ILC’s Year in Review – A Snapshot of 2014 -15

  • The ILC introduced additional Private Options services, including assessment, therapy, training and support for assistive technology and equipment needs.
  • The ILC became a provider for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commonwealth and State My Way trial sites.
  • Work to establish a new Centre in Cockburn, incorporating a smart home display, commenced.
  • ILC said goodbye to its Multicultural Aged Care Service on 30 June 2015.
  • Noah’s Ark Toy Library implemented a new online library management system that enables members to view, book and order toys and resources online.
  • The ILC secured grant funding to introduce new functionality to the National Equipment Database.
  • Training and Events completed a successful first year of operation.
  • 25,498 people accessed the Assistive Technology Services.
  • The Assistive Equipment Services team visited 50 country towns during the year.
  • The assistive technology category enquired the most about during the year was mobility equipment.
  • A number of successful events for carers were held including an innovative young carers camp.
  • Over 700 Disability Equipment Grants were provided to individuals.
  • 412 people with disabilities were assisted with vital equipment through the Equipment for Living grant program.
  • Over 440 people utilised the Occupational Therapy Driver Assessment Service to either determine their fitness to drive or need for modified driving controls.
  • The Regional Assessment Service delivered almost 3700 wellness assessments.
  • Improvements to the ILC website continued with over 78,000 visits to the site throughout the year.

Follow this link to view the 2014-15 ILC Annual Report