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