ILC NSW produces a range of publications to cater for different needs.
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 Iindex
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
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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Phone: 1300 885 886
@ 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
View the @ a Glance index.
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".
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