A new type of transitional housing funding was announced in December. Medium Term Accommodation (MTA) funding is intended to support NDIS participants while they wait for their permanent home to be ready.
The Summer Foundation works hard to develop and regularly update resources and information for people with disabilities to get the right housing and supports when they need it. We understand finding the right information exactly when you need can be tricky, so we are making changes to our website to make this easier.
The Summer Foundation are completing a study to better understand the experiences and outcomes of young people living in aged care who are participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
It’s not too late for you or a family member to tell the Aged Care Royal Commission your story about being a younger person living in aged care.
The commission is accepting public submissions until the end of April.
We are running a study to investigate the role of support coordinators and how they can effectively assist people with disability and complex needs who are enrolled in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The Summer Foundation has again partnered with Social Ventures Australia to undertake a survey of how much and what types of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) development is being planned and built around Australia.
There has been an 11 per cent reduction in the number of people under 65 in residential aged care, the Minister for the NDIS Stuart Robert said.
The recently announced Australian Government initiatives and the Aged Care Royal Commission’s interim report highlighted the lack of data available around young people in aged care. The Summer Foundation has been working to address this for a long time.
Individual Living Options (ILO) are living arrangements that focus on the individual. They include living alone, co-residency, host arrangements and living together options. They are an alternative to group home services.