Top 10 FAQs about Supported Independent Living

There are frequently a lot of questions you might look to ask when you are looking for an assisted independent living facility. These are the principal inquiries that potential clients and their families have when wanting to relocate to a SIL property..

1. What is Supported Independent Living?

One of the NDIS packages that persons with disabilities or high needs can receive to live independently or with a group of people is supported independent living (SIL). You can choose between living alone or with other disabled people in SIL, where you can get help with daily duties like cooking, cleaning, and personal care. Prior to the NDIS, you may have known the living options as group homes or disability accommodation, these terms all refer to accommodation that is supported by staff members on site for emergencies or available 24/7.

2. Who manages and works in Supported Living Services’s Supported Independent Living?

3. How much does Supported Independent Living cost?

At Supported Living Services Australia, we employ skilled staff members who have all undergone our needed training and are skilled in meeting the unique needs of each of our clients.

We can assist you every hour of every day, seven days a week, and our services include;

creating individualized programme plans that include objectives and aspirations

gaining access to social and leisure opportunities

Attending and scheduling appointments

correspondence in writing and assistance with filling out forms hands-on support for independence or household maintenance Tenant and lodging obligations

4. What is the maximum number of people I could live with?

Supported Living Services have a range of home sizes available in a variety of different locations across Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, the Hunter Valley and Central Coast. Our online vacancy listings will help you find the right home and occupants based on your individual needs.

5. Do I have to move in full-time at first?

Everyone’s individual needs are different. In order to ensure a smooth transition into your new home, we will discuss your current situation to determine the best transition status.

6.In Supported Independent Living, what happens if I get sick?

A support worker will be rostered on to help support your medical requirements at home if you fall ill, and they can also drive you to any necessary medical visits. They are experts with medical training who can help you with medical issues and advise you on whether you need additional medical care.

7. Can I still use the services I used before moving?

Supported Living Services can help facilitate with you and your current service providers e.g., doctors to make sure that you are attending as required, and your individual needs and personal goals are being met as per your outlines SIL plan.

8. Can my friends and family visit?

We sincerely hope you will welcome relatives and friends to visit you as frequently as you like in SIL. In order to ensure that you don't miss out on important family and personal occasions like holidays, parties, and outings, Supported Living Services also has the capacity to offer transportation.

9. Can you tell me where I can find shared homes for Supported Independent Living?

Supported Living Services has a range of home in varied locations in Newcastle, Hunter Valley and the Central Coast. Contact our team to find out if there is a home available in your desired location on 0478 574 837 in Newcastle and 02 4349 3700 on the Central Coast. Our current SIL vacancies can also be viewed online.

10. How can I make my new home my own?

In Newcastle, the Hunter Valley, and the Central Coast, Supported Living Services offers a variety of homes in different neighborhoods. To find out if a house is available in your ideal neighborhood, call our team at 0478 574 837 in Newcastle or 02 4349 3700 on the Central Coast. You can also check out our online job ads for SIL right now.

Where can I learn more about Supported Independent Living (SIL)?

We take great pride in providing more than just a residence. When you join us at Supported Living Services, we encourage you to live the best life, in a healthy and supported environment. You will be comfortable and cared for in our accommodation and houses. Our support packages are tailored to meet your individual needs, including helping you find your next home and applying for NDIS funding. Call Supported Living Services on 0478 574 837 in Newcastle and 02 4349 3700 on the Central Coast for more information.

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