HLS Healthcare continue to support and advocate best practice for Changing Places across Australia. As a smart technology healthcare provider, HLS is proud to have installed Changing Places in facilities such as the MCG, Hamer Hall, Melbourne Zoo .. and many more. In our role as the largest official installer of Changing Places in Australia,
Most of us in the healthcare industry know what SDA is. However as we complete more SDA projects, here at HLS we have become increasingly aware of how much confusion there is around what the ‘right’ solution is. As we know, the Specialist Disability Accommodation program comprises a need to provide assistive technology and equipment.
On the way home from our recent holiday across regional NSW, my wife and I decided to stop off in the little town of Lithgow for lunch before heading homeward bound. We found a lovely little café in the heart of Lithgow. When we entered the café there was a lovely husband and wife couple
As care providers around the world continue to look for reliable and valuable ways to support their clients, solutions like the Elsi smart floor could be an excellent investment. Designed to provide care givers with the solution they need to monitor residents without disrupting their independence or privacy, the Elsi smart floor offers a revolutionary
Popular UK television show, Grand Designs recently introduced viewers to the amazing potential of accessible design. The program hosted by Kevin McCloud doesn’t usually focus on things like accessible and inclusive design. However, on one particular video from the Grand Designs Facebook page, you can see McCloud talking to a homeowner in a wheelchair about
If you’re interested in learning more about the concept of designing for accessibility, then there are plenty of resources out there to help. For instance, the Tourism Australia website offers a directory on “Accessible Tourism” that provides a brief description of what accessible tourism means, followed by a selection of useful resources that you can
Hobsons Bay Council is dedicated to delivering an excellent quality of life for the people, both now and in the years to come. The company work hard to create a connected, clean and accessible environment, which values the diversity of its resident, protects the environment, and encourages an overwhelming sense of community. With opportunities around
If it’s your responsibility to care for someone with a physical disability or illness, then it’s important to make sure that you have the solutions you need in place to help them move around without injury or discomfort. Learning how to move an individual with mobility problems is essential for protecting not just the person