To say SDA is greatly required across Australia is an understatement. It’s life-changing and, in some cases, saving by providing much-needed independence, privacy, security, support, and choice.

Historically, people with disability are offered a restricted vary of supported accommodation and housing choices, like block-funded cluster homes, placement in residential aged care, or long stays in our public hospital system. With SDA, people with disability have bigger housing choices and are given an alternative on wherever they live, however they live, and who they live with.

Purpose-built housing ensures the protection, security, and independence of NDIS participants. SDA conjointly includes a spread of special style parts and physical safety options and aids for those that might need a better level of intellectual, cognitive, or sensory support.

Difference between SDA and SIL:

SDA is usually confused with Supported Independent Living (SIL) as each is designed to help folks with incapacity to measure severally. Those with SDA in their NDIS plans typically need the SIL service additionally, however, there’s a transparent distinction.

SDA is regarding the bricks-and-mortar home. SIL is regarding the support services you’re provided whereas, in your chosen home, that is usually accessible 24/7. Support will embody aid, skills development, and social unit management like preparation, cleaning, and searching.

Types of buildings can be considered SDA:

Four building sorts may be used for SDA. A house, apartment, townhouse (also referred to as a villa or duplex), or cluster home.

For SDA buildings, there are to be no over 5 people living among one domicile. Here at Cocoon Homes, we provide a spread of three, four, and five-bedroom homes with most rooms having their own ensuite.