Disability housing is an option for those living with a disability who may require more extensive, round the clock care. It includes adults, children & teenagers living with disabilities. Its primary purpose is to provide safer, better, and more independent lives to the disabled or the aging. It includes both short- and medium-term accommodation plans made to suit the needs of your loved ones.
Choosing the best disability housing takes time and research as there is a wide range of options available. The right choice will depend on several factors, including personal needs and preferences, expenses, and support needs. This guide helps you pick the best disability housing option by outlining what’s available for you, which includes Short-Term Accommodation, Supported Independent Living, and Supported Disability Accommodation.
Short-term Accommodation (Respite Care)
Previously known as respite care, short-term accommodation is a housing plan where a senior or NDIS Participant can take a short stay away from their usual home. It covers the cost of care in another place for up to 14 days. It gives your aging or disabled loved ones a chance to make friends, try new things, and gain new skills. What’s more, short-term accommodation provides the family members or caregivers a much-needed short break from their daily caring role.
With short-term accommodation, your loved ones receive support from qualified and friendly staff. They also enjoy a wide range of activities in a supportive and safe environment, including:
✔️24/7 support during respite period
✔️Friendly support teams
Supported Independent Living (SIL)
SIL is a NDIS funding initiative that aims to provide support to people living with disabilities and help them lead independent lives. It’s help or supervision with daily tasks that allows those living with disabilities to live independently while still building their skills.
With SIL, your loved one can live alone or with other like-minded people. They will also receive support with everyday tasks like cooking, cleaning, and personal care.
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
SDA is a housing option that allows individuals with very high support needs or extreme functional impairment to get the support they need to lead everyday lives. It has accessible features required to help residents have better access to support in their homes and live more independently.
Specialist disability accommodation is individualised support, meaning it funds the modifications needed to make a home suitable for the needs of your aging or disabled loved one.
Important: SDA only caters to disabled individuals that need specialist housing solutions.
Disability Housing with OSAN Ability
If you are looking for NDIS approved, well-equipped accommodation, OSAN Ability Assist offers only the best for our participants. Here, you’ll find the best temporary or long-term home for your loved ones. We provide short-term housing, supported independent living, and specialist disability accommodation to our clients to ensure they can live independently. To find out more, please reach out to us on 1300 799 941.