OUR Projects

NDIS

Aged Care Project

The Summer Foundation has been funded to work with the aged care sector across Australia to improve outcomes for NDIS participants.
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HOUSING

Tenancy Matching Project

The Summer Foundation’s Tenancy Matching Service (TMS) launched in 2017 to help SDA providers identify potential tenants.
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Separating Housing and Support Toolkit

This toolkit helps organisations separate their housing and support options by providing information and understanding as to why separation is important.
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Housing Demand Study

A national study of the demand for specialist disability accommodation so investors understand the type of housing needed and where.
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The Housing Hub

A new website launched in 2017 which connects people with disability to accessible housing vacancies and provides a library of resources to help NDIS participants achieve greater independence. Visit thehousinghub.org.au
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Shared equity product

We are working with financial institutions to understand how SDA payments can be used as a revenue stream for people with disability to own their own property.
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COMMUNITY AND PRIMARY HEALTH

Participant Led Videos

We are developing a series of videos featuring people with disabilities, to help train health care and support workers about the complex needs of people with disability.
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PATHWAYS HOME

Redesigning the hospital–NDIS pathway

The Summer Foundation, with two regional hospitals and the NDIS, is testing new hospital discharge approaches to improve the pathways back to the community.
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NDIS readiness for hospitals

We are working with NDIS participants and hospital discharge professionals to better understand what happens when people’s needs suddenly change and develop a rapid response practice model.
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Hospital discharge readiness

We are drawing on case studies, research and experience to promote good practice around the long-term care and discharge of people with complex support needs and share knowledge to local health networks to build capacity.
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