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

Posted on October 16, 2017

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

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

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!

Posted on October 10, 2017

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

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

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

Posted on October 7, 2017

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,

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

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 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 & Clare 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