Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

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

Details

Number of Bedrooms for Rent: 1 Total Number of Bedrooms: 5 Number of Bathrooms: 2

Features

Wheelchair accessible

Tenants

Other Tenants: 4 Age of tenants: 43 - 63 Gender of tenants: All current residents are male Age of applicants: Open to Adults

Support

Disability Support: YES (Overnight) Support Provider: Possability

The house currently offers support seven days a week with a sleepover support model at night.
The support service provider for this house is Possability.

Description

Where is this house?

  • The house is located in Ararat and sits on a large block. 
  • It is close to a bus stop and is less than two kilometres from Ararat's city centre.

About this house

  • The house features five bedrooms, two bathrooms and has an an open plan kitchen, living and dining area.
  • The house has an undercover outdoor area and a large backyard for residents to enjoy. 
  • The current residents enjoy looking after chickens and birds that live in the backyard. 

Accessibility

  • The house is wheelchair accessible however, does not have hoists for manual handling needs.
  • The SDA design category for this house is Fully Accessible.

About the vacant room

  • The room on offer can accommodate a double bed, a tall boy and has built in robes. 
  • The room is not large enough for a wheelchair. 

Who lives in this house?

  • The current residents are all male. 
  • The residents are encouraged to participate in house decision making. 
  • The current residents have lived together for many years and look forward in welcoming a new person to share their home.

Support

  • Staff support is currently provided by Possability. 
  • The house currently offers support seven days per week and staffed overnight (sleepover model).

Things you need to know

  • The applicant must be 18 years 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 Fully Accessible.   

Further information

  • Please contact the West Division Vacancy Coordination Team on westvct@dhhs.vic.gov.au if you would like further information on this property.