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An OTs perspective on home modification

Project manager David Brown with Pamela Reeves , occupational therapist.

A good home modification is all about understanding the client as a whole person not just their physical requirements, according to specialist home modification occupational therapist, Pamela Reeves. Pamela is is specialist occupational therapist who has engaged with Architecture & Access

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

MOD.A 2016 Home Modification Conference

MOD.A 2016 Home Modification Conference, 28-29 April National Convention Centre, Canberra

The MOD.A 2016 Conference ‘Modifying the Home: Building-Inclusion-Practice’- 28-29 April, National Convention Centre Canberra. The MOD.A 2016 conference highlights the latest research and evidence-base in the home modification sector, brings together prominent experts in the field, and features innovative service

Posted in Access Consulting, Home Modifications, Livable Housing

Youngcare’s Share House sets new standard for disability housing

Youngcare Wooloowin House for young people with disability

Architecture & Access is a proud supporter of Youngcare’s newly opened Share House at Wooloowin in Brisbane, offering young people with high care needs an attractive, age-appropriate housing option. Four excited young Queenslanders moved into their brand new share house

Posted in Access Consulting, Home Modifications, Livable Housing

Information for plumbers installing accessible toilets & facilities

Compliant accessible facilities

Plumbers can make a big difference by ensuring accessible toilets, kitchens and other facilities are correctly installed. When facilities are compliant everyone is happy – most of all people with disability. Who is responsible for correct specification and installation of

Posted in Access Consulting, Commercial & Retail, Government Projects, Home Modifications, Project Management

Architecture & Access joins Livable Housing Australia as an Associate Supporter and Independent Assessor.

Livable Housing Australia Supporting Member logo

Architecture & Access is pleased to announce their status as an Associate Supporter of Livable Housing Australia. “Architecture & Access has been a long-term proponent of livable housing design,” says director Chris Porter. “This commitment reinforces our position as an

Posted in Access Consulting, Government Projects, Home Modifications

An OTs perspective on home modification

Project manager David Brown with Pamela Reeves , occupational therapist.

A good home modification is all about understanding the client as a whole person not just their physical requirements, according to Pamela Reeves, senior occupational therapist specialising in home modification. Pamela is from Everyday Independence statewide specialist therapy service, which

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Glenn’s bungalow ugrade

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.

Posted in Home Modifications, Project Management

Steven Steps Out

Steven walks down accessible steps.

New steps, designed and delivered by Architecture & Access home modification team, have freed Steven to come and go on foot as he pleases. Steven felt like a prisoner in his own home for over three years, only able to

Posted in Access Consulting, Home Modifications, Project Management

John’s Story

Project manager Aaron Stowe with client John.

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,

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