News – Independent Living Centre WA

Merry Christmas from the ILC!

The ILC wishes everyone a wonderful Christmas and a safe and enjoyable festive season. Please remember to stay safe on the roads and be courteous to other road users.  We will be open during the Christmas and New Year break except for the public holidays 25-27 December and 1 January.  If you are looking for assistive […]

Get From A to B with ILC!

The ILC’s Driving Service provides driver rehabilitation services for people with disability or a medical condition which may affect their ability and confidence to drive. In addition to assessments we are now offering driving lessons with a Driving Instructor experienced in rehabilitation, driving in a modified vehicle. Lessons are available for first-time drivers as well […]

Reaching Goals through Physiotherapy Group Trial

A trial physiotherapy group which was run by ILC at the North Beach Community Centre has shown some great results. The group consisted of up to eight individuals who each had a specific reablement goal, with all respondents reporting progress towards their goals as a result of involvement in the trial. Reablement aims to support […]

ILC to Change Names in 2020

I feel a change coming… We are very excited to let our customers know in advance that the Independent Living Centre WA will undergo a name change in January 2020. Our services and our commitment to providing the best services in allied health and assistive technologies will continue as normal and for the time being […]

Good news for AT Chat

AT Chat is excited to announce that we have been awarded an Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) National Information Program Grant (2020-2022). So what does this mean for AT Chat? AT Chat has been busy expanding, transforming what we offer,  from an informal space for AT Users to support one another, to a formal […]

ILC Scholarship Recipients Aim to Improve People’s Lives

ILC team members Hilary O’Connell and Michelle Conway were recently awarded the 2019 Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) Scholarships to support the work they do with people with disability and older people. First introduced in 2007, the ILC Scholarship aims to provide employees with the opportunity to develop in an area that will enable them […]

ILC’s Year in Review

Supporting thousands of people to be independent, well and safe. The end of financial year brings with it many reporting tasks, which at the ILC we love as it provides an opportunity for reflection and validation of why we do the work we do. Check out these statistics from 2018-2019 for a snapshot of the […]

ILC WA Hosts Danish Ambassador for Showcase of Danish Healthcare Innovations

Danish Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency, Mr. Tom Nørring, attended the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC WA) in Nedlands on Tuesday 23 July, to introduce a showcase focusing on creating accessibility and mobility in the home and community.  Denmark is a leader in healthcare and reablement and the Danish healthcare system is structured around keeping […]

Changes to how ILC’s Expert AT Consultation Service will be charged for NDIS participants

People with disability and their supporting therapists can access expert consultations with ILC’s health professionals about assistive technology to support them to achieve their goals. Through an expert AT consultation at the ILC: our experienced health professionals will provide impartial advice about the most suitable assistive technology options for each individual; clients and their therapists […]