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Occupational Therapist

Download the Registering for Equipment Program Training (DOCX 178.2 KB) for information on how to register for sessions.

Course Schedule for Occupational Therapists

2017


Orientation Sessions

Orientation Sessions

Using DES as your NDIS Assistive Technology Provider (DOCX 1.4 MB)
Location: Domiciliary Care Meeting Room, Building 4, 300 Richmond Road Netley

DateTimePresenter
Thursday 27th July9.00 - 11.00 DES Clinical Support Officer
Friday 8th September9.00 - 11.00 DES Clinical Support Officer
Thursday 19th October1.00 - 3.00 DES Clinical Support Officer
Tuesday 28th November1.00 - 3.00 DES Clinical Support Officer

Orientation to DES and DCSI Equipment Services (for internal and external prescribers) (DOCX 1.4 MB)
This session is for those who are providing assessment services for assistive technology through DCSI Funding.
Location: Domiciliary Care Meeting Room, Building 4, 300 Richmond Road Netley

DateTimePresenter
Thursday 27th July10.30 - 12.00 DES Clinical Support Officer
Friday 8th September10.30 - 12.00 DES Clinical Support Officer
Thursday 19th October2.30 - 4.00DES Clinical Support Officer
Tuesday 28th November2.30 - 4.00DES Clinical Support Officer

Beds and Bed Equipment Series

Beds and Bed Equipment Series

Beds and Bed Equipment Series Session 1 - Assessing and Prescribing Adjustable Beds (DOCX 112.5 KB)
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

Date Time Presenter
Friday 8th December1.00 - 4.00 Lisa-Marie Arthur

Beds and Bed Equipment Series Session 2 - Entrapment, bed rails and bed sticks (theory) (DOCX 112.5 KB)
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

Please note Session 1 is considered a pre-requisite to attending this session. If you are a DCSI clinician, you may be eligible to apply for RPL.

Date Time Presenter
Monday 11th December9.30 - 12.30Mandy De Cesare

Beds and Bed Equipment Series Session 3 - Assessing Entrapment Zones with Standardised Tool (practical) (DOCX 112.5 KB)
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

Please note this is a practical session, integrating information learned in Session 2, which must be attended first. As it is small groups of people only, we re-run the same session multiple times. We may need to negotiate dates with you if one of these becomes overbooked.

Date Time Presenter
Monday 11th December1.15 - 4.15Mandy De Cesare and Lisa-Marie Arthur
Tuesday 12th December9.30 - 12.30Lucy Brennan and Lisa-Marie Arthur
Tuesday 12th December1.15 - 4.15Mandy De Cesare and Lisa-Marie Arthur

Pressure Injury Prevention Series

Pressure Injury Prevention Series

Pressure Injury Prevention Series - Session 1, Aetiology
Location:Independent Living Centre, Gilles Plains

This is now an extended session, covering information previously discussed across session 2.

DateTimePresenter
Tuesday 14th November 9.30 - 11.30 Sue Templeton (RDNS)

Pressure Injury Prevention Series - Session 3, Mattresses*
Location:Independent Living Centre, Gilles Plains

DateTimePresenter
Tuesday 14th November TBC Cheryl Slade and Stacey Palmer

Pressure Injury Prevention Series - Session 4, Cushions*
Location: Independent Living Centre, Gilles Plains

DateTimePresenter
Tuesday 14th November TBC Cheryl Slade and Stacey Palmer

Wheelchair and Seating Series

Wheelchair and Seating Series

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 1, Prescribing and Adjusting Manual Wheelchairs
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

DateTimePresenter
Wednesday 25th October 9.30 - 4.00 Annie Sellars and Heather Martini

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 2, Assessing Capacity to Use a Powered Mobility Aid
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

DateTimePresenter
Tuesday 5th September 1.00 - 4.00 Cheryl Slade

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 3, Prescribing and Adjusting Powered Wheelchairs
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

DateTimePresenter
Thursday 21st September 9.30 - 1.30 Wheelchair and Seating Clinician & Tech

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 4, Assessing and Prescribing Seating - Level 1
Location: Woodville Seminar Room
* Wheelchair and Seating Series Session 1 is considered to be a pre-requisite to attend this session. RPL (DOC 143.5 KB) may be an option for experienced DCSI or Novita prescribers.

DateTimePresenter
Monday 30th October9.30 - 1.00Deanna Newell and Steve Wilson

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 5, Assessing and Prescribing Seating - Level 2
Location: Woodville Seminar Room
Wheelchair and Seating Series Session 1 and 4 are considered to be a pre-requisite to attend this session. RPL (DOC 143.5 KB) for Session 1 may be an option for experienced DCSI or Novita prescribers.

DateTimePresenter
Monday 30th October1.30 - 4.30Deanna Newell and Steve Wilson

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 6, Prescribing and Adjusting Manual Wheelchairs - Refresher
Location: TBC
*Prescriber must have previously attended Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 1. RPL (DOC 143.5 KB) may be an option for experienced DCSI or Novita prescribers.

DateTimePresenter
None planned at this stage   

Wheelchair and Seating Series - Session 7, Prescribing and Adjusting Powered Wheelchairs - Refresher*
Location: TBC
*There are pre-requisite training sessions.

DateTimePresenter
None planned at this stage 

Home Modifications Series

Home Modifications Series

Home Modification Series - Day 1, Responsibilities, Options and Requirements for Home Modifications in the Home (DOC 114.0 KB)
Location: Woodville Seminar Room 

Date Time Presenter
Wednesday 16th August 9.30 - 4.30 Gary Davis
Aaron Ong
Paul Tsoukalas

Home Modification Series - Day 2, Assessment, Measuring and Drawing and Clinical Reasoning  (DOC 114.0 KB)
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

Date Time Presenter
Wednesday 23rd August 9.30 - 4.30 Aaron Ong
Paul Tsoukalas

Other Sessions

Other Sessions

Electrical Safety and Bathroom Design
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

DateTimePresenter
Friday 4th August 2.00pm - 4.00pm Karen Roughley

Management of the Bariatric Client
Location: TBC

DateTimePresenter
None planned at this stage   

The Legal Responsibilities of Equipment Prescription
Location: Woodville Seminar Room

DateTimePresenter
Wednesday 29th November 9.30 - 12.00 Belinda Carpenter

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