Tag Archives: aged care

DISABILITY INCLUSION PACKAGE and Disability upgrades for schools: How can schools get the most out of a limited budget.

As part of Victoria’s 2020-21 State Budget, government schools will be allocated $1.6 billion for school disability funding. This means schools will be able to modify their environment to provide accessible facilities, classrooms and amenities for students and staff living with a disability.  As a registered builder, ELC Home Modifications has worked extensively with both primary and secondary schools to offer modifications that ensure all students can safely and…
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Who can help you age in place?

Earlier this month, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety revealed that 80 per cent of Australian seniors aged over 70 “have a strong preference to stay living in their own home should they ever need support". With this in mind, it’s no surprise why many Australian seniors have decided to Age in Place.

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How to reduce your risk of falling on stairs

For people aged over 65, falls are the leading cause of hospitalised injury in Australia, with these figures only rising. In fact, tripping on household objects, including steps and stairs is the second largest proportion of these cases.

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