Aidacare Melbourne – Assessment Strategies for Mobility Devices

Assessment Strategies for Mobility Devices – Real World Meets Reality


For Complex Rehabilitation Health Professionals


$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied

Kindly hosted at Box Hill Pavilion by Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, East Brunswick


Assessment Strategies for Mobility Devices Workshop:

This workshop provides valuable information to participants newer to the assessment, prescription and funding processes of seating and wheelchair prescription – or those wishing to have a bit of a new look at seating evaluation. Designed with NDIS in mind, every attendee will learn the skills necessary to effectively perform seating and mobility assessments, troubleshoot existing seating systems and use these skills to assist clients in selection of appropriate seating and mobility technology maximizing health, function and participation.


Course Objectives:

With a combination of lecture, live demonstration and hands-on labs, you will leave this course with the ability to:

  • Confidently assess seating and mobility systems
  • Prescribe systems which promote comfortable, attainable & functional postures


Presenter: Scott Staunton

Rehab Engineer, Sunrise Medical

Originally from the UK and with a background of Prosthetics and Rehabilitation Engineering Scott brings with him over 29 years of knowledge working in these respective fields.

Trained with the NHS as a Rehabilitation Engineer from 2003 Scott has experience in the management of various client populations with regards to the provision of appropriate seating, mobility and pressure reducing equipment.

In 2008, Scott moved to Australia where he has worked with various equipment suppliers helping to support clients, carers and therapists to help bring a holistic approach to the provision of assistive technology.

Scott has a passion for the assessment and management of client’s with complex seating and mobility needs, ensuring equipment issued has a positive outcome in relation to the needs of his clients.


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