Date: 06-08-2023 at 04:00 pm ET
Credit: .1 CEU
Speaker: Stefanie Sukstorf Laurence, B.Sc. OT, OT Reg. (Ont.), RRTS®
Beginner Level, Seating & Positioning
Seating needs to fit the user to be safe, functional, and comfortable. But what happens when off-the-shelf products aren’t enough?
There are many options available for custom molded seating. The success of any system is dependent on involvement by an entire team. This session will focus on the seven steps that are involved in the creation and delivery of custom seating, who is responsible for each step and why the onus for success is not dependent on who the manufacturer is. The steps and principles presented can also be applied to the prescription of modular seating systems.
Define the seven steps in the provision of custom seating to a client.
Differentiate who is responsible for each step.
List critical elements in creating a custom molded seating system.