The aim of this paper is to provide a plain language summary of the Specialist Disability Accommodation market to support impact investors to make informed choices about SDA investment opportunities purporting to provide both a measurable social and financial return.
Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a category of funding and supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This report finds that urgent action must be taken to address the identified issues associated with access to and the delivery of SIL supports, and makes 45...
This report remains the most comprehensive snapshot of how the market is responding to the opportunity to expand housing supply for people with disability.
The Royal Commission is interested in the experiences of people with disability who have lived, or who are living in group homes. Living arrangements are a key issue for the Royal Commission to explore because we know that people with disability may experience violence, abuse...
This evidence review aims to inform development of a rigorous framework for the post-occupancy evaluation (POE) of dwellings for people with disability who require high levels of physical support, with a view to enabling providers to continually evaluate and improve the design and suitability of...
This study examined the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) program and the attitudes of industry to investment and participation in that program. It questioned developers, investors, housing providers, prospective tenants and governments on how the SDA program will generate new supply that meets the needs and...
This project aimed to explore the applicability of Active Support in supported accommodation services for people with neurotrauma, and the effectiveness of this model of staff practice in improving quality of life outcomes for this group.
Falls are a significant problem for older adults which affect their ability to maintain their independence and remain living at home. Home modifications are a common method to prevent falls. Fall prevention service providers follow the Australian Standard 1428.1 Design for access and mobility as...
This paper has two specific objectives (i) to ‘locate'disabled people in nineteenth-century Melbourne by showing where and how they lived; and (ii) to illustrate the socio-spatial relations that shaped their lives.