October 30, 2004

GuestAbility - Signposts to Inclusive Accommodation

Ann O'Brien of the Independent Living Centre of Western Australia presented the study "GuestAbility - Signposts to accommodating people of all ages and abilities" at the NICAN Conference on travel and disability in Perth. This unique resource for the travel and hospitality industry is now available as a .pdf online at:

http://www.ilc.com.au/index.php?c=17

or you may click here.

From the website --

BRIEF ORGANISATION OVERVIEW

The Independent Living Centre of WA Inc (ILC) was formally established in 1978 and since that time has been providing information, training and consultancy services related to equipment, for people with disabilities and the elderly. Service provision to clients is directed at maintaining function, safety and independence in all areas of daily living. The client group is diverse and includes people of all ages with physical, sensory and cognitive disabilities, frail and well elderly persons, carers, health professionals, educators, service organisations and health care providers, architects and builders, local government authorities and Sate and Federal Government authorities.

The primary objective of ILC is to:
Enable independent living and enhanced participation in life activities for aged people and people with disabilities in the Western Australian community.

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