The lack of accessible adult change facilities creates major issues for people who need specialised equipment to go to the toilet when they are away from home. Carers often resort to using the floor of an accessible toilet, as the space for changing and toileting those they support, which is both inequitable and abhorrent.
This course is for professionals who wish to understand and apply the Changing Places Design Specifications 2020 and those who wish to become registered as a Changing Places Assessor, who can undertake assessments of Changing Places (Accessible Adult Change Facilities – AACF), to confirm that designs or As – built structures, comply with Changing Places Design Specifications and the requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC) for Accessible Adult Change facilities. (AACF).
The course provides relevant information regarding design, development and assessment of these facilities. It is a requirement for a person to undertake this course if they wish to issue a Certificate of Compliance for a Changing Places facility.
In addition to attending the course, eligible participants who meet relevant prerequisites in their specified profession, will also be required to undertake an online, open book exam to be eligible to register as a Changing Places Assessor.
Course Fee: $550.00 (plus GST) per person includes course delivery, issuing of relevant Certificates, issuing of relevant assessment documentation, verification of Specified Professional prerequisites and initial Assessor Registration.
Dates and Times:
Video/teleconference: 24 May 2022, 1.00pm – 4.00pm Melbourne Time
Video/teleconference: 8 September 2022, 1.00pm – 4.00pm Melbourne Time