Archive for February, 2018

New provider announced for Noah’s Ark WA

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) is pleased to announce that Activ will be the new service provider for Noah’s Ark WA. ILC Acting Chief Executive Officer Francine Snadden said we are delighted that the Noah’s Ark WA service will be continuing and congratulate Activ on being the successful applicant. “Activ has a long history […]

Getting Started with Home Automation

To some people with disabilities, home automation is a brave new world with endless opportunities for independence and control over their environment. For others, it’s overwhelming with the vast amount of products to choose from, and everything that comes with it – how to use it, install it, integrate them. Personally, I’m a bit from […]

Prestigious prize for Curtin University students

Curtin University held their 2018 School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology Prize Giving Ceremony on Tuesday 13th February. The school’s most important annual event brings together students, staff, family, friends, sponsors, special guests and the community to reward, celebrate and recognise the wonderful achievements of the highest performing students. Independent Living Centre […]

Sex Aids in the spotlight

ILC Occupational Therapist Simone Collins said it was not uncommon for people visiting the ILC to ask questions about sexual issues that come with ageing and seek help with solutions. Speaking to Neale Prior for the ‘Your Money’ lift-out in The West Australian recently this article highlights that sex is part of an overall human […]