Aidacare Brisbane – Pimp My Ride and Leckey Seating Systems and Standers

Two Half-Day Courses: Pimp my ride and Leckey Seating Systems

For Complex Rehabilitation Health Professionals

6 AHPRA CPD HOURS
Cost $25 with morning tea and lunch.

Kindly hosted at Virginia Golf Club
Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Brisbane

Content Overview:

Pimp My Ride – Maximising Off-The-Shelf and Out of The Box Wheelchairs and Seating
Getting Great Results While Managing Budget Restrictions

Half-Day Course

Finding ways to maximise wheelchair and seating goals with off the shelf products and a limited budget is one of the biggest challenges that clinicians may face. During this session, we will explore how to analyse postures and implement appropriate seating solutions to meet wheelchair and seating goals, while meeting budget restrictions. Come ready for a mix of theory and practical skills!

Leckey Seating Systems and Standers
Adjustments Made Easy

Half Day Course

Don’t let the lack of confidence prevent you from making changes to your client’s standing frame or seating system. We’ll show you how to make adjustments for growth or change in functional ability. We’ll have a go at modifying the postural supports offered and consider the functional and postural implications. We’ll also offer case examples to further increase your learning.
Come ready to use your tools and learn new skills!

PRESENTER

Amy Bjornson

BS, MPT, ATP, SMS, Physiotherapist
Clinical Education Manager, Asia Pacific

Trained as a Physical Therapist in the United States, Amy has over 20 years’ experience working with the adult and paediatric neurologic populations, with specialties in the treatment of spinal cord injury, and evaluation and provision of assistive technology for clients with physical challenges. She was the director of the Seating and Mobility Clinic in Boston, MA USA and provided consultation services to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Based in Sydney, Amy currently develops and implements national and international training programs on using Assistive Technology to enhance inclusion, health and well-being in those with physical disabilities. She also serves a product improvement and development role for Sunrise Medical, Australia.

Amy focuses on providing sound solutions that create positive results, even in challenging environments. She consistently implements innovative ideas focused on improving the lives of people with disabilities. She assisted with foundation of Australia’s chapter of GoBabyGo, a charitable organization dedicated to early mobility for very young children.

Amy is a dynamic speaker who has lectured extensively on seating and mobility, wound management and the physical therapy treatment of spinal cord injured clients. She has also travelled to several developing countries, learning and sharing information with their medical communities.

Amy received her ATP certification in 1995, SMS certification in 2015 and Australian Physiotherapy certification in 2018. She is a friend of NRRTS and a member of RESNA. She is an active member of Wheelchairs for Humanity, Health Volunteers Overseas and offers technology support to Hidden Treasures Home, Fuzhou China

 

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BS, MPT, ATP, SMS, Physiotherapist Director of Clinical Education – Asia Pacific
Trained as a Physical Therapist in the United States, Amy has over 20 years’ experience working with the adult and paediatric neurologic populations, with specialties in the treatment of spinal cord injury, and evaluation and provision of assistive technology for clients with physical challenges. She was the director of the Seating and Mobility Clinic in Boston, MA USA and provided consultation services to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Based in Sydney, Amy currently develops and implements national and international training programs on using Assistive Technology to enhance inclusion, health and well-being in those with physical disabilities. She also serves a product improvement and development role for Sunrise Medical, Australia. Amy focuses on providing sound solutions that create positive results, even in challenging environments. She consistently implements innovative ideas focused on improving the lives of people with disabilities. She assisted with foundation of Australia’s chapter of GoBabyGo, a charitable organization dedicated to early mobility for very young children. Amy is a dynamic speaker who has lectured extensively on seating and mobility, wound management and the physical therapy treatment of spinal cord injured clients. She has also travelled to several developing countries, learning and sharing information with their medical communities. Amy received her ATP certification in 1995, SMS certification in 2015 and Australian Physiotherapy certification in 2018. She is a friend of NRRTS and a member of RESNA. She is an active member of Wheelchairs for Humanity, Health Volunteers Overseas and offers technology support to Hidden Treasures Home, Fuzhou China.
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