Seating and Mobility Crash Course

Increasing Confidence for the Non-Seating Specialist OT’s

About this event:

For Complex Rehabilitation Health Professionals


$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied

Kindly hosted at Lakeside Hotel by

Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Bendigo

Seating and Mobility Crash Course Workshop

If you have an interest or need to be more confident in assessment for wheelchairs and seating systems, and want learn more about how to successfully provide options to your clients, this is the workshop for you!

Course Objectives

We’ll cover the basics to immediately increase your confidence!

  • Gathering required information in an efficient manner
  • Seating assessment strategies in the community
  • Measuring for standard/semi configured MWC and less complex PWC
  • Features to look for in a manual wheelchair to suit common diagnoses
  • Common wheelchair adjustments in increase client comfort and function
  • Features to look for in seat cushions to meet client needs

Brought to you by APT: Aidacare’s Professional Training Program.

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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