Tag: complex needs


Disability housing and support for younger people with very high and complex care needs: Closing the gap through the NDIS

Luke Bo’sher, Head of Policy and Strategy, Summer Foundation will be speaking at the upcoming 2017 Younger People with Very High and Complex Care Needs Conference. At Informa Insights, we spoke to Luke about his work, current projects and presentation agenda prior to the conference.   Q: You are the currently the Head of Policy and Strategy…

18 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights


How Technology can Assist People with an ABI to Increase their Motivation, Function, Cognitive Abilities & Upper Limb Movement

Vicki Abraham has been in private practice for 16 years and Abraham OT Services P/L (AOTS) has 5 OT’s providing OT services to people with varying conditions. Vicki’s clinic focuses on the use of robotic /computer based therapy devices and CI Therapy due to the need for Neurological Upper Limb Rehab within the community setting…

1 Nov 2016, by Informa Insights


Enabling life at full potential

An estimated 3500 people under the age of 60 currently live in nursing homes in Australia. These facilities are not suited to cater to the needs of younger people and often prevent them to unfold to their full potential. The Summer Foundation has been committed to resolving the issue of young people living in nursing…

3 Jun 2013, by Informa Insights


Supporting the decision making process for people with intellectual disability

The needs of young people with very high and complex care needs have been identified as a priority group for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), with recent legislation being passed to ensure people have a greater level of care and support.To maximise the potential benefit of forthcoming funds, it’s essential to fully understand the…

5 May 2013, by Informa Insights