Have you recently completed a course on disability support or are you thinking about enrolling? Working in the disability services sector is an extremely rewarding job as you make a difference to people’s lives. There are a number of disability courses that provide you with everything you need to know about creating a supportive and […]
When it comes to disability services and caring for people of all abilities, balancing dignity of risk and duty of care can be challenging. At first glance, it may seem as though these two philosophies are at odds with each other, making it difficult to achieve both successfully at the same time. However, the two […]
At Lifeplan, we focus on fulfilling a person’s needs beyond their disability so they can lead the life they want. To deliver our disability services with high-quality support and care, we have adopted a person centred approach. It allows us to be accessible and responsive, so we can consistently meet the diverse needs of those […]
Disability sports and recreation activities are increasingly becoming a powerful tool for positive change in our society and there are more options available, just like other disability services. Sports and recreation present an opportunity for all people to improve not just their physical health, but also mental well-being, providing immediate and long-term health benefits. Sports […]
If you’re Australian and have a permanent and significant disability, you may be wondering what the NDIS means in dollar terms. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an Australian initiative to support people with disabilities, their families and carers.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) estimates that as many as 1 in 70 individuals in the country is on the autism spectrum. If you are a parent or caregiver for someone with autism or if you are on the autism spectrum yourself, you know that living with autism day-to-day provides a lot of strengths, and also some […]
An intellectual disability presents unique challenges. However, with the right support, these challenges can be managed. It’s important to remember that an individual with such a disability can live a productive life, live independently and be a productive, employed member of society.
The end of the school year is an exciting time for graduate school leavers, whether they are Year 10, 11 or 12. It can also be a challenging time, with many options available for school leavers, and various career paths for them to consider. As a parent or carer, its important you help your new […]
Smartphones are immensely popular with people all over the world, and developers have started to pay attention to the needs of different groups of people with unique requirements, including people with disabilities. There are a range of apps being designed and released to help make everyday life easier. Here at Lifeplan, we want to help […]
Here at Lifeplan, we take a completely tailored approach to your disability and mental health support needs. We have over 20 years’ experience in the industry, and partner with several organisations, to ensure our Perth based customers receive the right supports, to allow them to live their lives, the way they want to.