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Hayley in her new accessible bathroom designed by Home Modification Victoria.

Hayley’s Home Modification

Posted on September 13, 2017

Seven-year-old Hayley’s home modification has helped her to regain her independence and made a positive impact on family life. The completion of an accessible bathroom has removed daily tensions associated with showering and hair-washing, enabling Hayley to take care of

Evaluating Universal Design in the built environment

Evaluating Universal Design in the built environment – Deakin University research team needs your input!

Posted on August 24, 2017

A multi-disciplinary research team at Deakin University Australia is seeking input from individuals with an interest in or experience of applying and/or evaluating Universal Design (UD) in built environments. This research aims to identify approaches currently used to evaluate how

Home Modification Victoria team members.

Home Modification Victoria launched to deliver specialist assessment, design and project delivery services to NDIS participants.

Posted on February 28, 2017

Architecture & Access is pleased to launch Home Modification Victoria offering specialist home modification services for NDIS participants and their families. “Home Modifications Victoria has many years of experience in designing and delivering home modifications for people with a wide

Home Modification Victoria team members Aaron Stowe, Claire Oliver, Lisa Ham and David Brown

Home Modification Victoria launched to deliver well designed and quality-built accessible homes to the community

Posted on February 28, 2017

Architecture & Access is pleased to launch Home Modification Victoria offering comprehensive services to maximise independence and lifestyle for people of all ages and abilities. “For more than 30 years, our company’s role and mission has been to enable people

Aaron Stowe & Claire Perry

Home modification forum update

Posted on November 14, 2016

This post presents the full discussion held at the recent Home Modification forum in Melbourne – where OTs and project managers raised key issues impacting on their industry at this time of rapid reform. Key points: It is important to discuss and clarify the scope

Presenters and panelists pictured from L-R. David Brown, Unit Manager Projects, Architecture & Access. Bronwyn Stephen - Manager Quality Lifestyle Solutions and co-convenor of OT Association home modification special interest group (Vic). Michael Bleasdale - CEO MODA Home Modification Australia. Aaron Stowe - Senior Home Modification Project Manager, Architecture & Access. Chris Porter - Director, Architecture & Access. Clare Perry - Principal, Clare Perry Occupational Therapy Solutions. Ken Anderson - Injury Management Adviser and home modification subject matter expert, CGU.

Home modification forum kickstarts the conversation

Posted on September 19, 2016

Collaboration, client focus and quality were key themes as OTs and project managers from across the home modification sector discussed current opportunities and challenges facing professionals working in the insurance environment. Architecture & Access director Chris Porter welcomed the passionate group of

Home modification forum for occupational therapists

Home modification forum

Posted on July 27, 2016

Home Modification Forum – OTs and project managers working together. Occupational therapists working in the field of home modification in Victoria are invited to this Home Modification Forum which explores the opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists and project managers working

Margie consults over the design of her home modification

Margie’s home modification

Posted on April 27, 2016

Margie’s home presented significant barriers to her goal of independent living. An extensive home modification by Architecture & Access dramatically increased her safety and independence, and reduced her need for carer support. “I built my home 20 years ago,” says

Glenn's indpendent-living-unit-by-Architecture-and-Access

Glenn’s independent living unit

Posted on April 27, 2016

Glenn and his mother Marjorie could not be happier with the transformation to Glenn’s accommodation, from the tiny ill-equipped bungalow in the back yard to a fully self-contained flat and accessible bathroom, joined to the house with a spacious deck.

John's home modification by Architecture and Access

John’s home modification

Posted on April 20, 2016

Since engaging Architecture & Access to manage the design and construction of extensive home modifications, John is delighted with the outcome. When an accident resulting in a leg amputation caused John to lose freedom of movement within the family home,