A home modification to enable people with disabilities, the frail aged, and their carers to remain in their home
Legal service for people with a disability who have been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of their disability.
Employment services for people with disabilities requiring a consistent level of support to obtain or maintain employment.
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Hires and repairs wheelchairs, electric scooters, commode chairs, walking aids and other equipment at reasonable rates for people with disabilities. Spare parts are available. Also sells change tables, standing frames, wheelchairs, scooters, commode chairs, toilet aides, and walking sticks. Can manufacture some orthopaedic and physiotherapy equipment. A free catalogue is available.
Manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment, basic lifestyle needs and custom made equipment.Mail Service order only. Nationwide
OxyCare is a service that offers a range of equipment for use in the home to assist oxygen dependent people enhance their independence and quality of life. Sleepcare provides professional CPAP services to patients with sleep disorders.(www.bocsleepcare.com.au)
A professional team that can assist with making everyday living easier by demonstrating a large range of mobility equipment and aids to assist daily living. These include electric beds, electric reclining chairs, bathroom and toilet aids and a large range of hire equipment. Also have an orthotist (all types of body bracing) and medical grade footwear technician on the premises.
Provides equipment items for the exclusive use of eligible ACT residents with long term disabilities, to assist them to achieve basic levels of independence in their everyday lives. Assistance includes home modification of up to $220. wheelchairs, walking aids and personal equipment. prosthetics, wigs, mammary prothesis, electrolarynxes. Also operates a maintenance service for equipment issued by the service. All items are available only on referral
Focuses on restoring and maintaining independence. Services include: a number of allied services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, vocational rehabilitation, driving assessment, social work and case management for complex cases.
Supplies healthcare products to people who are aged and people who have disabilities. Specialises in pressure care solutions with the aim of improving the lives of the people who use the products by endeavouring to select products that promote independence, involvement and longevity. Products include overlays, mattresses and products to provide comfort and reduce the likelihood of pressure areas. Equipment can be purchased or rented via the phone or website. The product is delivered to your door.
A personal emergency response service for the aged, frail, for those who live alone or people with a disability. The service provides monitoring 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. In the case of an emergency the client would press a waterproof pendant, which can be worn on the wrist or around the neck, that will activate a unit attached to the telephone and call the monitoring service. The monitoring service will have immediate 2-way voice conversation with the client and will provide the appropriate assistance. There is also an optional fall detector available that is recommended for people who may not be able to press the pendant, e.g. those who suffer from epilepsy or diabetes.
Comfort Discovered provides a wide range of care and comfort products. These include: cushions that relieve pressure points, travel products, lambswool foot warmers, footstools, sloping (desktop) boards, therapeutic support gloves, lumbar supports and folding walking sticks. Equipment available for hire includes wheel chairs, shower chairs/stools, over toilet aide, walkers, high back chairs, bed poles, and commodes. Catalogue available. Online shopping is also available.
CATS consults on assistive technology for people with disabilities and their support teams: Assessment sessions in metro area and regional clinics; Telephone and Email Information Service; Training and support; Tours of CATS providing an overview of assistive technology; a Technology Equipment Loan Pool. Website includes tutorials; special projects, such as ECAT; schedules for training workshops; contact information on major suppliers of AT equipment. Occupational therapists can provide advice on: Alternative mouse, keyboard and switch options, Software to assist with computer access. People with disabilites who are unable to operate appliances, such as lights, TV, air-conditioner or stereo, can be provided with advice on alternative ways to control applicances. The speech pathologists at CATS can provide advice on: Alternative communication systems such as text or picture based books and visual aids.
Technical Aid to the Disabled (TAD) provides computers on loan to people with disabilities. Included is: installation, repairs and limited training, as well as access to a help desk.
Vehicle modifications / conversions. Do have Toyota commuter buses for hire with wheelchair access.
Sales, repairs and parts for scooters, electric and manual wheelchairs, bathroom aids, hoists and ramps. Puncture proofing of appliance tyres. Appliance rental service as well.
Pharmacy with extensive home care equipment to both buy and hire.