Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), design category ‘Improved Liveability’ in Blackburn South, VIC.
There is a vacancy in one of two contemporary, open-plan units right next to each other, with a view of the shared backyard and covered outdoor patio. The roomy bedroom includes a built-in wardrobe, heating, cooling, and large window for plenty of natural light.
The current residents would prefer female applicants in a similar age group and of a quieter and easy-going disposition.
Unit 2: One, good sized room in with built in robe, TV, heating and cooling.
Each of these two, purpose built units feature:
• 2 bedrooms inclusive of built-in wardrobes, heating and cooling.
• Fully-equipped kitchen with plenty of bench space.
• Two accessible bathrooms, with stepless shower and grab rails.
• Open plan lounge, kitchen/dining area and second living space.
• Internal laundry with washer and dryer.
• Ramp access for ease of entering and exiting the home.
• Shared outdoor spaces with undercover patio.
The current residents, aged between 40 and 50, are self-sufficient in personal care and household chores. They lead an active lifestyle both at home and in the community, participating in day programs and spending time with friends and family. Their hobbies encompass dancing, swimming, gym workouts, knitting, dining out, shopping, and watching movies. The tenants appreciate a peaceful atmosphere with routine and structure in their daily lives.
Close to public transport, shopping centres, medical centre, hospital, parks and movie theatres.
A fully accessible home featuring spacious doorways, an open layout for easy movement, and ramp access for convenient entry and exit from outdoor spaces.
Current support model
Rostered 24/7 care. All staff have current First Aid and medication training. Regular household safety checks are conducted.
Factors to consider when applying
Life Without Barriers will conduct a screening and suitability assessment to ensure housemates are compatible.
You are aged 18 years or over.
You are eligible for, and able to secure, an appropriate level of NDIS Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding.
You have the financial means to pay rent and utilities and are prepared to sign (or for a representative to sign) a service and accommodation agreement.
SDA Relevant Information: Design category 'Improved Liveability'.
The property is owned by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing with staff support provided by Life Without Barriers.