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ACC Housing Modifications workshop

This one day interactive workshop includes

  • Assessment models
  • ACC legislation
  • Case studies
  • Client perspectives on assessment
  • Typical modifications
  • Identifying environmental barriers
  • Evaluation of outcomes
  • Reading plans
  • Building code and standards
  • Hints, tips and tricks
  • Role of the Case Owner
  • Measuring turning circles

About the Trainer

David has worked as an OT in New Zealand for 24 years, always in the area of housing modifications; as a community OT at the DHB, with the Enable New Zealand in the area of administration of funding for housing modifications, and heavily involved in Ministry policy development for housing modifications and OT competency requirements. David also developed and runs the Show Your Ability roadshows.

From 2001 – 2006 David was part of the team closing the Kimberley center providing 66 modified group houses to residents leaving the institution.

David is the sole contracted nationwide provider of OT housing modification workshops for the Ministry of Health. There have been 30 workshops over the last three years with 385 OT's attending. These workshops have excellent feedback from Occupational Therapists.

There have been 8 ACC workshops in the past 12 months with overwhelming positive responses from over 100 participants.

David is in private practice undertaking housing assessments for ACC in the Auckland/Waikato/Bay of Plenty area.

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