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Powered mobility: Setting the wheels in motion

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                                                

This course is available:

  • on the scheduled dates below or please enquire

Why choose this course?

This course is for occupational therapists and physiotherapists who work with powered mobility.

Powered mobility is open to both new (induction activity) and experienced therapists who would like to refresh their knowledge of current evidence and latest technology to apply to their caseload.

For Cerebral Palsy Alliance Employees

  • At Cerebral Palsy Alliance this course is a compulsory induction activity for all Occupational Therapists.
  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees are exempt from the course fee.

What content does the program cover?

An interactive workshop based on the latest evidence, covering all aspects of the evaluation process to prescribe powered mobility for paediatric and adult clients with a range of physical disabilities. The focus will be on the features and function of the equipment not specific brands, as product info is well covered by suppliers in other forums.  Participants will be guided through the process using a problem solving approach to analyse client case studies and video examples.

Following this course, participants should be able to:

  • understand how and when to introduce powered mobility.
  • be aware of current evidence and current technology.
  • complete the evaluation process and select appropriate alternate control devices.
  • understand how to match specific PWC features to suit client needs.
  • guide and support skill development and outcome measurement.

Does the program have any prerequisites

  • Current caseload includes at least one client who requires powered mobility.
  • Completed ‘Seating and Positioning’ or are competent in prescribing seating.
  • Complete pre-reading (provided prior to course).

What is the cost?

Cost: $400   incl. GST for individuals

How long is the course?

Duration: 1 day
Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance team
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

 Cancellation conditions apply

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