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What is Supported Independent Living?
Supported Independent Living is a way for people living with disabilities to grow and feel like part of their community by helping them to live as independently as possible.
Activities such as cooking a meal or getting themselves ready for the day can have immense benefits for those with a disability in terms of self-worth, pride and a feeling of being part of the community.
Living arrangements can vary according to the needs of the supported person. If they have high care needs, they may live in a home with just their carer. Or, a carer may look after a group of supported individuals who live in a shared home. Individuals are empowered, through the initial recognition of their strengths, to agreed strategies, for each to reach their goals / aspirations. Our support service delivery is underpinned by the NDIS standards, and very much person centred to each individual.
In some circumstances, small groups of people with similar needs and/or of similar age are able to live in shared accommodation with a carer to look after their needs.
Choosing another living arrangement
If you would like to explore your options of transitioning into a different long term living arrangement we can assist you in this process. We can provide additional assistance by building capacity in skills sets to use in a Supported Independent Living arrangement or another specific arrangement you may choose.