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 […]

Wheelchair Hoisting Solutions: Big Lift for Nikita

Wheelchair Hoisting Solutions: Big Lift For Nikita Nikita Bennett is a remarkable young woman who has lived with a mild form of Cerebral Palsy since birth. Nikita has been using a wheelchair on and off since she was about 11 years old. At that young age, she says she felt that the chair made her […]

Smart Everyday Technologies

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Smart Everyday Technologies Q: I have seen people using wearable seizure monitors and using other smart devices around the home. What technologies can I use to help manage my epilepsy? A: What is smart technology? The world of smart technology is rapidly changing, which is just one reason why it is vital to keep up to […]

LifeTec 2017 Annual Report

LifeTec 2017 Annual Report The last twelve months has seen the Board and Management focus on consolidating LifeTec’s operations and progressing our growth strategy. We are pleased to highlight some of our accomplishments in progressing both of these important initiatives in this report. As a social enterprise LifeTec is committed to improving the lives of […]

My OT Story – Siddhi Rawat

My OT Story – Siddhi Rawat Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I chose occupational therapy because I wanted to work with people. “I was very excited about a field that enables people to be independent in activities that are most important to them”. There are many diverse opportunities within the field […]

Assistive Technology Solutions For Independence

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Assistive Technology Solutions For Independence As the NDIS rolls-out in northern Queensland, people with disability will be able to decide where and how they want to invest the funding support they receive from the Federal Government. This type of person-centred care has been designed to encourage people to make their own choices about the support they […]