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WORKSHOP: Introduction to Home Modifications - Rockhampton

A one-day workshop presented by Home Modifications expert, Elizabeth Ainsworth. It is open to Occupational Therapists of all levels who are:

  • wanting an introduction to the field of home modifications.
  • working with elderly people and people with disabilities requiring home modifications or solutions new construction design solutions.
  • wanting to improve their level of knowledge and skills in this area of practice.

Workshop Overview

This introductory home modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners with:

  • An understanding of current models or practice and the application of clinical reasoning to home modification practice
  • Information on the relevance and application of access standards to home modification practice
  • An update on recent changes to AS 1428.1
  • Practice measuring the person, their equipment and carer
  • Practice measuring the built environment
  • Information on how to translate the various measurements into features in the built environment
  • Practice drawing to scale by hand
  • Information on essential detail to include in OT reports
  • Resource information to enhance practice
  • Information on research and practice relating to grabrail prescription


Elizabeth Ainsworth - Occupational Therapist and Access Consultant

CPD Hours

By attending this CPD event, members will be able to claim 6.5 hours towards their CPD requirements.


Early Bird Close: Friday, 31st July 2015
Final Close: Friday, 28th August 2015


Fri 4 Sep 2015, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Empire Apartment Hotel, Rockhampton


Member Early Bird: $360
Member Standard: $410
Student: $290
Non Member: $615


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Created 20th July 2015

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