An intellectual disability presents unique challenges. However, with the right support, these challenges can be managed. It’s important to remember that an individual with such a disability can live a productive life, live independently and be a productive, employed member of society. [Read more…]
The end of the school year is an exciting time for graduate school leavers, whether they are Year 10, 11 or 12. It can also be a challenging time, with many options available for school leavers, and various career paths for them to consider. As a parent or carer, its important you help your new graduate assess their options, for their future after school. [Read more…]
Smartphones are immensely popular with people all over the world, and developers have started to pay attention to the needs of different groups of people with unique requirements, including people with disabilities. There are a range of apps being designed and released to help make everyday life easier. Here at Lifeplan, we want to help support our customers to live your life, your way, and we fully encourage the use of technology to help with this. [Read more…]
Here at Lifeplan, we take a completely tailored approach to your disability and mental health support needs. We have over 20 years’ experience in the industry, and partner with several organisations, to ensure our Perth based customers receive the right supports, to allow them to live their lives, the way they want to.
Here at Lifeplan, we are committed to helping you live your life, your way. We do this by providing tailored, individual supports, to suit your lifestyle. Part of this process, is ensuring you have an NDIS Plan in place to meet these needs. An important part of getting this plan in place, is clearly defining your life goals to your NDIS Planner. In other words, defining what you need to live your life, your way.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a way for people living with a disability, and their families, to access support services in Australia. Here at Lifeplan, we get asked a lot of questions to do with NDIS planning meetings, and what you should do before, during and after the meeting. If you are new to the NDIS, or if you have a review meeting coming up, there are some great resources out there, to help make sure you have the right information ready. We have compiled some tips, to ensure you have a successful and productive planning meeting. [Read more…]
Encouraging independence for people with a disability can sometimes go against our ‘nurturing nature’ (our natural instincts are to keep them safe) but the benefits are hugely positive and life changing. There are many support programs that empower people living with a disability to live independently, with wide ranging benefits. [Read more…]
Lifeplan recently had the great pleasure, of inviting Kate de Josselin from the Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) Australia Association, to visit Lifeplan in Western Australia. Kate presented two Workshops for Lifeplan staff, Parents who have children living with PWS and other interested service providers. [Read more…]
On 12 December 2017, it was announced by the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments, that Western Australia would join the nationally-delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).