A person's home needs to be safe and accessible. The Building Code of Australia (BCA) regulates how we build buildings and housing and stipulates the use of Standards. This 2-page Guide succinctly outlined the standards in Home Modifications.
ILCNSW has built a full sized one bedroom apartment, with home modifications in situ, into the new display at Blacktown. Built to the Livable Housing Design Guidelines, showcasing assistive technology devices, with high tech as well as simplle good design
Buying used items or second-hand items can save you money but does not provide the same consumer protection rights as when buying new items. It is important to check the product’s condition before buying or accepting second-hand goods. You may want to see
When modifying or building a home, it is important that it suits your current, future and changing needs. Design that caters for possible changes, such as using assistive equipment, can save time and money, ensuring the home is suitable in the long-term.
Communication is essential for everyday living. Where a person has difficulty in speaking, there are strategies to assist.
Are fasteners tricky? Do you have difficulty in dressing & undressing?
This Guide shows you how to conserve your energy through more efficient movement and reduction of unnecessary activities. By making the most of your energy, you can complete more activities.
Assistive Technology (AT) is any piece of equipment or system whether acquired commercially, off the shelf, modified or customised that allows an individual to perform a task that they would otherwise be unable to do, or increase the ease and safety with
Around 60% of falls occur in or around the home. There are ways and aids to help reduce risk of falls.
This Guide lists the funding options and assistances available for NSW residents.
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