Making life goals possible through AAC

Making Life Goals Possible Through AAC After noticing changes in her body and speech clarity, Townsville local Natasha was in her 20’s when she was diagnosed with an extremely rare and progressive condition that affects the brain, spinal cord and nervous system, known as Leukodystrophy. Not about to let her condition impact her independence, Natasha […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for providers on the use of Personal Protective Equipment

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information For Providers On The Use Of Personal Protective Equipment March 2020 Download Fact Sheet The following information has been cleared by the Australian Government Department of Health. Availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Australia The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) is the key decision making committee for health emergencies. It […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information The health, well-being and safety of our consumers and staff remain LifeTec’s top priorities at all times. As you would be aware, the impacts of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) continue to evolve across the globe. Although the number of confirmed cases in Queensland remains low, LifeTec would like to assure our […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Changes to LifeTec’s Service Model

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MEDIA RELEASE: Changes To LifeTec’s Service Model MEDIA RELEASE: Changes to LifeTec’s Service Model Friday, 31st January 2020 Consumer directed care reforms have resulted in many benefits for consumers and our sector. These reforms have also seen new consumer expectations emerge which have led to many providers, including LifeTec, making changes to their service model […]

NDIS Assistive Technology Explained

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NDIS Assistive Technology Explained Assistive technology explained Assistive Technology (AT) provides the support a person with a disability might use to reach their potential at home, in the community and the workplace. AT may be equipment or systems which help you with moving around your home or community, communicating with other people, processing information, and other […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Communicating with Confidence at LifeTec is a priority!

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MEDIA RELEASE: Communicating With Confidence At LifeTec Is A Priority! There are 1.2 million Australians with communication disability. Speech pathologists like Jessica Moll, Michelle Swinburn, Michelle Yee, Peta Booth, Samuel Boey and Sandra Stewart, from LifeTec Australia, work with people to provide them with the systems and supports to communicate. “In Australia today, communication disability […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Living Well With Assistive Technology (AT): LifeTec Releases Free Resources For People Living With Dementia, Their Families And Carers.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Living Well With Assistive Technology (AT): LifeTec Releases Free Resources For People Living With Dementia, Their Families And Carers. LifeTec Australia has been hard at work creating new and innovative ways for people to learn about smart assistive technologies and the various ways that technology can support people living with dementia. LifeTec was […]

Know your Consumer Rights as NDIS Continues to Rollout

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Know Your Consumer Rights As NDIS Continues To Rollout Australia’s consumer protection agencies are reminding people with disability of their consumer rights as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) continues to roll out. The NDIS brings extensive change for people with disability and for businesses or providers in the scheme. Since the NDIS began its […]

Home Modifications: Changing lives for the better

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Home Modifications: Changing Lives For The Better When mum of six, Kristine Bauman, needed expert help reconfiguring her home to cater for the needs of her two sons with disability, LifeTec stepped in to lend a hand, overseeing a major modification under the NDIS. Jayson, 18, and his brother Leigham, 14, both have a rare form […]

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) exists in my life, but doesn’t control it

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Exists In My Life, But Doesn’t Control It For the past 28 years, Ross has lived with multiple sclerosis. If you ask him however, Ross would tell you that it exists in his life, but it doesn’t control his life. “NDIS funding has given me the opportunity to maintain my health as […]