for service providers

  • Housing for people with disability: evidence review of post occupancy evaluation instruments

    13/06/2018 Communications

    AHURI and the Summer Foundation (SF) have collaborated to review and analyse the available evidence on post-occupancy evaluation (POE). The aim of the evidence review is to inform a rigorous framework to evaluate the built design of housing projects... Read More

  • SDA Eligibility Criteria

    27/04/2018 Communications

    SDA is a costly support that will be provided to only a small number of NDIS participants, so the rules used to determine a participant’s eligibility are rigorously applied. Read More

  • Allied Health Housing Assessments

    26/04/2018 Communications

    The aim of this guide is to assist support coordinators and allied health professionals collaborate on Housing Plans for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. Housing Plans rely on appropriately framed allied health assessments and reports to support the... Read More

  • BREAKFAST CLUB LECTURE PODCAST SERIES

    23/04/2018 Communications

    Podcasts are available for the Summer Foundation Breakfast Club professional development lecture series on brain injury rehabilitation Read More

  • ndis readiness – a toolkit for hospitals

    19/04/2018 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has developed tailored resources for health practitioners. These resources cover the entire hospital journey for people with disabilities, from admission to discharge back into the community. Read More

  • SUPPORTING YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY TO LIVE IN THE COMMUNITY

    17/04/2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for staff working in Aged Care Assessment Services relating to the support of people aged under 65 years who are being assessed for admission to residential aged care. Read More

  • SUPPORTING YOUNGER PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

    17/04/2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for staff working in residential aged care, relating to the support of residents aged under 65 years. Read More

  • DISCHARGE PLANNING FOR YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH COMPLEX SUPPORT NEEDS

    17/04/2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for hospital discharge staff, and staff in acute and rehabilitation hospital settings, relating to the discharge of people aged under 65 years who have acquired a disability. Read More

  • Housing Plan Tool

    13/03/2018 Communications

    This tool has been created to help support coordinators prepare a Housing Plan for NDIS participants who are wanting to test their eligibility for SDA funding. The tool provides information about what support coordinators need to include in a... Read More

  • Sample NDIS Plans

    01/03/2018 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has developed sample NDIS plans to share with people aged under 65 years living in, or at risk of entering, residential aged care (RAC) and their families, supporters, guardians or nominees. Read More

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES