News – Independent Living Centre WA

ILC’s HACC Allied Health Service opens up to Perth metro area

ILC’s new Allied Health Service, funded by the WA Home and Community Care (HACC) Program, is now available across the whole of the Perth metropolitan area. Our allied health professionals can provide short term occupational therapy and physiotherapy services in people’s homes. The focus of the therapy is on regaining or maintaining an individual’s physical, […]

Assistive technology users lead new project to improve AT information

What is assistive technology (AT)? How can it help me? How can I find out about what’s out there? What’s new? How do I know what AT is best for me? What do others use? How can I access it? Is there funding available? How do I access this funding? Where do I find out […]

$50,000 grant assists pensioners

The Independent Living Centre was fortunate to receive a $50,000 grant from the Theodore and Isabella Wearne Charitable Trust recently. The grant will assist older West Australian pensioners living with a disability, who are not eligible for other government funding, to acquire assistive technology through the ILC’s equipment grants programs. Previous funding provided by the […]

ILC’s Resources Go Global

For students with impaired physical, sensory and cognitive abilities it can be difficult to identify and develop a reliable and independent access method to enable them to participate in classroom activities and therefore access the curriculum. The development of mainstream and specialised assistive technology in recent years provides students with more opportunities to participate in […]

Improved assistive equipment service for south west residents

Due to a growing demand for its allied health services the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) has set up a new base in Busselton to provide a better service for people living in the lower south west region of WA. Locally based occupational therapist Jessica Mahon has been assisting locals with their assistive equipment, technology […]

ILC Christmas and New Year closure

The team at ILC would like to wish everyone a lovely, happy and safe Christmas. Our head office (including showroom) and ILC Cockburn services will be closed on Monday 26th December 2016 re-opening on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Our Home and Community Care (HACC) Regional Assessment Service, HACC Allied Health Service and our Commonwealth Respite […]

New free app for Australians with disability

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) has released a new free app, Equip Myself, that aims to empower Australians with disability by supporting them to identify assistive equipment and technology options that could assist them in their lives. Officially launched by Innovation Minister Bill Marmion today, Equip Myself provides users with easy access to information […]

New HACC Funded Allied Health Service

The Independent Living Centre are excited to announce the introduction of their new community Allied Health Service funded by the WA Home and Community Care Program (HACC). Our Allied Health Team will provide short-term Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy services in your home with a focus on regaining or maintaining physical, functional and cognitive abilities, which […]

All ILC WA phone lines are now working again

Please note that our phone lines to all our sites including our head office at Nedlands, IlC Cockburn, North Metropolitan Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre and Noah’s Ark WA Toy Library are now back up and working again.  Thank you and apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.