Tag Archives: Disability

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Under nutrition in the preschool years is associated with hearing impairment later in life, a study suggests. Hearing loss is the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, and an estimated 80 % of affected individuals live in low- and middle-income countries. The study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, analysed the relationship between the Read More

Lifestyle Solutions: Disability service provider being monitored in NSW amid management concerns

The New South Wales Ombudsman’s office says it is keeping a close eye on national disability service provider Lifestyle Solutions. Key points: A senior supervisor with Lifestyle Solutions in NSW was convicted of fraud in 2015 The disability service provider is accused of having poor oversight NSW Ombudsman’s office advised by Lifestyle Solutions it has developed an “action plan” It Read More