After the recent success 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 February 2019.
Sandi is an OT of 35 years’ experience, during this time she has presented extensively , both at universities, conferences and nationally on environmental modifications. Until recently she was the Senior OT with Home Modifications Australia. She has over 18 years’ experience running a Home modifications service.
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.
Currently she is also a subject matter expert with the NDIA, Central Technical Advice Team, reviewing and providing advice on complex modifications nationally and sits on 2 committees with respect to NDIA responsibilities.
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 February 4th and Tuesday February 5th, 2019
|Venue||Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como|
|Early Bird rate before 30/11/18
Rural/remote member $300.00
Standard rate after 30/11/18
Rural/remote member $370.00
|Refreshments||Welcome coffee/tea, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided|