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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 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 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 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 […]
Guest blog: Making the most of GPS devices: What do people really want from wearable location technologies?
Guest Blog: Making The Most Of GPS Devices: What Do People Really Want From Wearable Location Technologies? With the development of GPS technologies, a number of wearable location devices have become available on the market. These technologies are seen as cost-effective systems of support for people who wander or need to stay connected when navigating […]
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 […]