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Home Modifications Basic 2022

April 4 @ 8:30 am - April 5 @ 4:30 pm

After the previous 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 2022.

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 at therapists new to the clinical 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, as well as covering 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
Date Monday April 4th and Tuesday April 5th, 2022

8:30-16:30 daily

Venue Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como



Early bird before 4/2/22

Member $400.00

Rural/ remote member $300.00

Non-members $790.00

Student $200.00

Standard rate after 4/2/22

Member $500.00

Rural/remote member $370.00

Non-members $790.00

Student $250.00

Refreshments Welcome coffee/tea, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided


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 finish of the course.

(all Rural and Remote MEMBERS registered for this course will be considered for this scholarship)

Pay via invoice options are available using the ‘Book Online’ function below. Proceed to checkout and please ensure your billing details including company name are correct. Once your order has been received our finance officer will generate your invoice and email to the email address provided

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If you prefer booking offline, you can use this registration form below.

**PD Registration Form 2021




April 4 @ 8:30 am
April 5 @ 4:30 pm
Event Category:


WA Occupational Therapy Association


Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort
112 Melville Parade
Como, Western Australia 6152 Australia
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