Major Adaptations in Occupational Therapy Practice
Monday 2 November 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
This course is aimed at occupational therapists new in the area of major adaptation recommendation and preparation, sharing knowledge gained over 30 years of working as an occupational therapist in Adult Social Care.
Topics include: relevant legislation; scale drawings; bathrooms; internal and external access solutions; considerations when designing for wheelchair users.
The course includes online presentations and practical tasks and is spread over two separate days.
|Date||2nd and 9th November 2020|
|Time||9:30 to 16:30|
|09:30||Delegate registration and introductions
|09:45||An overview of the course
Identifying learning areas / specific problems
Questions, queries and comments by the group
|10:00||Legislation: a review of the legislation, regulations and standards that are applicable when planning major adaptations|
|13:30||Scale Drawings: understanding architectural plans and use of a scale rule|
|14:15||Bathrooms: assessment of the person and environment, overview of showers, toilets, basins
|15:00||Bathrooms cont. (including group work)|
|16:15||End of Day Summary
Outline of task to complete in preparation for day two
|09:45||Review of day one
Overview of day two
|10:15||Wheelchair circulation and access: doors, altering steps, ramps|
|11:30||Wheelchair circulation and access cont. (including group work)|
|13:15||Feedback from task set on day one|
|14:30||Other access solutions – stairlifts, through floor lifts, short rise lifts
|16:00||End of Course Summary|
|16:30||Conclusions and Certificates|
Venue – Remote, participants can join the course remotely from the home / office.
Cost – £36 per day for the first 10 places – £60 per day thereafter
We will have IT support available to help you log on if needed!