Professional Training with SPEX

Arrival: 9:00am

Session: 9:30am to 3:00pm

Positioning and posture underpin the ability to function and access the environment. We know that sustained poor positioning can have severe and life-threatening complications for those who have a limited ability to change position.

Ensuring appropriate prescription and set up of an effective seating system for people with complex postural needs is paramount!

This intermediate level workshop aims to support therapists in developing assessment and prescription strategies to ensure postural and functional goals of those with complex needs. The learning process will be facilitated by hands-on moments where participants will have the opportunity to practice with colleagues, including customising SPEX Seating products based on real case studies.

During this interactive day, participants will learn about:

• Posture Management

• Human Biomechanics

• Pressure Management

• Seating Assessment Process – from the identification of individual risks factors to a comprehensive postural MAT evaluation

• Discussion of possible solutions based on assessment findings to ensure the goals are met

• Set up and configuration of primary and secondary support surfaces from SPEX Seating range

If this sounds like a good opportunity for you to expand your knowledge, improve your clinical assessment and prescription skills, and ultimately build up your confidence, book your place now!

Lunch and refreshments provided. Please email contact us here if you have any dietary requirements.

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Aidacare is the leading provider of ward based equipment and rehabilitation products to Aged Care facilities, Hospitals, Physio and Occupational Therapists and private retail clients in Australia. We have locations across NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and South Australia, and together with our Network Partners you can be sure we service your area in both Metro and Regional centres.

The Aidacare Professional Training (APT) is a national program that offers all healthcare providers, such as Allied Health Clinicians, Nurses, Case Managers, Carers and Medical Professionals the most up-to-date educational training. This is a great opportunity to build up your CPD (Continuing Professional Development) hours which Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists need for the renewal of their registration each year.

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  • Start Date
    23/10/2019 09:00
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    23/10/2019 15:00
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