Why your SDA might be a Class 3 and not a Class 1a or 1b

Specialist Disability Accommodation Fire

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is setting new standards within the building industry, paving the way for the development of homes rather than institutions for people with a disability. However, this has created some ambiguity over when a home registered as an SDA no longer fits the model of a ‘Typical home’ under the Building Code of Australia. The Building Code of Australia (BCA) is a technical building document adopted Australia wide which categorises how a building use shall be designed/constructed to safeguard health, safety and amenity of all occupants. These uses are defined as ‘Building Classifications’ and include;   Class....

Assistive technology ready & home automation for Specialist Disability Accommodation

Home Automation for Specialist Disability Accommodation

Independent Living Made Easy Assisted living technology is enabling people with disabilities to live fuller and more rewarding independent lives. New home automation technology maximises the ability of those with disabilities to live independently by enabling control of their home through smart devices and voice control. The technology is seamless in its simplicity of use and is designed for use by people with disabilities in mind.  There are endless scenarios where smart home technology can help everyday living... Building Specialist Disability Accommodation that is Assistive technology ready with home automation allows users to live with a level of independence that....

Fitness Rehabilitation Equipment funded under the NDIS

It’s rare to find a piece of equipment that combines functionality and good design into the one product. For many years fitness & rehabilitation equipment has taken the functionality route over design. And then came the Access Xpress. The ultimate good design and functional hybrid. The Access Xpress has been designed with the end users in mind and caters for all fitness levels and physical abilities. It’s a flagship piece of fitness equipment that allows both able-bodied and wheelchair users to gain the most of the endless possibilities of exercise movements available from the patented adjustable arms and additional cable....


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