Read a detailed account of a lengthy, stressful and frustrating search for disability friendly, accessible housing.
Her case highlights once again the drastic shortage of accessible housing across the country. Disabled people have been left “demoralised and frustrated” by the housing system and faced a “chronic shortage” of accessible homes.
Discussion of some great options being used by aged care recipients to help them live in the community and stay at home.
Funding for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to support 28,000 people, 6% of all NDIS participants.
An accessible home is a home like any other, and requires attention to style, design, comfort and function like all houses.
Investment in a greater range of meaningful services for this group is vital to ensure that they are less likely to have problems with employment and in finding sustainable accommodation.
The NDIA / NDIS has released its next important discussion paper on disability housing under the NDIS including who will pay for what and how many specialist disability housing places will be created.
The government has finally agreed to bring into force long-awaited laws that will impose a duty on landlords to allow disabled tenants to make access improvements to the hallways, staircases and entrances of residential properties.
An example of an innovative disability housing solution that provides a sustainable and affordable housing solution.
Watch and listen to Paul tell you about his great life and how he has achieved independence through supported independent living in his own home.