Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) registered as design category ‘Fully Accessible’
Spacious, well-maintained 5-bedroom home in a quiet location in the suburb of Bundoora, in North-Eastern Melbourne.
The home features great indoor and outdoor shared spaces, including multiple living areas and an open-plan design, with large picture windows offering plenty of natural light.
Nicely enclosed and secure behind fencing, this low-maintenance home includes a charming undercover patio with seating overlooking a lush, well-maintained rear garden.
We are currently seeking one easy-going, social female tenant to join an all-female household aged in their 60s – 70s.
One vacant room with built-in wardrobes, heating and cooling. The room overlooks the front yard and features two large windows for more natural lighting. There is no ceiling hoist in the vacant bedroom at this time.
This beautiful home features:
• Five bedrooms inclusive of built-in wardrobes, central cooling and heating throughout.
• Undercover patio with seating overlooking a large, well-maintained backyard.
• Modern kitchen overlooking the open plan dining and lounge room, with a second living area.
• Two fully accessible bathrooms with grab rails, stepless shower, hoist and arjo bath.
• Ramp access for ease of entering and exiting the home.
• Internal laundry with washer and dryer.
Four (4) long-term female housemates aged in their 60s to 70s.
Interests: The tenants are very social and enjoy being out and about in the community. Hobbies include arts and crafts such as beading, cutting and colouring. For relaxation, they enjoy watching television/movies and catching up with family and friends.
The house is located in a quiet location in the suburb of Bundoora, in North-Eastern Melbourne.
Public transport is serviced by the number 86 tram line and numerous bus services along Plenty Road, a short distance away. Watsonia train station is approximately 10-minute commute from home.
The University Hill Shopping Centre, with numerous fashion and dining options, is only a short walk away. The shopping centre also comprises medical services.
Northern Hospital Epping is six kilometres away.
RMIT Sports Centre for gym and aquatic activities and Village Cinemas Plenty Valley are within a 10-minute drive for ease of access to leisure activities
This property is fully wheelchair accessible. Both bathrooms have fully accessible features.
Current support model
Rostered 24/7 care. Active night support.
All staff are trained in epilepsy management, positive behaviour support, dual disability, personal care, and medication administration. 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: Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) registered as design category ‘Fully Accessible’. The house is owned by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing and staff support is provided by Life Without Barriers.
Vacancy code: VAC-000191