Home and Living Supports

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Supported Independent Living

Let’s help you find your new forever home!

With Supported Independent Living (SIL), you have the power to shape your own life while receiving the support you need. It's about living in your own home and making decisions that matter to you.

While living in SIL, our support workers can assist you with personal care such as: Showering and dressing, cleaning, laundry, cooking and meal preps, going to appointments, social outings, taking medication, learning to catch public transport, going to work, learning a new hobby, managing household responsibilities.

We currently have SIL vacancies in various suburbs across Sydney, please contact us to see your new forever home.

Frequently Asked Questions

SIL is tailored to your specific needs, enabling you to manage daily life with confidence. Our team is here to assist you with tasks like cooking, cleaning, personal care, and household responsibilities, empowering you to maintain your independence.

You can access a range of support services based on your requirements. These services may include:

  • Personal care like showering and dressing
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Going to appointments
  • Social outings
  • Taking medication
  • Learning to catch public transport
  • Going to work
  • Learning a new hobby
  • Managing household responsibilities

Absolutely! We will work closely with you to find a suitable living arrangement that aligns with your preferences and ensures your comfort and well-being.

Yes! We have staff available to support you at our SIL homes, we will work with you and your specific plan to determine the appropriate level of support and staffing arrangements.

At Hope Ability Services (HAS), we value your input and actively involve you in decision-making processes related to your living arrangements and the support services you receive. We go through an intensive intake process to ensure that all your needs are met.

You are absolutely welcome to have visitors and invite friends over to your SIL home at HAS. We encourage socialization and maintaining connections with others as an important aspect of independent living.

Safety and security are a top priority at HAS. We have implemented safety measures, including external security camera features and emergency response protocols, to ensure your well-being within your SIL home.

Your involvement in decision-making is highly valued at HAS. We encourage open communication and collaboration, allowing you to actively participate in discussions and express your preferences regarding your living arrangements, support services, and any other decisions that affect your life.

Respite or STA

We understand the importance of taking breaks and having time for yourself, and that's why we offer respite services specifically designed for you. Our Respite services are here to provide you with a temporary break from your daily routine, allowing you to relax and have fun in a safe and supportive environment.

During your respite stay, our trained and caring staff will be there to support you. They can assist with personal care, engage in recreational activities, and provide companionship based on your preferences and interests. Whether you want to participate in fun activities, explore new hobbies, or simply relax and unwind, our team is here to ensure you have a memorable and enjoyable respite experience.

We have a range of respite accommodations available, contact us today and our team can help you find the one that best suits your needs and preferences.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our respite accommodations are located in various areas across Sydney. you can send us an email to find out what areas we have available for respite.

Our respite accommodations are designed to provide comfort and convenience. They include accessible bedrooms, common areas for socializing and recreation, fully equipped bathrooms, and well-maintained living spaces. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where you can feel at home during your respite stay.

The duration of your stay in respite accommodation can vary based on your needs and preferences. We offer flexible options ranging from overnight stays up to 14 days at a time.

We offer a range of activities tailored to your interests, including outings, video games, play centres, arts and crafts, and social events. Our goal is to ensure that your respite stay is enjoyable and fulfilling.

To access our respite accommodation services, you can contact Hope Ability Services directly. We will guide you through the process, including discussing your needs, availability, and preferences.

Yes, our respite accommodations are equipped with various accessibility equipment’s like bathing aids, walking frames, bed levers, toilet frames, hoists to support various needs and medical requirements. Our staff members are trained to any specific needs outlined in your care plan. We strive to ensure your safety, well-being, and comfort throughout your respite stay.

Absolutely! We encourage you to bring personal items and belongings that will make your stay more comfortable and familiar. This can include clothing, bedding, personal care items, or any other items that are important to you or specific to your care.

Yes, our respite accommodations provide opportunities for socialization and interaction with other individuals. We organize group activities and outings where you can meet and connect with others who are also staying in our accommodations. It's a chance to make new friends and enjoy a supportive community environment.

To request respite accommodation and plan your stay, you can contact our team at Hope Ability Services. We will guide you through the process, discuss your needs, and provide information on availability and booking procedures. We're here to assist you in creating a respite experience that meets your needs and preferences.

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Medium-Term Accommodation

Medium-term accommodation (MTA) is a temporary housing solution provided by the NDIS. It offers you a place to live if you are unable to move into your long-term home because your disability supports are not yet ready. To be eligible, you need to have a future home to move into and require temporary accommodation for a period of up to 90 days. MTA ensures that you have a safe and suitable place to stay during this transitional period.

If you have any further questions or want to learn more, please feel free to reach out to us directly. We are here to support you on your NDIS journey.

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