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You’re In Control LifeTec’s team of occupational therapists and speech pathologists work together to help consumers improve their quality of life. LifeTec works with people of all ages and abilities through an evidence-informed pathway, ‘Imagine, Seek, Choose, Live’, which is simple, structured and individualised to place clients in control of their own solutions. “Our health professionals assist our clients to ‘imagine’ the possibilities, ‘seek’ information and advice, ‘choose’ the best option and ‘live’ successfully with their assistive technology, home modifications or communication device,” says LifeTec occupational therapist Stephanie Baldwin.

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One particular consumer, who lives in Central Queensland and has Motor Neuron Disease, has been able to maintain her independence through major bathroom modifications, provision of a power drive wheelchair and implementation of an eye-gaze communication system. This has enabled her to continue living in her own home with her husband while still having a means of independent mobility and a method of communicating with family, friends and carers. “At LifeTec, we have a large team of occupational therapists who specialise in providing education, assessment and prescription of assistive technology to improve, increase and maintain the functional capabilities of people with complex needs,” Stephanie says. “We also have a specialist group who conduct home modification assessments to assist people with disabilities to maximise their independence and safety within their home. And our team of speech pathologists are highly trained on the assessment, trial and training of augmentative and alternative communication systems.” LifeTec has two offices, located in Townsville and Brisbane, and provides outreach services to all of Queensland.

LifeTec’s health professionals can assist you on your assistive technology (AT) journey to help you achieve your goals and aspirations. We offer assessments for: Assistive Technology (AT) Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Complex Home Modifications (CHM) To start your journey, contact LifeTec on 07 4759 5600 for an “Imagine and Seek” appointment to explore your possibilities.

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