The Spine & Limb Foundation (Inc.) is dedicated to supporting people with spinal cord paralysis, sustained through injury or disease, and those with traumatic and genetic limb loss. The Foundation also assists persons who are aging.
The Foundation provides rehabilitation assistance to patients moving back into the community following discharge from hospital. It also provides support, information, advice and advocacy services to enable people with a range of disabilities to participate in community life.
The Foundation was created in 2012 from an amalgamation of the Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Association of WA (Inc.), founded in 1955, and the Civilian Maimed and Limbless Association of Western Australia (Inc.), founded in 1945. The Foundation combines the strengths and expertise of both former associations to meet the needs of people with a disability in Western Australia.
To enrich the lives of people living with a disability and elders within the Western Australian community, by providing contemporary and holistic services.
To be a leading provider of consumer directed aged care and disability services in our community.
In all activities we are guided and supported by these fundamental values:
- Respect - Treating all individuals with deference and consideration.
- Inclusion - Promoting community involvement and increasing independence through tailored support structures.
- Diversity - Embracing uniqueness through active engagement with all individuals, regardless of culture, ethnicity, gender, age or disability.
- Integrity - Remaining accountable and taking responsibility for our actions.
- Dedication - A commitment to enhancing the quality of life for elders and people with disabilities.
- Development - Evolving and adapting services through open communication and engagement, responsive to the dynamic needs of individuals.
- Safety - Acknowledging the critical importance of safety, with a focus on awareness and prevention.