Aidacare Geelong- Seating and Mobility Overview

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Aidacare - Mobility & Healthcare Equipment

38-42 Mercer Street

Geelong, VIC 3220

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Seating and Mobility Overview

INCREASING CONFIDENCE FOR THE NON-SEATING SPECIALIST OT's

5 CPD HOURS

This workshop is for clinicians newer to the prescription process or those that would benefit from a refresher.

Amy will be providing practical advice on how to evaluate, gather information and select appropriate equipment. 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!

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

  • Gathering required information in an efficient manner
  • Sitting 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

Presenter: Scott Staunton

Rehab Engineer, Sunrise Medical

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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Aidacare - Mobility & Healthcare Equipment

38-42 Mercer Street

Geelong, VIC 3220

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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