Archive for March, 2016

Assistive Technology on the world stage – By Gerri Clay, ILC CEO

Reading the vision of the World Health Organisations (WHO) Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology (GATE) initiative is inspirational.  “A world where every girl, boy, woman and man in need has access to high quality affordable assistive products to lead a healthy, productive and dignified life”. The WHO is leading the flagship GATE program in partnership […]

New transport module provides hands on experience

Collaboration between the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC), TL Engineering and Vanquip Mobilities gives drivers with disability an opportunity to view and trial products that assist with driving and can help them transfer safely into and out of their car. Generously built and with equipment supplied by TL Engineering and Vanquip Mobilities, the new transport […]

Out with the Old, In with the New

ILC HIRE is having a SALE to replace some of our stock. So as with everything we have at home or work, we have items that are still in good condition but are no longer being used. We don’t want to throw them away and want to find a good home for them. ILC Hire […]

Wheels Art Event marks International Wheelchair Day

To mark International Wheelchair Day on 1 March the ILC and Cockburn Youth Centre hosted an Art, Dance and Music Event. Although International Wheelchair Day is in its ninth year, this event to celebrate the day was a first for Western Australia, something the ILC is proud to have been a part of. At the […]

ILC Cockburn now open Mondays

To improve access to our services, ILC Cockburn will now open every week day from 9am to 4pm. Come and visit us at our apartment style Centre for information about assistive equipment, technology or changes you could make to your home to maintain  your independence, safety and wellbeing. Read more about ILC Cockburn here