Assistive Technology (or AT) is defined by the World Health Organisation as “any device or system that allows individuals to perform tasks they would otherwise be unable to do or increases the ease and safety with which tasks can be performed”. see: www.ndis.gov.au/providers/providing-at
Assistive Technology can include things such as:
- Household equipment e.g. equipment used for bathing, toileting, cooking and cleaning.
- Mobility equipment including wheelchairs and walking frames.
- Transfer Equipment including mobile hoists, ceiling hoists, and standers.
- Communication equipment.
- Sleep systems.
Here at TRS our friendly team of Occupational Therapists can provide expert advice and assessment to help you find the perfect assistive technology to suit your needs, improve your independence and promote better quality of life.
For additional information about assistive technology under the NDIS and what we can do to help you, please call 1800 0 REHAB (73422) or make a referral to one of our team by completing our online referral form
See also these additional links for more information on assistive technology under the NDIS: