Mastering Daily Life
All people develop their own personality from interactions in life. We continually observe, feel, taste and smell the world from the time we get up until the time we go to bed â€“ EVERY SINGLE DAY OF OUR LIVES!
As a therapist, carer, family member, friendâ€¦. We want to provide every person the opportunity to develop optimally and participate in life together.
Therefore it is essential to find mobility solutions tailored to particular needs.
Mobility over which he or she has as much control as possible is crucial not only for a personâ€™s physical development, but also for comprehensive impressions of the environment and social interaction.
The 24-hour positioning concept is crucial when considering how best to improve and maintain your client's posture, function and well-being.
It is detrimental to the individual to only address these elements when in a wheelchair.
This seminar will contain tips and pointers on how to support your clients in all aspects of the day AND night.
We will take a hands-on approach in looking at the supportive functions of devices which make everyday life easier for every age, every stage of development and every occasion around the clock.
You will leave this day feeling confident in identifying the needs of children, adults and their families, in all aspects of the 24 hour day. You will be able to clearly articulate your clinical reasoning in selecting features required in assistive devices.
Joelle Clamp is an Occupational Therapist with 14 yearsâ€™ experience. Joelle has worked for many years in the clinical field, before specialising in assistive technology (AT). Joelleâ€™s particular areas of expertise are in complex seating and positioning for pressure care, function, and mobility. Joelle enjoys conducting training on all aspects of AT, including postural assessment and clinical reasoning in equipment prescription. Joelle recently joined the Ottobock team in 2014 as a Business Development Manager.