Aidacare Dubbo – Manual, Power and Power Assist – Oh My!

MANUAL, POWER AND POWER ASSIST – OH MY!

FOR COMPLEX REHABILITATION HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

5 AHPRA CPD HOURS
$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied

Kindly hosted at Taronga Western Plains Zoo by
Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Dubbo

Manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs and power assist options all have their place within the industry. For some of our clients, it can be an easy choice of which option might be best, but for others, this decision can feel overwhelming. Ensuring the right match between the user and the product is essential in achieving the best outcome by meeting the user’s needs and goals.

This full-day session will begin with a look into the assessment. We will go into detail, about the key questions and information required to help guide what options might be best for our client. Then, we will take a look into each mobility option: Manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs and power assist options. This will include hands-on time with the products. We will finish the day by bringing all the information together and working through case examples.

PRESENTER

Tilly Brook

Permobil Clinical Education Specialist
Occupational Therapist

Tilly Brook graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2008 with a Bachelor of Health Science followed by a Masters of Occupational Therapy (Hons) in 2010 from the University of Sydney.

Tilly worked within rehabilitation, working primarily with adults with a brain injury until 2015 when she moved to Singapore. In Singapore, she worked with children and adults at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance School (CPAS). In 2017 Tilly’s clinical knowledge continued as she worked with Mobility Solutions in Auckland, New Zealand.

On her return to Australia, Tilly assisted in the development of the Clinical Hub Team at Sunrise Medical where her passion and experience for mentoring and educating therapists grew. Tilly Joined Permobil in January 2022 and is driven to grow therapists, enabling them to be the best therapist they can be. When she is not at work, you will find Tilly out bush walking, cooking, travelling or hanging with her family.

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Tickets
25
Occupational Therapist
Tilly has travelled the world in her 10+ year career as an Occupational Therapist working within the assistive technology industry. Tilly is currently the Clinical Hub Team Leader where she has assisted in the development of the Sunrise Medical Australia clinical services. She provides education to clinicians around Australia and assists in the prescription of wheelchair and seating for clients with complex seating needs.
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Event Details
  • Days
    Hours
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  • Start Date
    20/09/2022 8:45 am
  • End Date
    20/09/2022 3:00 pm
  • Location
  • Address
    Taronga Western Plains Zoo Obley Road Dubbo, NSW 2830