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

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
The latest innovations in dementia care and wellbeing

Leef Independent Living Solutions will be showcasing a range of activities for individuals and groups to increase engagement and happiness. These will include the Tovertafel, BikeAround, Rendever VR exploration system, Active Minds and JOY FOR ALL Companion Pets.

When: Thursday, 28 November, 10am - 12pm
Where: Independent Living Centre WA, The Niche, 11 Aberdare Road, Nedlands
Cost: Free

Please register by emailing monique@leef.com.au
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