Free Seminar in Hawkes Bay

November 16, 2017 at 9:30 AM





When: Friday 24th November 2017


Judy Rowley, OT from Motion Concepts in Canada is speaking at the Oceania Seating Symposium in Rotorua and is coming to the Hawkes Bay to present two seminar sessions:


8.30 am - 10.00 am

10.30am - 12.00 pm


Venue: Ellwood Function Centre, 12 Otene Road, Waipatu, Hastings


Registration: Registration is free. Please RSVP by Thursday 23rd November to



Topic: Immerse Yourself – The Science of Skin Protection

Learning objectives:

1. Describe the difference between flexible and fixed seated postural deviations and explain the intervention for accommodation or correction as indicated.


2. Describe the concepts of immersion, envelopment and off-loading in context of seat cushion design and the applications of each.


3. List 2 or more intrinsic factors and 2 or more extrinsic variables which can compromise skin integrity for seated individuals.