NDIS Low Cost Assistive Technology

NDIS Low Cost Assistive Technology: Everything you need to know

NDIS Low Cost Assistive Technology: Everything you need to know. Assistive technology covers a wide range of products and services that can help people with a disability live more independently and complete everyday activities. The NDIS describes assistive technology as physical supports that can help you do something more easily or safely or do something you otherwise can’t because of a disability. The item may be customised for you or make it easier for someone else to assist you. AssistiveMore
new CEO Simone Finch

Appointment of new CEO

The Friendly Society Private Hospital Board Chairman, Les Hancock, has announced the appointment of Simone Finch to replace Alan Cooper in his role as CEO. Alan had submitted his resignation into retirement in July last year which initiated the search for his replacement. Les stated that “after extensive recruitment, he is pleased to welcome Simone into the role. Simone brings a significant level of experience as an executive across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, specialising in strategic development, mediation,More
mobility scooter rules

​​Motorised wheelchair and mobility scooter rules in Queensland

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are essential for many people with disabilities or reduced mobility. Like road rules and motor vehicle registrations, the laws around mobility scooters and wheelchairs differ from state to state. If you use any type of mobility device, it’s essential to know the road rules and how they apply. If you’re planning to buy a mobility scooter or electric wheelchair, having a good understanding of the regulations first can ensure you buy the right product for yourMore
Friendlies Physiotherapy back pain

Sore back? How Physiotherapy can help with back pain

by Matthew Churchill – Head Physiotherapist, Friendlies Physiotherapy Service Did you know that up to 80% of people will suffer from back pain at least once in their lifetime? That’s a lot of us! Most researchers say the actual figure is even higher. If you have ever suffered from acute or chronic back pain, you’ll know it can be debilitating. However, many people don’t see a Physiotherapist until back pain starts to limit their lifestyle in some way. It mayMore
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