Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

SDA Registered: YES Building Class: Existing Building Building Type: Group home Design Category: Basic

Details

Number of Bedrooms for Rent: 3 Total Number of Bedrooms: 6 Number of Bathrooms: 2

Tenants

Other Tenants: 3 Gender of tenants: The current residents are all male. Age of applicants: Open to Adults

Support

Disability Support: YES (Other) Support Provider: Aruma

This house currently offers staff support seven days a week with a sleepover support model at night.
The current support service provider for this property is Aruma.

Description

Where is this house?

  • The house is located in the northern Melbourne suburb of Reservoir.
  • The property is only a ten-minute walk to Ruthven train station. 
  • Local shops, including a café, milk bar and post office, are all a convenient five-minute walk away. 
  • Residents can also access reserves and a variety of sporting grounds that are nearby.

About this property

  • The house comprises six bedrooms. Three are currently vacant. 
  • There is also a large open plan kitchen, two dining areas and two living areas. 
  • A spacious undercover outdoor area and luscious gardens are available for residents to enjoy. 

Accessibility

  • The house is wheelchair accessible with wide hallways and doorways.
  • There is a ceiling hoist in the main bathroom.
  • The house design category is Basic.  

About the vacant rooms

  • The single vacant room at the rear of the setting has a large window and is approximately three metres squared. The room has a built-in robe. 
  • The two vacant rooms at the front of the setting are wheelchair accessible and have ceiling track hoists fitted. 

Who lives in this house? 

  • The current residents in the house are aged between 57 and 74 and are all male. 
  • The residents are friendly and are actively involved in household decision making and activities in the local community. 
  • They also enjoy their own space and privacy.

Support 

  • This house currently offers staff support seven days a week with a sleepover support model at night.
  • The current support service provider for this property is Aruma.

Things the applicant needs to know

  • The applicant must be 18 years old or over.
  • This is an enrolled Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) property. Therefore, the applicant would need to be eligible for the appropriate SDA level of funding in the applicant’s NDIS plan.
  • The applicant will need to be able to pay rent and utilities.
  • The applicant or their important person will need to establish a Residential Agreement.
  • The SDA building type for this house is Group Home.
  • The SDA design category is Basic.

Further information 

  • Please contact the North Division Vacancy Coordination Team on northvct@dhhs.vic.gov.au if you would like further information on this vacancy.