Monthly Archives: October 2017

Role and responsibilities of the building practitioner in Complex Home Modification Assessment for NDIS participants.

Professional advice on the design, scope, viability and cost of proposed home modifications is key to decision-making by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) when approving complex home modifications. This presentation looks at key areas of the of NDIS Complex (Structural) Home

Posted in Access Consulting, Home Modifications, Livable Housing, Project Management, Specialist Disability Accommodation

Developing an effective method to evaluate the application of Universal Design in the built environment

Brisbane Square, Access Consulting, Architecture & Access

Architecture & Access in collaboration with a multidisciplinary research team at Deakin University is working on a project entitled ‘Developing an effective method to evaluate the application of Universal Design in the built environment.’ There is currently no consistently applied

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Lisa’s tips for parents undertaking NDIS-funded home modification – be prepared, be patient, don’t hesitate to follow up with the NDIS to keep the process moving, and select your service providers carefully!

Hayley and her parents are pleased with their home modification designed by home modification Victoria.

Lisa and her husband Stu recently completed a major home modification including ramp installation, bathroom redesign and doorway widening to create greater independence and safety for their seven-year-old daughter Hayley*, and to assist them in their role as carers. The

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Setting a new standard for major home modification assessment — OTs and Building Construction Professionals working together.

Home modification assessment involves the OT and building construction professional in consultation with the client

This presentation by our Specialist Home Modification Assessment team explains Home Modification Victoria’s collaborative model of assessment — Presented at the MODA Home Modification Conference 2017 Based on market research undertaken by Architecture & Access and our quality management system,

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