LifeTec Introduction - July 2012


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LifeTec is a social enterprise that provides professional information, education and advice on assistive technologies.

We aim to help people to choose the most appropriate assistive technology to make everyday tasks easier and safer at home, at work or in the community

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  • Client focused Fleixble Professional Caring Holistic Solution
  • Devices or systems that provide people with practical solutions to everyday life activities
  • Leaders
  • We were really impressed with the set up! It is fantastic to see so must AT in one place, it was like a playground for me! Jonathan People to choose the most appropriate AT to enable them to them to live independently and improve their quality of life
  • No pressure on clients to buy products. We provide unbiased information.
  • Monday to Saturday Have over 600 items on display and over 6,000 items on data base Equipment is on loan from suppliers
  • Conduct regular outreach trips to QLD communities. Can deliver presentations /consultations to /with clients, carers and health professionals during visit .
  • LifeTec Introduction - July 2012

    1. 1. We are a not-for-profit Who is organisation that providesinformation, education and LifeTec? advice on assistive technologies.
    2. 2. We aim to help people … To choose the most appropriate assistive technology to make everyday tasks easier and safer at home, at work or in the community
    3. 3. We know assistivetechnology … Device, system or design, that allows an individual to perform a task that they would otherwise be unable to do Emphasis on: Functional independence Safety Wellbeing
    4. 4. With assistive technology …we help people to do the things they love!
    5. 5. You can
    6. 6. with no boundaries
    7. 7. with friends &family
    8. 8. the world
    9. 9. and achieve
    10. 10. enjoy and learn
    11. 11. places
    12. 12. and connect
    13. 13. Sometimes thesimplest ideasare the best …
    14. 14. We are Leaders … at the forefront of assistive technology through: • Education • Research • Partnerships
    15. 15. Our staff are HealthProfessionals … Occupational Therapists Physiotherapists Speech Pathologists
    16. 16. Our healthprofessionalsenablesolutions … Interactive display centres Enquiries line Outreach services Education
    17. 17. We have over 1,500 items ondisplay & over 14,000 items on database
    18. 18. We do not sell anyassistive technology
    19. 19. We provide FREEadvisory services … Monday to Saturday Telephone enquiry line 1300 885 886 Display centre in Townsville and Brisbane
    20. 20. We provideFREE adviceto …Community events and exposIndividuals, carers & their familiesCommunity groupsHealth Service Organisations
    21. 21. We give FREECommunityPresentationson … Great gadgets Low vision Mobility Falls prevention And many more …
    22. 22. We doOutreach …Regular trips to QLD communities
    23. 23. On our Outreach tripswe provide … Presentation / talks Advisory consultations One on one opportunities for clients
    24. 24. When are we coming toyou? Upper Gulf (13th - 17th August) Georgetown, Mt Surprise, Forsayth, Burketown, Croydon, Normanton, Karumba, Mt Isa Lower Gulf (17th - 21st September) Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Cloncurry, Mt Isa Cairns / Central QLD and Mackay
    25. 25. The best bit … Our advisory service is e e ! F r
    26. 26. We do private assessment& prescription … Equipment prescriptions / funding submissions Home visit assessments Falls assessments DVA Assessments Education and Training Services
    27. 27. We do education &training … Workshops & product updates Skills updates Webinars Customised education packages
    28. 28. Our Website is veryhelpful … w a nd ne 12 LifeTec Quarterly Review r a 20 fo te o ut la Free Factsheet ur e ye ite in o bs p y ed we ee ov Free Product Search K im pr Outreach Schedule Education Calendar
    29. 29. Our door is always open … Open InvitationBrisbane Centre LifeTec Queensland Newmarket One, Reading Newmarket Level Cnr Newmarket & Enoggera Roads Newmarket QLD 4051Townsville Centre Domain Central 1300 885 886 1300 885 886