Short Term Accommodation

Building independence and social skills with short stays away from home, in a safe and supported setting.

Previously known as respite care, Short Term Accommodation and Assistance for adults is all about helping you learn new skills so that, one day, you can live more independently. For children, the focus is on social development and having fun. For families and carers, it’s a short break from their daily routine.

Whether your goal is to learn new skills, meet new people, or enjoy a short break, this supportive environment is the ideal place to start.

In fact, most people who stay in our short-term accommodation want to come back again and again.

Your stepping-stone to independent living

Short-term accommodation is a great option if you have a goal of living independently, but don’t feel ready to make the big move just yet.

By spending short stays with us, you can:

  • Learn skills you might not acquire in a day program, at school or through in-home support, including living with others
  • Tailor your support plan to meet your goals, such as learning to share, learning to cook, or socialising with others

To ease the transition, you can also book your stay at the same time as friends. Our short-term accommodation is available for people with physical, intellectual or multiple disabilities.

Scope has a number of well-equipped homes for short-term stays throughout Victoria, for both children and adults.

Short-term accommodation: Children

Short-term accommodation: Adults

Click here to download our brochure on short-term accommodation and assistance.

Note that children and adults are accommodated separately.

Why choose Scope for short-term accommodation

As a trusted leader in Supported Independent Living, our team has plenty of experience in helping people with complex support needs to gain confidence in and around the home.

We’ll work with you to design a program that’s right for you, so your transition to independent living is as smooth as possible.

Funding for short-term accommodation

As well as providing great facilities, Scope is also here to help you get the right funding in your NDIS plan so you can make the most of our short-term accommodation service.

Under the NDIS, Short Term Accommodation and Assistance replaces Respite Care.

To stay with us you must have NDIS Funding for Short Term Accommodation and Assistance (respite) or Social and Community Participation (vacations), download our brochure to read more.

Contact us today us for more information.

How to get started

To see if short-term accommodation is right for you, we can arrange a short stay so you can get to know us and our staff.

To arrange a stay, to get the right funding in your NDIS plan, or to learn more about this service, please get in touch.

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