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Assistive Technology

Support to specialized aids and equipment

Being able to live more independently can be achieved with the help of aids and equipment designed specifically for your needs.
If you are an NDIS participant and have been approved for the support category ‘assistive technology’ in your NDIS plan, you can choose from the supports below. Please note that CHHC can provide these supports to you if we also provide plan management services.

Our Supports 

  • Assistive products for personal care and safety
  • Personal mobility equipment
  • Assistance with travel/transport arrangements
  • Home modification design and construction
  • Assistive equipment for recreation
  • Assistive products for household tasks
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Assistive products for personal care and safety

Get access to specialised aids and equipment you need to be comfortable and safe, including:
• Beds
• Pressure mattresses
• Toilet and bathroom equipment
• Specialised clothing
• Continence needs

Personal mobility equipment

If you have trouble moving around your home and community, we can help you find the best equipment for your needs, including:
• Walking frames
• Wheeled walkers
• Wheelchairs
• Scooters
• Transfer equipment such as boards, slide sheets, and car pads
• Slings and hoists

Home modification design and construction

Our occupational therapists will visit your home to do an assessment and suggest modifications that will make your home safer and more comfortable for you. This can include:
• Adding rails to your bathroom
• Installing ramps
• Adding a slip resistant coating to your tile
• Design changes such as removing rugs that are trip hazards
• Other minor modifications to help you live independently at homes

Assistive equipment for recreation

If you would like to get involved in sport, for fun or competitively, we can help you to purchase the aids and equipment you need, including:
• Wheelchairs for track racing
• Specialist tricycles or quadricycles
• Adaptions for arm and hand prosthetics
• Assistive products for audio visual gaming

Assistive products for household tasks

Household tasks can be made easier with specialised aids and equipment for cooking, cleaning, washing, and home maintenance. This includes:
• Alarms and door bells
• Adapted clocks
• Programmable memory aids
• Assistive devices for dishwashing and cleaning
• Assistive devices for cooking
• Environmental control units (ECUs)

Assistance with travel/transport arrangements

We can assist you to rent an adapted vehicle for your specialized needs.

Support categories

Each support category contains a number of services that you can choose from to help achieve your goals. You can use your budget for any of services within that support category, but you are unable to use this budget for services within another support category. In some cases, you may be approved for a specific support (rather than a category). In this case, you will need to use your budget for this specific service only.

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