Pharmacy Newsletter

NDIS changes mid cost AT limit to $15,000 – no quote needed

It’s now easier to purchase mid-cost assistive technology (AT) with your NDIS funds. The NDIS has changed the upper limit for mid-cost AT from $5,000 to $15,000. That means you no longer have to obtain a quote for items up to $15,000. The NDIS will approve those purchases automatically. It’s important to note that you still need to meet all the requirements for using your NDIS funds and obtain written advice from an AT advisor before purchase. What is assistiveMore
How To Use A Walking Stick Safely

​​How to use a walking stick safely

Walking sticks are essential mobility aids for many people. But like any mobility aid, walking sticks should be used with care. Before getting started, it’s worth taking the time to learn how to use the assistive device safely and prevent injuries. A walking stick should be used as an aid only, not as the primary source of mobility support. If you find yourself relying heavily on a walking stick to get around, you may need to consider a rollator orMore
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
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

Budget-friendly Christmas gifts under $20

On a budget this Christmas? Looking for thoughtful yet inexpensive gifts? There are loads of budget-friendly gift ideas. You just need to know where to look! Friendlies Pharmacy shelves are full of beautiful gifts that don’t break the bank. Our team has come up with their ten faves that are all beautifully packaged, ready to wrap and perfect for friends, family members or colleagues. 1. SHE Aromatherapy Pure Organic Hand Care Set $10.95 This set is a perfect pamper packageMore
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