Since the roll-out of NDIS in 2013, a large proportion of Australians living with a disability have sought support through the scheme – with many gaining access to assistive technology. In many cases, assistive technology has helped to improve the lives of people living with a disability, giving them an increased sense of independence and confidence. Here’s what you need to know about NDIS and … Read more » Getting Assistive Technology Through NDIS: What You Need To Know
Have you heard about Tunstall’s personal safety app: myCareAssist? With GPS location and SOS functionality, it ensures that anyone who needs help can get it quickly – all at the click of a button… Read more » Why a 24/7 assistance app isn’t just for the elderly
The COVID-19 crisis has been a major eye-opener for families with elderly loved ones across Australia. For the first time, many vulnerable members of our community weren’t able to receive regular check-ins or support and didn’t have access to assistance when they needed it… Read more » Federal Government announces more access to personal monitoring technology
We all know there are numerous benefits to exercise. The best thing about it, however, is that even if you’re living with a disability, that there are still plenty of ways you can keep active. Unsure about how you can get your blood pumping? Here’s how you can stay active with a disability. Set yourself up for exercise Before you start exercising, it’s paramount that … Read more » How You Can Stay Active With A Disability
There are plenty of things to consider when purchasing a medical alarm device. With the capabilities of devices increasing every year, how do you know which device is right for you? If you’re looking to purchase a medical alarm system, you should ask yourself the following questions: 1. What is my budget? The most common dilemma people face when purchasing a medical alarm is deciding … Read more » Things To Consider When Purchasing A Medical Alarm
Before you purchase a medical alarm, it’s important to ask yourself whether you need a monitoring service connected to your device. But what’s the difference between a monitored and unmonitored medical alarm? Read on to find out the differences between a professionally monitored system and a self-monitored system. Unmonitored medical alarm Unmonitored medical alarms are base console units that automatically alert family members, friends, neighbours … Read more » What’s The Difference Between A Monitored And Unmonitored Medical Alarm?
Wearable healthcare technology provides new ways to monitor those with medical conditions or who may need to request emergency support. Read more » Are the future of healthcare and wearable tech inextricably linked?
If the dangers of a fall worry you or your loved one, a fall detector might be the perfect choice. Do you know what to look for in one? Read more » What technology and features should you expect from a fall detector?
As a caregiver, choosing the right medical alert system for your loved one is key in providing the peace of mind you need. Here are some considerations. Read more » How can caregivers choose the right medical alert system?
Epilepsy can affect anyone, impacting their daily lives. However, the right support can help individuals reclaim control and live full and active lives. Read more » How do epilepsy sensors work?