ACCESSIBLE HOUSING STORIES

  • Sam's Story

    Sam was mid-way through her fine art degree when she experienced a stroke triggered by an operation. Discharged from hospital to a nursing home, Sam struggled to come to terms with the fact that returning to live in the flat she owned was unrealistic.

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  • Liz's story

    Liz shares through a poem her journey into her new SDA apartment.

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  • Keith's story

    Property Developer, Keith Fagg, talks about his motivation for building specialist disability accommodation (SDA).

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  • Shanais' story

    Shanais describes how life changing it is to be living independently in an accessible apartment in Melbourne.

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  • Kirby's Story

    Kirby was able to move out of a nursing home with NDIS funding for equipment and health support. Since moving back to her parent’s home, Kirby has continued to make gains.

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  • Michelle's Story

    At the age of 19, Michelle suffered an asthma attack and spent nearly two years in a nursing home. This is Michelle's journey to once again living independently.

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  • Amy's story

    Amy describes moving into her new supported accommodation as the biggest life-changing event since the onset of her disability.

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  • Shane's Story

    Shane’s new apartment has enabled him to reconnect with his children – “It feels good to be a dad and have that responsibility again.”

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  • James' Story

    Choice and control: Living in his new supported accommodation is enabling James to increase his independence.

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  • Kim's Story

    After 7 years in a nursing home, Kim heard about the new apartment opportunity. “I thought, ‘This is your chance to get out of here!’ I just took it and ran with it. The rest is history.”

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