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Aged Care And Day Care. A Perfect Match?

What do 4-year-olds and 80-year-olds have in common? Considerably more than you might think, including (but not limited to) painting, dancing, reading, walking, singing, cooking and story-telling! These are just some of the potential activities incorporated into intergenerational care programs, in which Aged Care and Day Care are combined, and the residents/attendees of each group intermingle […]

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Life After A Spinal Cord Injury Is Different, But It Goes On – By Lindsay Nott

During rehabilitation I took part in weekly gym sports activities –  different things ranging from 10-pin bowling, rugby, and going to the movies. Not only did I do physiotherapy and got my body moving, but I also wanted to become more independent. I remember when I wanted to go snow skiing six months after my discharge, my physiotherapist was […]

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How a power wheelchair can support your child’s independence and wellbeing

Anyone with children could tell you that children want to be independent, explore and be with their friends.  Independence and mobility are important for a child’s cognitive and psychological wellbeing. For some children with disabilities, power wheelchairs are the only way to achieve mobility. A wheelchair can open up their participation in school, social life […]

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How to travel with a power wheelchair

Choosing the best wheelchair for travelling can be tricky – there are many different options available, from manual wheelchairs to folding power wheelchairs.  If you want to travel without limitations, then a folding power wheelchair might be the solution. A folding power wheelchair is an electric wheelchair that can be folded to enable it to […]

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5 TV shows with real inclusivity of disabled characters

TV tends to underestimate people with disabilities. All too often, inclusivity means people with disabilities are represented by characters that are rather one-dimensional: either desperately tragic, implausibly heroic, or miraculously ‘recovered’. This means that it’s particularly delightful to come across characters that defy these worn stereotypes that rob characters with disabilities of human complexity. Embed […]

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What is the Best Mobile Hoist for You?

If you have impaired mobility, everyday movements like getting into bed or having a bath can be challenging. There are a range of mobile hoists and slings that can help make life easier, letting you get back to doing the things that you enjoy.  What is a mobile hoist? Hoists are a type of mechanical […]

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