housing

  • A video story: looking for somewhere to live

    20/04/2018 Communications

    Friends Nick and Luke are thinking about their housing options. And so are their mums, Joan and Cathy. Hear their thoughts about what's important. Read More

  • sda market insights

    16/03/2018 Communications

    Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is housing that has been specifically developed for people with extreme functional impairment or very high support needs. Based on a national quantitative and qualitative study, SDA Market Insights Report on Supply and Demand has... Read More

  • living more independently

    10/03/2018 Communications

    ‘Living more independently’ means living in a house (townhouse/duplex/apartment/other) where you get to decide what you do and how you live, and you only get as much support as you need. Read More

  • a successful transition to more independent living

    21/02/2018 Communications

    This report sets out the current understanding of what is required to support a tenant with complex support needs to successfully transition to living in their new home, pursuing their goals and aspirations with as much independence and confidence... Read More

  • Establishing Effective SDA Projects

    21/02/2018 Communications

    This report shares the practical elements of what is involved in creating housing projects that are suitable for people with complex needs and eligible for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) payments. The report provides an overview and checklist for six... Read More

  • UNLOCKING HOME OWNERSHIP

    17/01/2018 Communications

    The purpose of this paper is to inform and prompt discussion in the finance sector and among others about ways to address inequity of home ownership for people with disability in Australia. We aim to improve the situation by focusing on... Read More

  • SEPARATING HOUSING AND SUPPORT SERVICES toolkit

    16/01/2018 Communications

    We’ve created a toolkit to help providers understand why separation is beneficial and how it can work in practice. The toolkit also details the challenges involved in separating housing and support services and explains how to work through the... Read More

  • Designing for Inclusion and Independence

    13/12/2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation’s sister organisation, Summer Housing, launched a guide especially for builders and developers of specialist disability housing. Read More

  • Looking for Somewhere to Live

    07/12/2017 Communications

    This guide explains how you can access and make the most of NDIS funding to look for housing. It forms part of a series of information resources that the Summer Foundation has prepared about accessing housing. It is for... Read More

  • My Housing Preferences

    19/10/2017 Communications

    This tool helps you think about where you want to live, who you would like to live with and the type of housing that you would like to live in. You can use this tool to tell your housing... Read More

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES