ILC NSW Services Brochure
This brochure provides information about all ILC services. We use it to promote our Centre. We welcome you to download and print copies. It needs to be folded for best presentation.
ILC NSW Services Brochure
ILC NSW Livable Design Display Brochure
This brochure provides information about our Livable Design Display. ILC NSW 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.
about ILC NSW Livable Design Display
@ a Glance guides provide information to assist you in selecting assistive technology solutions that meet your needs. They offer an introduction to different types of AT and factors to consider when choosing and using AT.
The guides feature tips and advice about a range of products that are helpful with performing everyday activities such as:
@ a glance guides are ideal for consumers, carers and new graduates wishing to expand their knowledge base.
The Everyone Connects Australia project, run by Independent Living Centre is funded by the Telstra Foundation to connect people with complex communication needs. Valuable publications include:
Buyers Guides are guidelines about selecting an Assistive
Technology (AT) equipment.
They are useful for health professionals as well as for consumers and carers.
For health professionals who want to have a more detailed summary of factors to consider when purchasing an AT equipment, you can access our Buyers Guides in our AT database @ Magic. click Product Search on menu bar. Enter buyers guide in the search box and click "Search".
Bathrooms and kitchens require special attention in the planning phase, as once they are built, they are expensive to alter or modify. This Guide gives basic advice on planning bathrooms and kitchens for people with specific needs, including ageing, wheelchair users, people with vision impairment and children.
View a sample page from the Guide
The 2015 edition presents an update reviewing circulation and access requirements taking into consideration new
wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids. The revised edition also includes additional information based on carers needs to
facilitate access to and
within the bathroom.
The new Guide also provides a general overview of the latest innovative assistive technology available for home modifications and retrofits.
First edition published in 2007 was revised and the second edition was published in 2016.
Original publication edited by Jane Bringolf.
Revisions authorised by Robyn Chapman.
Major contributions by ILC NSW Therapists.
This publication is intended as a reference for people in the early stages of memory loss as well as their family / friends. It contains information on products and devices as well as tips and hints for managing the effects of memory loss.
Topics covered in the book include: preparing for the future, around the home, communication and conversing, money management, remembering things, cooking, cleaning, shopping, safety, security, taking tablets, getting places and product lists.
Download the Helpful Handbook for Memory Loss
The ILC NSW publishes the journal “Independent Living” on behalf of the Independent Living Centres of Australia
Published quarterly since 1984, this unique publication focuses on commercially available equipment to aid daily living activities. It is aimed at the professional community, particularly those who prescribe or source equipment for others.
Independent Living contains feature articles about equipment and design. The journal also contains information on new products, resources, and organisations. Independent Living is an ideal resource for anyone in the health professional community responsible for prescribing or sourcing Assistive Technology for others.
Independent Living is registered with EBSCO, and as such the content of the journal is academically searchable on the major international allied health and rehabilitation search engines.
Regular features include:
View the latest 5 year Cumulative Index
** ** Due to the high costs incurred in producing "Independent Living", ILC Board and Management decided to suspend the journal in its current form and delivery for the time being. We'll be investigating ways of creating a modern new improved publication which will be both self sustaining as well as relevant to our readers/clients.
Feel free to contact our Infoline or email us
Phone: 1300 452 679
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