representative on the Home Modification Clearing House based at the University of NSW
The two day basic workshop is specifically targeted to therapists new to the area and will include: Theories behind practice, anthropometrical measurement for design, basic grab rail and handrail installation, step design and minor ramping, basic bathroom modifications, the role of the building code for design purposes and terminology and documentation.
|2 Day Basic Course|
|Date||Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th March, 2015
|Venue||St Catherine’s College, 2 Park Road, Nedlands.|
|Early bird before 23/2/15
Rural/ remote member $300
Standard rate after 23/2/15
Rural/remote member $370
|Refreshments||Welcome coffee /tea, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided|