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Clinical Applications of Wheelchair Seating & Mobility

Synopsis

The provision of wheelchair mobility device as a means to enhance the quality of life of individuals through improved mobility has now been considered to be an intervention of great importance. A proper seating and mobility evaluation involves not only the assessment, but the consideration of many client factors. These factors will determine the prescription of seating components and wheelchair design to improve functionality and overall performance for daily quality of life issues.

This workshop not only aims to equip participants with the theories and principles for wheelchair and seating prescription, optimal wheelchair set-up and pressure management. The workshop also describes a general overview, the value, how to perform, and how to incorporate pressure mapping into clinical practice.

Date / Time
August / September 2021 / Date and time to be confirmed
Duration
2 days
Venue
To be confirmed.
Description

Target audience

Occupational Therapists who are interested in helping clients return to work.

Speakers

  • Ms Joanna Giam
    Principal Occupational Therapist
  • Ms Soh Yanming
    Principal Occupational Therapist
Event Category
AHINet Event
Contact Person
Clyde Seow
Event Fees
Free
2020/10/09
2021/06/03
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