bowl of pasta sauce

Simple comfort food, jam packed with hidden goodness. This is an easy and flavourful pasta sauce that you can serve immediately, freeze or even jar for a later date. With a rich tomato flavour and packed full of veggies and it is tasty.

National Relay Service

The National Relay Service (NRS) is a vital service for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment – it helps people to make and receive phone calls.

Concentrix will be running the call centre for the NRS for 3 years starting from 1 October 2019.

In the last e-news edition I discussed the idea of Allied Health Assistants being a possible part solution to Allied Health service gaps, and funding limitations for NDIS participants.

Since then I have had a number of enlightening conversations around this subject.

Black and white image of wheelchair in front of a flight of stairs, being unable to go up them.

This article is an account of one family’s day-to-day life of living with the issues of accessibility when there are building codes and practices preventing people with disabilities from getting where they want and need to go. 

person in hospital gown using a walking frame

This article highlights the issues for housebound and bedridden people regarding their access to better healthcare. 

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When you would like to getaway from the everyday, and a ceiling hoist is a necessity, it can be challenging to find accommodation that meets this need. IDEAS has put together a list of accessible holiday accommodations around Australia with ceiling hoists installed. These properties below have all kindly provided detailed

Making decisions regarding the care of an elderly Aboriginal person can be a difficult topic to approach and discuss as many of the issues associated with the passing of a loved one are considered taboo to talk about, such as the traditional practice of not speaking the name of a person that has recently passed.

Image of smiling elderly woman and younger woman on a couch pointing at a tablet devices screen.

As you get older, continuing to be socially active by maintaining and building relationships with friends, family and the community is beneficial to your health, happiness and overall quality of life.

Close up of a young girls hand. The hand is covered in paint.

There are a wealth of opportunities available for Children with Disability to participate in School Holiday activities. IDEAS has put together a list of some options for the Winter 2019 holidays. More information on each activity is in the link, please contact the provider to book sessions directly. If you are having difficulty finding activities in your area,

Image of smiling Aboriginal woman with two kids on either side of her.

Dementia rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are much higher than non-Indigenous Australians, affecting not just the people with the disease, but also their families and communities.