Please be aware that LifeTec is no longer providing a dedicated assistive technology equipment display or SMART home demonstrator. For more information contact 1300 543 383
Level one, Newmarket Village
400 Newmarket Road
Po Box 3241
NEWMARKET QLD 4051
Shop G-3A, Domain Central
103 Duckworth Street
Po Box 8280
TOWNSVILLE QLD 4814
Our services include:
LifeTec has a team of health professionals that can provide assistive technology(AT) services to meet your needs. With Consumer Directed Care (CDC) such as NDIS and My Aged Care now available, people will be able to choose where and how they want to invest their funding support. This includes funding for AT. This type of person-centred care is designed to encourage people to make their own choices about the support they need to live their potential. Our aim is to enable people of all ages and abilities to actively engage in home, work, school and community life.We can provide these services at our offices, your home, workplace, school, or any other location at any time. Telehealth (video consultations) are also available.
Assistive technology assessment & trial
Our experienced health professionals can offer a range of services that will get you the assistive technology that you need. We also have a range of specialised services such and provide assessments and trial for:
- Assistive technology needs assessment
- Customised equipment
- Mobility (scooters, wheelchairs & wheeled mobility)
- Low vision & hearing impairment
- Environmental control
- Recreation, leisure & sport
- Computer access
- Seating, sleeping & body support
- Lifting & transferring people
Augmentative and alternative communication
Do you require a communication solution?
We can support you to get the right communication device for your needs.
LifeTec’s speech pathologists are highly trained on the assessment, trial and training of augmentative and alternative communication systems. People with complex communication may benefit from our comprehensive AAC assessment to fully understand their AAC requirements. Our speech pathologist works with you through our assistive technology IMAGINE SEEK CHOOSE LIVE pathway to ensure your getting the most appropriate AAC solutions.
Complex home modification
Do you require home modifications to live independently in your home?
LifeTec has a team of occupational therapists that specialise in assessment and coordination of home modifications. We can work with you to maximise your independence and safety in your own home by making changes to the structure, layout or fittings of buildings. We can provide both minor and major modifications
Are you vision impairment or have limited vision?
Many assistive technologies are becoming widely available to assist people with low vision or vision impairment to maintain their independence and safety in the home, workplace and the community.
Need modifications or customisations to your vehicle?
Vehicle modifications may be considered for a range of reasons to allow a person with a disability to drive safely and stow their mobility aids. Vehicle modifications may also be required to allow a person to travel seated in a wheelchair and reduce the risk of injury during transfers. It’s also possible to review vehicle ergonomics, transfers, and seating for an easier and more comfortable travel experience. We can assess and advise vehicle modifications that will support you to reach your goals in accessing the community.
Is economic participation one of your goals?
We offer Assistive Technology (AT) services to identify the most suitable AT (aids and products) to improve productivity in the workplace. Our range of assistive technology services address challenges that a person might be living with.
We are registered providers under the following funding schemes in which you may be eligible for:
- MAC (My Aged Care) - https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/
- Medicare - https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/medicare/
- NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) - https://www.ndis.gov.au/
- NIISQ (National Injury Insurance Scheme) - https://niis.qld.gov.au/