HOME MODIFICATION –  COMPLEX COURSE

Sandra Lightfoot – Thursday March 26th and Friday March 27th 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 complex course will include complex bathrooms for conceptual designs, major ramps and lift considerations and kitchen design. Participants can attend the two day complex course only if the basic course has already been completed or they have 4 or more years experience within this clinical area. All requests to participate in this course will be considered on an individual basis if the above qualifications have not previously been met.

 

2 Day Complex Course
Date Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March, 2015

8:45-16:00 daily

Venue St Catherine’s College, 2 Park Road, Nedlands.
Cost

 

 

Early bird before 23/2/15

Member $400

Rural/ remote member $300

Standard rate after 23/2/15

Member $500

Rural/remote member $370

Non-members $750

WA OT Assoc PD Registration Form(2014)