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WORKSHOP: A Practical Introduction to Home Modifications (VIC)

20th July 2015, Training
Do you prescribe or recommend the installation of grab rails, ramps and bathroom modifications?Develop your skills and confidence in home modification...

WORKSHOP: Advanced Home Modifications: Exploring Case Studies - DARWIN

20th July 2015, Training
Workshop Overview This session will include a half day group presentations of case studies using powerpoint by select attendees. Liz Ainsworth shall ...

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Home Modifications - DARWIN

20th July 2015, Training
Workshop OverviewThis introductory home modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners with: An understanding of current...

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Home Modifications - Rockhampton

20th July 2015, Training
A one-day workshop presented by Home Modifications expert, Elizabeth Ainsworth. It is open to Occupational Therapists of all levels who are: wantin...

Consultation on the review of the National Disability Advocacy Framework (NDAF)

9th July 2015
The Australian Government, together with state and territory governments is reviewing the current National Disability Advocacy Framework (NDAF) to ens...

Save the date: Home Modification Australia National Bi-Annual Conference

1st July 2015, Event
Please mark out your diaries now for this exciting event. The conference program looks to be very exciting and we hope to have prominent National and ...

Livable Bathrooms Research - help to make a difference to the future bathrooms for older people

1st July 2015
We need healthy older volunteers So if you or somone you know is: 85+ years old We need volunteers to participate in our project lab test...

Final versions of Manual, Guidelines and Good Practice Guide released for the Commonwealth Home Support Program

1st July 2015
Mod.A has just released an urgent briefing regarding of the final release of the Manual, Guidelines and Good Practice Guide for theCommonwealth Home S...

Be part of the crowd as NDIS Kicks Off!

29th June 2015
This Wednesday, Every Australian Counts is hosting an information session to celebrate New South Wales moving from trials to the full roll out of the ...

NSW CID Position Statement - NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework

29th June 2015
NSWCIDsposition is based on:1. the experience of people with intellectual disability and their families, NSWCIDs long experience in systemic advocacy:...

Governments must realise value of care sector to economy, says UK expert

29th June 2015
Linda Belardi on May 22, 2015 in the Community Care Review reported that the debate on rising aged care costs neglects the enormous social and economi...

Optimising self-directed funding for the long-term disabled: briefing document

29th June 2015
There are limited studies of the feasibility and impact of self-directed funding for people in the compensable sector with catastrophic injuries. Qual...

Asia Pacific Autism Conference (APAC15)

29th June 2015, Event
NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US HOW TO INCLUDE PEOPLE WITH AUTISM IN RESEARCH How researchers can become more inclusive in their research practices will...

We are worth the investment: People with Intellectual Disability & the NDIS: annual NSW CID Conference

29th June 2015, Event
The annual NSW CID Conference where all things NDIS and intellectual disability will be up for discussion and debate. Hear from people with intellectu...

Three-year deadline to transition young out of residential care: senate

26th June 2015
Linda Belardi from the Australian Ageing Agenda shared that "the federal and state governments would set up a joint taskforce to oversee the transitio...

Better Apartments - NSW SEPP 65 and the Residential Flat Design Code

26th June 2015
A comprehensive review of the NSW planning regulation known as SEPP 65 was finalised and the renamed State Environmental Planning Policy No.65 - Desig...

More Livable Houses to be built

26th June 2015
The Queensland government has just announced that for the 1170 Commonwealth Games, the village apartments will be built to Livable Housing Design gold...

The Practice Improvement Framework (PIF)

25th June 2015
The Practice Improvement Framework (PIF) website is Live! The Practice Improvement Framework (PIF) is one of the long ter...


25th June 2015
CARER SUPPORT - NATIONAL CARER GATEWAY On 24 June 2015, the Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield announced the estab...

ACSA IAHSA International Aged Care Conference

24th June 2015, Event
The 2015 Conference theme Global Communities Coming Together - is a fitting description of what will happen during the conference connecting the div...

Cultural Competency in Disability’ Conference 2015

24th June 2015, Event
Were pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the Cultural Competency in Disability Conference. This is an essential event for those w...

An Information Session as a Guide to NDIS

24th June 2015, Event
The session will cover the following: Module 1 - Guide to NDIS What is it? When will it be available? How will it work? Module 2 - Access ...

Aging in NSW APA Sydney Seminar

18th June 2015, Event
You are invited to a forum about population ageing in New South Wales. Come and hear about the changing demography of the people living in our state. ...

Certainty for Commonwealth Home Support Programme

17th June 2015
On Monday the Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, made two important announcements regarding extended funding arran...