Here you will find information to help you support younger people with disability who are living in residential aged care or at risk of going into aged care.
Collaborative Support Approach: Working together to help young people leave aged care
This guide outlines the cooperation between Residential Aged Care staff, Support Coordinators, Allied Health Professionals and other stakeholders, working together to assist a younger person leave aged care.
Moving out of a nursing home
This resource shares stories from people with disability who have moved out of a nursing home.
This webpage shares the lived experience of people with disability through personal blogs, articles and videos. It also features opportunities and other resources for people with disability
Residential Aged Care (RAC) Engagement Service
The Summer Foundation is offering FREE services to RAC providers, offering insights and support around their obligations and best practices for young people in residential aged care.
Follow the steps below and click on the buttons to download the information that will help you with each step.
I have a younger resident who wants to move out
I have a younger resident who wants to improve their quality of life
Deborah’s aged care story
It all started Christmas Eve 2015. Deborah went from thinking about what she was going to cook to being in intensive care..
Chris’ aged care story
UpSkill is a Summer Foundation program that offers training and resources for NDIS professionals assisting people with complex support needs including young people living in aged care.