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Introduction to Complex Home Modifications

About the Workshop

This short course provides an introduction to complex home modifications and the planning of functional spaces for your clients. We will review the current requirements of the Australian Standards and put these standards into practice when designing spaces. You will also become familiar with some of the language that is used in this area, so that you can be more confident in your interactions with the trades. This workshop will focus on bathroom modifications as this is the most common modification requested of Occupational Therapists.

Prior Knowledge Requirements
You will need to be able to conceptually read plans and be familiar with AS1428.1. If you have a copy of the standard, please bring it along to the workshop.

Target Audience
  • Those familiar with home visiting and branching out into more complex modifications.
  • Therapists wanting to consolidate their knowledge in the area.

About the Presenter
Claire Cunningham, PlanOT

Her unique skill set combines a clinical career as an Occupational Therapist in Perth with a background in Architectural Science. She is passionate about accessibility in the built environment, particularly within the provision of dignified and equitable access for all. Claire is recognised as a suitably qualified complex home modifications Occupational Therapist by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

    *Social distancing protocols in line with current government recommendations will be adhered to. If restrictions change outside the control of the participant and the session is cancelled due to COVID, participant will be able to opt for a future session.

    The Niche, 11 Aberdare Rd



    Further Contact Details

    Nadine Lee

    (08) 9381 0600