Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) registered as design category ‘Fully Accessible’ in Watsonia.
Spacious, open plan single-story home with two living spaces and large, picturesque windows offering plenty of natural light.
An undercover patio with a wraparound rear yard, and a beautifully maintained garden, offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation.
The current residents would prefer applicants to be in a similar age group and of a quieter and easy-going disposition.
There are three bedrooms available at this property. All three rooms have been recently renovated with a lick of fresh paint, new flooring and have built in wardrobes, heating and cooling. One of the bedrooms has a ceiling hoist.
This modern home features:
• Five bedrooms inclusive of built-in wardrobes
• Fully-equipped kitchen with plenty of bench space
• Two bathrooms, one with a stepless shower and grab rails. Second bathroom features a ceiling hoist, grab rails and an Arjo bath. There is also a separate, fully accessible toilet towards the front of the home.
• Open plan lounge & dining and second living room
• Internal laundry with washer and dryer
• Lovely, well-maintained backyard with an undercover patio
The current residents in the home are a male. The age range of residents is 50s to 60s. The current residents are friendly and social but also enjoy time alone in their own rooms.
Hobbies include an interest in trucks and cars, puzzles and playdough and going out into the community to places of interest. Day activities include attending Day Program and Community Participation.
Convenient central location to Greensborough and Bundoora shopping centres, public transport, and local shops within walking distance.
Fully accessible home with wide door frames throughout and wide external pathways.
Current support model
The house is staffed seven days a week with an Active Night overnight support.
Support staff are trained in supporting residents with complex medical needs, Epilepsy management, manual handling, Diabetes management, Dysphasia support and Positive Behaviour Support.
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 ‘Fully Accessible’
The property is owned by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing with staff support provided by Life Without Barriers