Wheelchair Service Delivery

Wheelchair Service Delivery

Explore different models of wheelchair service delivery and expand your skills in provision

Introduction

Wheelchair Services provide the framework for assessing individual user needs, assist in selecting an appropriate wheelchair, train users and caregivers, and provide ongoing support and referral to other services where appropriate. This course will consider Wheelchair Services, examine the different models for wheelchair service delivery and develop an understanding of wheelchair provision in your region, country, or district. It will also enable you to explore the next steps in further developing your skills and competence in wheelchair provision.

Aims

The aim of this course is to provide comprehensive knowledge of wheelchair service delivery.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Wheelchair Services Models
  2. The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team in Wheelchair Service Provision
  3. Referrals and Appointments
  4. Funding and Ordering
  5. Wheelchair Service Follow Up

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.