WHEN TO STAND: INCREASING FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES FOR POWER WHEELCHAIR END USERS

Date Posted:14 September 2021 

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You are invited to join us at the Online Training with Lauren Hunter, OT from Linds Rehab. Register online.

ONLINE TRAINING - 2 CPD POINTS

7TH SEPTEMBER 2021, 9:00 - 11:00

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With the advancement in technology opening new doors to many wheelchair end users, how do you determine if the standing feature in a power wheelchair is right for your client?

Join our team for an interactive online workshop to discover:

  • The evidence supporting the prescription of standing features to improve therapeutic outcomes
  • Client populations who would benefit from using standing functions through assessment and goal setting processes
  • A better understanding of how to fully access the musculoskeletal system to ensure the best outcomes
  • How to confidently recommend power standing as a feature in your future prescriptions.

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Presenter: Lauren Hunter

Lauren Hunter has been working as an Occupational Therapist for over 15 years in a variety of inpatient and community settings. Wheelchair prescription and complex seating have always been a part of her practice, with a passion for optimising outcomes for those living with a variety of diagnosis requiring support from a wheelchair to maintain their mobility.

Lauren has come from a senior community positioning to take on the Clinical Educator role with Linds Rehabilitation Equipment, located in Victoria. Lauren’s role is to support therapist in their clinical decisions when choosing from a vast range of products and to provide education that makes wheelchair prescription easy, using best practice guidelines, a journey that finishes with the best outcomes for the end user.

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