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Aidacare Bendigo - MAT Evaluation & Complex Seating Principles

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286 Napier Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

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MAT Evaluation & Complex Seating Principles

5.5 AHPRA CPD HOURS

$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied by Lakeside Quality Hotel Bendigo

Kindly hosted by Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Bendigo

Please wear pants and bring a yoga mat for the practical training

A comprehensive and practical training session for health professionals working in complex rehabilitation. This session provides applicable concepts for anyone involved in the assessment as well as the prescription of seating and positioning technology.

Theory component

  • Basics of the MAT Evaluation
  • Why the MAT Ax is KEY
  • Where to start and what to record including pictures, body measurements, and anthropometric measurements
  • Key bony land marks
  • Where to find them
  • How to find them
  • Why they are important
  • How to record your measurements on the MAT evaluation form including obliquity, wind sweeping direction and rotation direction.
  • New terminology and why it’s now being used

Practical component

  • “Hands-on” practice using the MAT Evaluation form

Complex seating principles and why we use moulded seating

Topics to be covered:

1. Off-the-shelf seating systems vs moulded seating systems

  • Basic option examples
  • Differentiating factors
  • When you would choose one over the other

2. Advantages and limitations of “off-the-shelf seating systems”

3. Advantages of moulded seating systems, including:

  • When these systems are most beneficial
  • Postural support
  • Pressure redistribution

Agenda

8:15 am - Registration

8:30 am - Introduction to Aidacare AT Solutions

8:40 am - MAT Evaluation: Theory and Practical

10:40am - Morning Tea Break

11.00am - Complex Seating principles

1.00pm - Lunch

1.45pm - Case Study

3.00pm - Finish

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


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Quality Hotel Lakeside

286 Napier Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

Australia

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Aidacare  is the leading provider of Healthcare Equipment and Rehabilitation Products to Aged Care facilities, Hospitals, Physio and Occupational Therapists and private retail clients in Australia.

Aidacare has a commitment beyond supply of high-quality Healthcare Equipment. We partner with our Customers to ensure that we are supplying “Solutions” to Staff Health and Safety, Maximise Quality of Care and ensuring the Investments in Equipment will deliver appropriate outcomes.

Aidacare Healthcare Equipment is committed to providing high quality external training for Health Professionals and other Professionals associated with the provision of Assistive Technology.

Our Aidacare Professional Training (APT) Program aims to provide all Healthcare Providers, such as Allied Health, Nurses, Case Managers, Carers and other Medical Professionals, with the most up-to-date and relevant Professional Training in regards to the Clinical Application of Assistive Technology Equipment.

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