What’s On

The Independent Living Centre WA offers a range of training and events aimed at providing information and education to a range of groups in the health, education, community and disability sectors, as well as for clients, family members and carers. Workshops are delivered by different teams within the organisation, based on their team’s skills and expertise.

ILC offers customised training and professional development which is developed to suit your own, or your organisation’s, specific needs.

ILC offers services to rural and remote areas of Western Australia. You can view their upcoming trips here.

Quick links to our monthly calendars: November

Ongoing events at the Independent Living Centre WA
Support for Carers with Children or Adults Requiring Behavioural Support

Dolly Bhargava from Behaviour Zen will be providing a range of practical, strength-based ideas, skills and theoretical knowledge, helping you to participate effectively in your caring role for children or adults requiring behavioural support. Workshops will be held monthly with different topics.

Target Audience: North Metro Carers who care for a child or adult with a disability or mental health condition.

When: Wednesday 16th October and Wednesday 13th November 2019
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre, 11 Limosa Close, Stirling WA 6021
Cost: Funding available through North Metro CRCC

Eventbrite – Autism Support for Carers
Men’s Carer Peer Group

The Independent Living Centre WA Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre North Metro is excited to commence a Men’s Carer Peer Group.

Dean Dyer, a Men’s Health and Wellbeing consultant will be facilitating the group and will assist with exploring how to continue to improve as a carer and to help other carers get better at caring by sharing what works for you and your life.

Target Audience: North Metro Sons, Brothers, Fathers, Uncles, Husbands, Neighbours and Mates all helping someone they care about who may have a disability, mental health condition, dementia or who are frail aged.

When: 8th October, 22nd October, 5th November and 19th November 2019
Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre, 11 Limosa Close, Stirling WA 6021
Cost: Funding available through North Metro CRCC

Eventbrite – Mens Carer Peer Group
What's On at the Independent Living Centre WA in November
Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) 2-Day Introductory Workshop

The PODD approach provides strategies to support the design, production and implementation of communication systems to enable genuine communication for a variety of functions in all daily environments. PODD includes strategies to minimise some of the common difficulties associated with the use of multi-level communication books.

Target audience: Speech pathologists, occupational therapists, teachers and parents of individuals who have complex communication needs. Family members and support people of someone using PODD, and those considering high tech PODD.

When: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th November, 9.00am - 4.30pm
Where: Conference Room, The Niche, 11 Aberdare Road, Nedlands
Cost: Early bird: $500 (ends Monday 14 October), Standard: $550

Eventbrite - Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) 2-Day Introductory Workshop
Dementia Education and Training for Carers

Dementia Education & Training for Carers is coordinated by the Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre Metro North and supports people who are caring for their family member or friend with dementia.

When: Thursday, 28 November, 10.30am - 1pm
Where: Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre, 11 Limosa Close, Stirling, WA 6021
Cost: Free

Eventbrite - Dementia Education and Training for Carers
ILC Regional events and activities
Country Services visit to the Albany region

See our Occupational Therapist, Caroline Sandover, who will be visiting the Albany region to provide information and advice. We will have a range of assistive equipment with us to trial at the Albany Show.

When: 7-13 November 2019

Where: Albany, and the Albany Show, Friday 8-Saturday 9 November, Western Pavilion, Albany Showgrounds, 88 Cockburn Rd, Albany
More information available here