Home Modifications- Building Accessible Futures Symposium Registration
June 14, 2018. Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg. 9 am - 12 pm
Description: This is a technical symposium for professional home renovators and designers. Marnie Courage, Inclusive Design Consultant with Enabling Access will provide an introduction to the levels of residential accessibility, national initiatives in the area of Home Modifications and how renovators, designers, and occupational therapists can effectively work together with residents to create safe and accessible environments. Pat Acquisto, from Pro Accessibility Ltd. in Toronto, is an accessibility builder and consultant who will be sharing considerations for designing and constructing home renovations and modifications that allow people to Age In Place and create inclusive spaces for people with disabilities. Participants will gain an understanding of the technical challenges faced when renovating or creating accessible bathrooms, kitchens, and entrances. Project samples and expert tips will be shared and products that improve residential accessibility will be showcased by our exhibitors. This Home Modification Symposium has been accepted by the Manitoba Home Builders Association for 3 hours of professional development credit.