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ILC NSW News & Events

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Consumer Mini-Expos by ECA

April 20, 2016

The ILC Everyone Connects Australia (ECA) Team has been busily preparing resources and event materials for 2016 Expos and Workshops. Starting from May, the ECA Team will be bringing the Consumer-focused Mini-Expos across Australia.

Consumer Mini-Expos are designed for people with Complex Communication Needs (CCN) and their families. The cost is FREE for people with CCN and one family member/ unpaid carer. Others (e.g. therapists, teachers, paid carers) are welcome to attend at a cost of $25pp.
Interested? Register Online now
Need to speak to ECA Team? Call Rebecca on 02 9912 5814 or email EveryoneConnects@ilcnsw.asn.au

.. more about ILC Everyone Connects


 

2016 Home Modifications Course from ILC NSW

April 20, 2016

ASQA has approved the inclusion of our Home Mods course on our RTO scope. ILC NSW is offering the national recognised competency, CPPACC5016A Provide Expert Access Advice on Renovations to Private Dwellings, as a two day course on Home Mods for built environment and allied health professionals. This course is an additional unit of competence towards a Cert IV or Diploma in Access Consulting.
Trainers include: Hamish Murray, Access Consultant; Esther Huber, OT

2016 Dates
Canberra: 12, 13 May
Tamworth: 25, 26 August
Blacktown: 20, 21 October
** we can deliver this course by arrangement for a group of 10+

Interested?
Contact Elaine on 02 9912 5800 or email welcome@ilcnsw.asn
... more about the Home Mods Course

 

Leap to 2016 - Happy New Year

January 8, 2016

Happy 2016 everyone!
ILCNSW staff was back on Monday 4-January. 2016 will be another busy and exciting year in reaching out and delivering services to our clients.
Check the dates of our popular Trainings;
download our 2016 Training Calendar
The second edition of the Helpful Handbook for Memory Loss is just published
download the 2016 Handbook

You can Connect with ILCNSW by:
- post your comments and likes on facebook
- call ILC Infoline on 1300 452 679
- search AT Magic Database on www.ilcnsw.asn.au
- watch our YouTube channel
- drop in to tour our Smart Display at Blacktown
- or experience the time-saving informative virtual display
We look forward to assisting you in finding relevant AT possibilities for your needs in 2016.

 
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Events

ILC Training - Easing the Pressure

16 June 2016

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Date: 16 June 2016 (Thu)
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp
Instructor: Tracee-Lee Maginnity

With so many different pressure-relieving products on the market, how do you know which one to choose and when to apply it? Discover the features and properties of the various products and find out how to apply them to clients at risk of developing pressure sores.
This course includes an overview of pressure and covers the following:
- Identify pressure sore risks
- Pressure sore management methods
- Critical assessment of cushion features and properties
- Clinical reasoning for cushion selection
- Introduction to pressure mapping as a tool
.... for more info
download course flyer

ILC Assistive Technology on Tour (Lithgow)

23 June 2016

Venue: Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood Centre
Date and Time: 23 June 2016 (Thu) 10am-3pm
Location: 1 Padley Street, LITHGOW

ILCNSW is bringing ILC Assistive Technology on Tour to Lithgow on 23-June. This FREE event is designed for people with disabilities, consumers, carers and family members. ILC is all about helping people to explore possibilities for choice. At this event, there will be Assistive Technology sessions and Focus Talks on:
. Mobility Options
. Self-care Options
. Vision / Hearing Options
. Communication Options
Find out Endless Possibilities, try our hands-on display and much more, register for the FREE ILC AT on Tour today!
.... for more info, download tour flyer
Call Gayani on 02 9912 5820 or email help@ilcnsw.asn.au

ILC Everyone Connects: Consumer Mini-Expo (Perth)

4 July 2016

Venue: RockyBay's Office, PERTH
Date: 4 July 2016 (Mon)
Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Address: 59 Walters Drive, Osborne Park WA

The Independent Living Centre NSW, in collaboration with the Telstra Foundation, is presenting a Mini-expo for people with complex communication needs (CCN).
The cost is FREE for people with CCN and one family member/ unpaid carer. Others (e.g. therapists, teachers, paid carers) are welcome to attend at a cost of $25pp.
..download flyer for the Mini-Expo
Interested? Register Online now
Need to speak to ECA Team? Call Rebecca on 02 9912 5814 or email EveryoneConnects@ilcnsw.asn.au

.. more about ILC Everyone Connects

ILC Everyone Connects: Consumer Mini-Expo (Northam)

7 July 2016

Venue: Northam Library
Date: 7 July 2016 (Thu)
Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Address: 298 Fitzgerald St, Northam WA

The Independent Living Centre NSW, in collaboration with the Telstra Foundation, is presenting a Mini-expo for people with complex communication needs (CCN).
The cost is FREE for people with CCN and one family member/ unpaid carer. Others (e.g. therapists, teachers, paid carers) are welcome to attend at a cost of $25pp.
..download flyer for the Mini-Expo
Interested? Register Online now
Need to speak to ECA Team? Call Rebecca on 02 9912 5814 or email EveryoneConnects@ilcnsw.asn.au

.. more about ILC Everyone Connects

ILC Everyone Connects: In-Depth Training Program (Alice Springs)

1 August 2016

Venue: Coolibah Room, Chifley Alice Springs Resort
Date: 1 August 2016 (Mon)
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Cost: $185pp | includes FREE entry to Consumer Mini-Expo
Address: 34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs, NT

The Independent Living Centre NSW, in collaboration with the Telstra Foundation, is running an in-depth training program for therapists, carers, teachers and other professionals working with people with CCN.
.. download flyer for the Program
Interested? Register Online now
Need to speak to ECA Team? Call Rebecca on 02 9912 5814 or email EveryoneConnects@ilcnsw.asn.au

.. more about ILC Everyone Connects