We’re excited to welcome you to our Medifab stand at ATSNZ Disability Expo from the 28th – 29th of September 2022!
This is an event you won’t want to miss, showcasing products and services designed for rehabilitation, aged care, home care markets and leisure and recreation.
See our huge range of disability equipment for all ages.
Here’s a sneak peak at what you’ll find at Medifab’s stand for ATSNZ 2022:
- The BINGO Evo Mini – including the new upholstery colours that not only look sleek, but are made out of 100% recycled resources!
- The Carrot Car Seat – a special purpose child restraint built to provide optimim positioning and safety for children
- New sleep system releases
- A selection of our manual and power wheelchairs including the Q700 Up and Quickie 2
- Don’t miss out on our famous Medifab socks and New Zealand’s favourite Cookie Time cookies
Take part in our Speed Shape Challenge!
See how fast you can contour the Spex Back Support and go in the draw to win a prize!
Every participant will recieve a Medifab drink bottle!
DAY 1 (Wednesday 28 September)
|Time||Room 1 – with Closed Captions||Room 2 – with Sign Language Interpreter|
|9.00am – 9.45am||Manual Wheelchair Prescription: Picking the Right Manual Wheelchair Frame is just the beginning – Don’t Stop There
|Wheelchair Vehicle Transport and Injury prevention
|10.15am – 11.00am||Guide to Writing a Funding Request – what and how much do I need to write?!
Penny Bavage and Rachel Maher
|Where is the Bridge
|11.30am – 12.15am||Don’t Miss this session!
Practical Considerations to address Common Postural Deviations in Seating
|How to include everyone in public by conducting accessibility surverys of infrastructure and providing personalised accessibility maps to disabled people
|1.00pm – 1.45pm||Considering Comfort in Client Focused Seating Outcomes
|TBC – Update on Enabling Good Lives and/or the new Ministry for Disabled People|
|2.00pm – 2.45pm||Outcome Measures: The Why, What, When and How
|Advisory Team – Valued Lived Experience
Helen Peterson JP
|3.00pm – 3.45pm||How to Handle the “Pressures of the Day”: From Bed to Wheelchair and Beyond…
|Caring For Bariatric Clients
DAY 2 (Thursday 29 September)
|Time||Room 1 – with Closed Captions||Room 2 – with Sign language Interpreter|
|9.00am – 9.45am||Is it a Pressure Injury of Something Else?
|Don’t miss this session!
Supporting Children Safely for Travel, addressing postural support needs in available special purpose restraints
|10.15am – 11.00am||Addressing Mental Health Improvement through the Integration of Assistive Technology in the Mobility Device
Dr Huhana Hickey MNZM, Minst –
|11.30am-12.15pm||When Manual is Not Enough – Considerations of Power Assist Devices to Increase Functional Participation
|KIDS ON THE GO – ensuring wheelchair & seating solutions don’t create barriers to partcipation
|1.15pm – 2.00pm||Segmental Assessment of Trunk control (SATCo)
Amy Bjornson, Rob Norman
|Natasha’s Story: Natasha will be talking about her real-life experiences as a young woman with an Invisible Disability
|2.15pm-3.15pm||Don’t miss this session!
Diversifying standing opportunities for children: What are the options and how do we clinically reason and provide justification for funding them
|Pressure injuries are Ageist! Why is Ageing a major risk factor for Pressure Injury Development?
|Auckland||Wednesday 28th September 2022||8:30am – 4:00pm||Due Drop Events Centre (formerly Vodafone Events Centre)|
|Thursday 29th September 2022||8:30am – 4:00pm|
For more details on the event including venue details, visit the ATS-NZ website here.
We look forward to seeing you there!