It’s difficult enough to figure out housing in the best of times, but what happens when there are circumstances that make it even harder to find a place to live? Thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, commonly known as the NDIS, it’s becoming easier for more people of all abilities to realise their dreams […]
When it comes to caring for people of all abilities, balancing dignity of risk and duty of care can be challenging. At first glance, it may seem as though these two philosophies are at odds with each other, making it difficult to achieve both successfully at the same time. However, the two actually go hand […]
At Lifeplan, we focus on fulfilling a person’s needs beyond their disability so they can lead the life they want. To deliver high-quality support and care, we have adopted a person centred approach. It allows us to be accessible and responsive, so we can consistently meet the diverse needs of those who use our services. […]
Lifeplan provide disability and mental health services, to the Perth community. Our trained professionals tailor our services to suit the needs of the individual. Below is a testimonial from one of our customers (Please note names have been changes for privacy reasons), about her journey with Lifeplan, to get the mental health support she needed, […]
Disability Sports and Recreation Activities are increasingly becoming a powerful tool for positive change in our society. Sports and recreation present an opportunity for all people to improve not just their physical health, but also mental well-being, providing immediate and long-term health benefits. Sports and recreation activities help create a positive and inclusive social environment […]
If you’re Australian and have a permanent and significant disability, you may be wondering what the NDIS means in dollar terms. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an Australian initiative to support people with disabilities, their families and carers.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) estimates that as many as 1 in 70 individuals in the country is on the autism spectrum. If you are a parent or caregiver for someone with autism or if you are on the autism spectrum yourself, you know that living with autism day-to-day provides a lot of strengths, and also some […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]