Last month the Summer Foundation’s sister organisation, Summer Housing, launched a new guide especially for builders and developers of specialist disability housing.
When talking about keeping young people out of nursing homes, it’s important to understand the how young people end up in nursing homes in the first place.
On Christmas Eve two years ago Deb Huissman went from thinking about what she was cooking for Christmas dinner to being in ICU, in an induced coma with her organs shutting down.
In October, the Productivity Commission released its report into the rollout and costs to date of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
One of the biggest changes under the National Disability Insurance Scheme is that participants are able to separate their housing from their support.
We had a fantastic turnout this year for the Summer Foundation’s Annual Public Forum on 19 October at the NAB Arena in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct.
The launch of The Housing Hub pilot website in August was a great success and the site is continuing to go from strength to strength.
If you have a disability, inappropriate housing can make life difficult. It can stop you participating in work or study; it can stop you participating in your community. For people who aren’t happy with where they live, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) may be an opportunity to look for more suitable housing.