Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) registered as design category ‘Improved Liveability’.
This modern, three-bedroom home is situated in a rural like setting, 15 kilometres north-east of Melbourne CBD in the quiet town of Bundoora.
Nicely enclosed and secure behind fencing, this low maintenance home includes an outdoor undercover patio which can be used for BBQs or relaxing with families and friends.
This property offers shared independent living with 24/7 support.
We are seeking two female tenants for this ideally situated property. It is important that the new housemates prefer a quiet environment with routine and structure in their daily lives.
Two vacant rooms with built in wardrobes, ducted heating and cooling.
This three-bedroom duplex is adjoined, via a locked hallway to another three-bedroom duplex, and share the outdoor space and facilities:
• 3 bedrooms inclusive of built-in wardrobes and windows overlooking the garden.
• Functional, fully equipped kitchen with plenty of bench space and storage.
• Open plan living space with combined kitchen and dining room.
• One accessible bathroom with grab rails and stepless shower. Additional toilet with hand basin.
• Internal laundry with washer and dryer.
• Large, well-maintained yard with undercover BBQ and entertainment area.
There is currently one female resident in the duplex, aged in her 50s.
Interests: The current resident participates in regular activities such as swimming and painting. They also engage in one-on-one outings in their local community and socialize with family and friends. Additionally, they attend a day program from Monday to Friday and take part in individual community activities.
There is easy access to freeways, train stations and buses, while reputable schools, shops, eateries, playgrounds, and lush parks and reserves are nearby. Approximately 15 minute drive to Northern Hospital Epping and 5 minute drive to Bundoora Health Centre.
This duplex has been designed to improve ‘Liveability’ by incorporating a reasonable level of physical access and enhanced provision for people with sensory, intellectual, or cognitive impairment.
There is level entry to the duplex and for access into the backyard.
Current support model
The house is staffed seven days a week with an Active Night overnight model of care.
All staff are trained in epilepsy management, positive behaviour support and dual disability.
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 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.