News – Independent Living Centre WA

Noah’s Ark WA service transitioning

Unfortunately, we have had to make the difficult decision to transition the Noah’s Ark WA service on 31 January 2018. Our priority now is to assist families who use Noah’s Ark services and connect them with services that can support them into the future. The Noah’s Ark WA service will continue to be fully operational […]

Supporting Mikaela to communicate

Eight-year-old Mikaela is a big sister to Olivia. She is a happy, cheerful girl who enjoys spending time with other children, listening to music, watching videos on her iPad and listening to stories about her favourite people. She also loves toys, looking through photobooks and enjoys action songs and dancing. Mikaela has complex communication needs, […]

New watch delivers Izaac greater independence and his family peace of mind

With a wealth of assistive equipment available on the market, it can be overwhelming trying to decide what item may be suitable for you, a friend or a family member. As a parent, you want to ensure your child is safe at all times, particularly when you can’t be with them. Izaac is a 15 […]

New video to promote our Country Services

Did you know our team of occupational therapists and speech pathologists travel throughout country WA to provide an information and advisory service about assistive equipment, technology and home modifications? That’s right! We provide services for all West Australians. To ensure that people living in the country are more aware of how we can support them, […]

New communication devices for hire

Our Equipment Hire Service has a range of equipment available for hire to support communication device trials required to apply for Community Aids and Equipment Program (CAEP) or National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding. Through the CAEP AAC Consultancy and Refurbishment program run by the ILC, we now have the following devices available for demonstration […]

Comments sought on ILC’s Draft Quality Evaluation Report

Disability Services Commission (DSC), one of the main funders of ILC services recently commissioned Goodrun Solutions to evaluate ILC services against National Standards for Disability Services. The evaluation focused specifically on: Standard 1:  Rights Standard 3:  Individual Outcomes Standard 4: Feedback and Complaints Goodrun Solutions has completed the evaluation and a draft report of the […]

OT assessment leads to Lynette’s new lease of life

With an abundance of assistive equipment items on the market it’s fairly simple to walk into a shop and buy a product you think would assist you in some way. But how do you know you are getting the best piece of equipment for you? What if the piece of equipment you choose in fact […]

Have your say about ILC’s services.

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) services are funded by a number of government departments as well as some services being provided on a fee for service basis. Disability Services Commission (DSC), one of the main funders of ILC services, regularly evaluates how well organisations such as the ILC meet the National Standards for Disability […]

Equipment for Living Grants to continue

We are pleased to announce that the Equipment for Living (EFL) grants will continue to be available throughout the 2017 – 2018 financial year. Administered by the Independent Living Centre WA, EFL grants are available to assist eligible people to obtain vital equipment not currently available through the Community Aids and Equipment Program or other […]