Basic Home Modifications 2024 (EXTRA COURSE)
April 11 @ 8:30 am - April 12 @ 4:30 pm
THURSDAY 11TH AND FRIDAY 12TH APRIL – 08:30 – 16:30
PRESENTED BY SANDI LIGHTFOOT
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 April 2024.
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.
NDIA responsibilities will also be addressed as well as the National Associations working party issues as we are privileged to have Sandi with us who consults on these National committees.
|2 Day Basic Course
|Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April, 2024
|Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como
|Early Bird before 11/2/24
Rural/remote member $300.00
Standard after 11/2/24
Rural/remote member $370.00
|Welcome coffee/tea, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided
SCHOLARSHIP FOR HOME MODIFICATION COURSES
We are also pleased to announce that Sandra Lightfoot has kindly agreed to provide a scholarship to a rural and remote WAOTA member who attends a home modification course, this will cover expenses including course registration, travel and accommodation and will be reimbursed after the course has concluded.
(all Rural and Remote MEMBERS registered for this course will be considered for this scholarship)
Thanks again so much Sandi !!