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1 Day Workshop – Postural Seating Mobility (6 CPD Points)

25 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

R950

Course outline:

A combination of theory and practical

  • 7 Basic Principles of Seating
  • Basic concepts applicable to “fixed postures”, dynamic postures, growth, deterioration, active and inactive users.
  • Interview with an active wheelchair user – importance aspects of seating for a T9 lesion, T8 to T12 fused Para, what’s the best cushion, basics of self-propulsion, overcoming barriers in the built environment.
  • Postural Assessment: in the Wheelchair and on the Plinth
  • Pressure and Cushions: Waterlow Score as a means of determining pressure risk
  • Safety and stability of the Wheelchair (MHRA)
  • Basics of self-propelling
  • Type of Cushions: How to get maximum benefits
  • Belts & Harnesses: How to improve positioning in the chair
  • Foam Carve Seating System – introduction to Custom Seating, practical considerations and interactive demonstration.
  • Assessment and measurements – why it’s imperative in the prescribing of appropriate equipment
  • Stakeholder Compliance: User + Carer + Parent + Technician (Mobility Consultant)
  • Other considerations: Client’s needs, Carers, environments etc

About the Trainer:

Adam Bottomley has developed a reputation as one of the leading Experts in Mobility & Assistive Aid Solutions in Africa. For over 15 years he’s collaborated with the country’s top Physicians, Physios and Equipment Suppliers to tailor appropriate, recuperative / maintenance seating and mobility solutions for many individuals both locally and internationally.

 

R950 per delegate – includes Tea/Coffee and Light Lunch

Details

Date:
25 October
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
R950
Event Category:

Organiser

Sitwell Technologies
Phone:
(+27) 11 440 8226
Email:
constulting@sitwell.co.za
Website:
sitwell.co.za

Venue

Sitwell
41 11th Avenue, Highlands North
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2090 South Africa
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Phone:
(+27) 11 440 8226
Website:
https://sitwell.co.za