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APT Free Seminar - Ottobock Powerchairs (Intermediate)


Wednesday, 26 July 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

APT Free Seminar - Ottobock Powerchairs (Intermediate)

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Aidacare Professional Training with Ottobock



APT Free Seminar:

Arrival: 9.00am

All Day Session: 9:30am to 3:00pm 


This workshop aims to provide an overview of power wheelchairs, starting with the basics and then expanding from there to provide scope for more experienced clinicians.

  • Add-on drives, Powerchairs, and Scooters and when to recommend them
  • Rear Wheel Drive, Mid-Wheel Drive, and Front Wheel Drive Powerchairs
  • Power Functions, what are the most common and when to use them
  • The basics of fitting and measuring a power wheelchair (hands on)
  • Touching on speciality controls + Additional tips and tricks.

This is designed to be an interactive workshop. At the end of which, you should feel confident to go out and prescribe power wheelchairs, seating functions and control systems.





Samuel Baker (B.Eng, Rehabilitation Engineer) joined the Ottobock Mobility Solutions Team in 2015, is the Business Development Manager for NSW, and specialises in Complex Power. He has a background in research and biorobotics before making the transition to industry. He has worked in both hospital settings and Government (MASS - QLD) before joining Ottobock. He brings a fresh face and enthusiasm to the assistive technology industry.

Lunch is provided. Please email if you have any dietary requirements. 


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Travelodge Hotel Newcastle (Lower Hunter Room)
12 Steel Street
Newcastle, NSW 2302

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

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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 20 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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