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Changes to strata management laws and home modifications

15th September 2016
Origibnally Posted by Ryan van den Nouwelant on September 5th, 2016 Cities, Demographics, Law, Strata, Wellbeing by Ryan van den Nouwelant and Haz...

ITAC 2016 - Empowering Care Technology

26th August 2016, Event
The theme of the conference, ITAC Empowering Care Technology emphasises the importance of information technology in establishing a sustainable, quali...

AAG 49th Conference: Re-Imagining our Future

25th August 2016, Event
The AAG 2016 Conference will provide a forum to reflect on and re-imagine the incredible potential of our ageing society, now and into the future. It ...

LASA National Congress 2016

25th August 2016, Event
LASA National Congress primarily attracts high-level industry executives including Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial...

Now Online - Universal Design 2016: Learning from the Past, Designing for the Future (Ebook)

23rd August 2016
This ebook entititled "Universal Design 2016: Learning from the Past, Designing for the Future" presents papers from the 3rd International Conference ...

The Australian Future of Aged Care Summit

17th August 2016, Event
The Australian Future of Aged Care Summit provides a unique platform for aged care organisations to enhance their knowledge of the latest reforms, dev...

SA Dementia Forum 2016 - Forward Thinking

15th August 2016, Event
Occupational Therapy Australia invites you to participate in a one day OT practice in dementia forum, being held at the Adelaide Pavilion, South Terra...

Change Agents: Rhonda Galbally and Bruce Bonyhady on the birth of the NDIS

10th August 2016
In the Conversation their is a new series on change agents and Andrew Dodd (Swinburne University of Technology) talks to Rhonda Galbally and Bruce Bon...

ASID Road Show: Individualised Funding & Self Determination

9th August 2016, Event
You are invited to join us for an exciting event including international and local speakers on Individualised Funding and Self Determination for peopl...

ASID Road Show: Ethical Issues in Ageing

9th August 2016, Event
You are invited to join international and local speakers discussing some of the key ethical issues faced by older people with intellectual disability ...

Colour and Luminosity Measurement Tools to Improve Accessibility

3rd August 2016
Measurement of colour contrast and luminosity is key in assisting people with low vision to navigate both built environments and the world wide web. ...

IDeA Online Course - Design for Health, Wellness, & Social Participation

27th July 2016, Training
Health and wellness are generally accepted indicators of quality of life and well-being and serve as the foundations of positive living. Good health a...

IDeA Online UD and Home Modifications Course

27th July 2016, Training
This course examines the role that home modifications play in improving the fit between people and their homes. It describes the primary goals of home...

Ideal Stairlifts, now offer a Stairlift Product Features and Specification seminar

26th July 2016
Ideal Stairlifts are pleased to announce that we now offer a Stairlift Product Features and Specification seminar to Home Modification Specifiers incl...

Bathroom-Related Craniofacial Trauma Among the Elderly

25th July 2016
A recent Americal medical research article found that just under 10% of cranial facial truam aincidents were bathroom related. This is the first compr...

Evacuation of People with Disability and Emergent Limitations: Considerations for Safer Buildings and Efficient Evacuations, 2nd Edition

25th July 2016
Lee Wilson has produced a 2nd edition of theEvacuation of People with Disability and Emergent Limitations Guidebook. It has been updated with new cont...

US legislation being proposed is the first of its kind to incentivise older Americans to age in place

25th July 2016
US Bill HR-5254 Senior Accessible Housing Act, is the first Federal bill to incentivise older people to prepare their homes for Aging in Place. This g...

Innovation in grab rail fixings

21st July 2016
Grabrails can be difficult to install in rental properties and in plasterboard and steel framed walls.Consequently we have seen glass movers handles r...

Slip Resistance of Ramps

12th July 2016
A new edition of Industry Factsheet: Slip Resistance of Ramps is now available on the HMinfo website. This factsheet can assist Do It Yourself consume...

A new national resource to assist with hoarding and squalor

7th July 2016
THe Australian Ageing agenda is letting it's readers know about an important new reserouce relevant to those providing services in the home including ...

Help to create your NDIS plan or "My First Plan” for new NDIS participants

7th July 2016
With the fuullscale rollout of the NDIS on JUly 1st 2016 now its time to plan for the big changes in your life. The NDIA is concerned that theres bee...

Home Renovation with the assistance of an architect may improve resale by 10%

7th July 2016
Archicentre claims that working with an architect is the best way to turn your renovation dreams into reality ie. an Architect designed home can add u...

New e-Learning on intellectual disability mental health

6th July 2016
The e-learning has been developed to equip professionals in the disability sector with the confidence, skills and knowledge needed to respond to the m...

Availability of the environmental modifications core standard for OT practitioners who support people with a disability

6th July 2016
Clinical Innovation and Governance (CIG), Family and Community Services (FACS) is developing a number of core standard programs for Allied Health prac...
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