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APT Free Seminar: Strategies for Mobility Devices – Real World Meets Reality: How to navigate in these exciting times

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Monday, 23 July 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

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Aidacare Professional Training with Sunrise Medical



APT Free Seminar:  

Arrival: 9:00am

All Day Session: 9:30am to 3:00pm 

APT Free Seminar: Strategies for Mobility Devices – Real World Meets Reality: How to navigate in these exciting times 

This workshop provides valuable information to participants who are newer to the assessment, prescription and funding processes of seating and wheelchair prescription - or those wishing to have a bit of a new look at seating evaluation.

Designed with NDIS changes ahead, every attendee will learn the skills necessary to effectively perform seating and mobility assessments, troubleshoot existing seating systems and use these skills to assist clients in selection of appropriate seating and mobility technology maximizing health, function and participation.  

With a combination of lecture, live demonstration and hands-on labs, you will leave this course with the ability to: confidently assess and prescribe seating/mobility systems which promote comfortable, attainable & functional postures.

Lunch and refreshments are provided. Please email if you have any dietary requirements. 


AMY BJORNSON, Sunrise Medical


Trained as a Physical Therapist in the United States, Amy has over 20 years’ experience working with the adult and paediatric neurologic populations, with specialities in the treatment of spinal cord injury, and evaluation and provision of assistive technology for clients with physical challenges. She was the director of the Seating and Mobility Clinic in Boston, MA USA and provided consultation services to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Based in Sydney, Amy currently develops and implements national and international training programs on using Assistive Technology to enhance inclusion, health and well-being in those with physical disabilities. She also serves a product improvement and development role for Sunrise Medical, Australia. 


Amy focuses on providing sound solutions that create positive results, even in challenging environments. She consistently implements innovative ideas focused on improving the lives of people with disabilities. She recently spearheaded foundation of Australia’s chapter of GoBabyGo, a charitable organisation dedicated to early mobility for very young children. Amy is a dynamic speaker who has lectured extensively on seating and mobility, wound management and the physical therapy treatment of spinal cord injured clients. She has also travelled to several developing countries, learning and sharing information with their medical communities.


Amy received her ATP certification in 1995, SMS certification in 2015 and is a friend of NRRTS and a member of RESNA. She is an active member of Wheelchairs for Humanity and Health Volunteers Overseas.                                                


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Twin Waters Golf Club
151 Ocean Drive
Twin Waters, QLD 4564

Monday, 23 July 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

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Aidacare - APT

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 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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