Publications

  • NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation: Pathway to a mature market

    August 22, 2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation and PricewaterhouseCoopers have launched a joint report entitled NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation: Pathway to a mature market. One of the most important tasks for the NDIS is to create more housing for people with disability, especially... Read More

  • My Housing Preferences

    August 9, 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

  • EHOP Guide

    July 31, 2017 Communications

    This guide explains how to work out if you need an Exploring Housing Options Package (EHOP) in your NDIS Plan, how to go about getting an EHOP and how to make the most of an EHOP if you have... Read More

  • SDA Payments Guide

    July 31, 2017 Communications

    This guide explains what specialist disability accommodation (SDA) payments are, who they are paid to and how they are accessed. For people who have SDA payments included in their NDIS Plan, it explains how to make the most of... Read More

  • Sample NDIS Plans

    June 30, 2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation is developing 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

  • Rights in Specialist Disability Accommodation Submission

    June 12, 2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation have made a submission in response to a consultation paper by the Victorian Government, which sought input on how best to transition from current models of disability accommodation to a range of new specialist disability accommodation... Read More

  • Cross Sector Discharge Planners Forum Summary

    June 6, 2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation, in partnership with other leading organisations, brought together practitioners and representatives who support younger people making the transition from hospital to the community. Read More

  • Senate Inquiry National Disability Strategy 2017 Submission

    May 15, 2017 Communications

    In November 2016, the delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities was referred for inquiry to the Australian Senate's Community Affairs References Committee. Read More

  • NDIS Report Card – April 2017

    May 1, 2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has released its first NDIS Report Card. It measures NDIS outcomes for younger people in residential aged care (RAC) against six critical outcomes. Read More

  • Living Like Everyone Else

    March 30, 2017 Communications

    Living Like Everyone Else is an up-to-date guide to 24-hour support options for people with disability and complex needs, detailing how people can live more independently in their own homes. Read More

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES