Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) registered as design category ‘Basic’
This villa located in a lively street, close to public transport, shops, cafes, public hospital and medical services.
It's a private and modern 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom unit, part of a villa and located in the St Marys area.
This property offers shared independent living spaces with 24/7 support and transport. It is situated close to town for easy community access.
This unique opportunity would suit someone who is independent or semi-independent and is able to live in their own self-contained villa.
One vacant bedroom with built-in-wardrobe, separate kitchen, air conditioning, bathroom with a combined lounge, dining room and a small private courtard.
Spacious, purpose-built 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom unit. The bedroom is well-sized with built-in wardrobe. The communal area in the villa is a welcoming, open plan design that contains a self-contained kitchen, living area and lounge room.
The unit has access to a secure and communal backyard with an entertainment area. There is also a joint common room for all the residents to spend time together, if they wish.
Transport is available for support accessing the local community.
This independent home is suited to a person who would love to join the existing five male tenants, aged in their late 30s to early 60s.
Living in this home means enjoying personal activities outside while having the option to join other residents in shared spaces. Our staff assist residents in pursuing their passions, such as cooking, fishing, creating art, gardening, and more. From building vegetable gardens to making jam and baking, our team supports residents in activities they love. They also help improve skills like reading, writing, and exploring diverse interests like manga, ancient Egypt, rocks, and collectables. Additionally, our staff provide guidance in travel planning for independent interstate trips, ensuring everyone's interests are nurtured and encouraged.
St. Mary's offers easy living with a five-minute walk to local shops featuring a chemist, corner store, bakery, café, and a doctor's clinic. The main town centre, also within walking distance, provides major banks, restaurants, cafés, and hairdressers. Buses and the local train station nearby ensure convenient transportation.
Easy access in and out of the property. Villa is fully accessible to wheelchairs and suited to someone who is fully or semi independent.
Current support model
At Life Without Barriers, our commitment to the principles of 'Active Support' ensures residents lead engaging and meaningful lives. Our dedicated staff work hard to improve the well-being of those we support, aiming to bring joy and fulfilment to their lives.
We provide round-the-clock care with staff trained in First Aid and medication administration. Regular safety checks are carried out for households and vehicles. Emphasising a healthy lifestyle, we focus on fresh, unprocessed foods. Our staff collaborates with housemates, preparing delicious meals together.
The team are skilled in:
• Supporting people with significant mental health needs.
• Behaviour support expertise.
• Handling complex medication administration.
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 Supported Independent Living and Specialist Disability Accommodation NDIS funding.
You have the financial means to pay rent and utilities and are prepared to sign (or for a representative to sign) an accommodation agreement.