Publications

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ILC NSW produces a range of publications to cater for different needs.

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ILC Services Brochures

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 Disign 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

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ILC Journal - Independent Living

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:

  • Product reviews and supplier listings
  • Articles on assistive technology related topics
  • 5 year Cumulative Index each year
  • Coming events and publications
  • In Focus - feature organisation
  • Q & A - answers to your questions
  • Talking Point - topical issues
  • Evidence-based articles
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View the latest 5 year Cumulative Iindex

** ** 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.

Helpful Handbook For Memory Loss

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Published by the Independent Living Centre NSW

Edited by Jane Bringolf. Major contributions by ILC Infoline Therapists and Alzheimer's Australia.

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

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Guide to Planning Bathrooms & Kitchens

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the planning guide to kitchens and bathrooms

ILC has published this popular publication in mid 2006.
** In 2011, ILC Access Team has revised the Guide according to the latest Australian Standards.
Call our Reception (02) 9912 5800 for more information.

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, such as wheelchair users, people with vision impairment, people with chronic back pain, and children's needs.

View a sample page from the guide

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@ a Glance Guides

 

Questions?

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Feel free to contact our Infoline or email us

 

Phone: 1300 885 886

Email: help@ilcnsw.asn.au

@ 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:

  • Getting in and out of a car
  • Opening jars
  • Dressing and undressing

@ a glance guides are ideal for consumers, carers and new graduates wishing to expand their knowledge base.
View the @ a Glance index.

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Buyers Guides

Buyers Guides are guidelines about selecting an Assistive Technology (AT) equipment.
They are useful for health professionals as well as for consumers and carers.
View the Buyers Guides index.

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".