PATHWAYS HOME STORIES

  • Lisa’s story

    Lisa has lived in a nursing home for about 6 years. Lisa shares how it feels to be preparing to move into an SDA apartment.

  • Matthew Spence

    Life can change in an instant. Matthew talks about his journey back into a new life in the community.

  • Bevan Nowland

    Kim's story about her son Bevan and their journey form hospital to home.

  • Karen Peatt

    Karen loves spending time with friends and family, but socialising is complicated when you now live an hour and a half away. Karen is hoping her story can help others.

  • Kirsty Martinsen

    Kirsty is an artist, designer and performer. In 2002, Kirsty was diagnosed with MS.

  • Anj Barker

    A lack of housing options or accessible rehabilitation required Anj to move away from her support network and into a nursing home.

  • James Nutt

    After a brutal, alcohol-fueled bashing by a close friend; James suffered a terrible brain injury that left him confined to a nursing home.

  • Kate Skene

    If Kate had suitable housing options she would have avoided a lengthy stay in the nursing home. Kate has now regained her independence.

  • Keryn Hickey

    Keryn discusses how she fought for her son following his accident, he now lives in supported accommodation and is loving life.

  • Denis Cavanagh

    Denis believes his family would not have suffered a breakdown if he had not been admitted to a nursing home.

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BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES