ILC’s Year in Review – A Snapshot of 2013 -14
- Noah’s Ark Toy Library program merged under the ILC banner.
- There were over 55,000 contacts with consumers throughout the year, many of whom accessed multiple services.
- 22,000 contacts were with the assistive technology services.
- The merger with Noah’s Ark correlated with a 23% increase in the number of children aged up to 12 years accessing the service compared to the previous year.
- The assistive equipment services team visited 48 country towns during the year.
- The assistive technology category enquired the most about during the year was mobility equipment.
- Internet traffic to the National Equipment Database www.ilcaustralia.org.au increased from around 1,800 sessions to 2,500 sessions per day over the 12-month period.
- ILC launched its new Training and Events service.
- A number of successful events for carers were held including an innovative young carers camp.
- Over 565 Disability Equipment Grants were provided to individuals.
- 334 people with disabilities were assisted with vital equipment through the Equipment for Living grant program.
- Over 400 people utilised the OT Driver Assessment Service to either determine their fitness to drive or need for modified driving controls.
- The Home Modifications and Assistive Technology Project commenced.
- A new look website with an integrated blog was launched.
- ILC staff numbers grew to the highest level in ILC’s history with over 90 people providing the services delivered by the organisation.
Click here to view the 2013-14 ILC Annual Report