Accessing CHSP funding for personal monitoring technology

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Accessing CHSP Funding For Personal Monitoring Technology As announced last week, Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) service providers are now able to use unspent 2019‑20 funding to purchase up to $1000 worth of personal monitoring technology for their vulnerable clients in need of this support during COVID-19. This is important for older Australians and their […]

Senior’s Week – (15th – 20th August)

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Senior’s Week – (15th – 20th August) Come celebrate Senior’s Week with us, our Townsville Display Centre is having an open day to the public. Senior’s week provides opportunities to promote positive attitudes towards older Australian’s to facilitate community participation and connections, a vision LifeTec shares. Want to learn more about assistive technology, keeping active and […]

Townsville Major Home Modifications for older Australians – One off COVID-19 grant

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Townsville Major Home Modifications For Older Australians – One Off COVID-19 Grant LifeTec recently applied for the COVID-19 Aged Care Industry Support Funding and were successful in securing one off non recurrent funds to deliver home modification services for 22 consumers in the Northern Aged Care Provider Region. We noticed that as our consumers self-isolated and had limited access […]

Townsville Home Maintenance Service For Older Australians

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Townsville Home Maintenance Service For Older Australians LifeTec has been delivering home maintenance services to older Australians in the Townsville area as they self-isolate during the COVID 19 period. We have seen an increase in referrals to the program and have delivered on average 100 jobs per month including general maintenance services such as changing […]

Join LifeTec’s Consumer Reference Committee

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Join LifeTec’s Consumer Reference Committee Are you an assistive technology user or expert? Have you always wanted to contribute and promote assistive technology in the community? LifeTec would like to invite you to join the Consumer Reference Committee. It was established to provide an opportunity for people with valuable lived experience to play an important role in […]

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 […]