Supported Independent Living

7 Jun 2022

Scheduling success: Luke’s roster list wows house teams

Read how Luke created a clever whiteboard scheduling system to manage all tasks smoothly and improve the way the entire household operates.

27 May 2022

Harrison finds a new home

Harrison was diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis as a baby. He can't speak but one of the few words he says clearly is 'Mum'.

3 Mar 2022

Under control: Rob’s story

Like many of us, Rob was forced to spend his birthday away from family during Victoria’s gruelling lockdown.

11 Feb 2022

Keeping track of expenses with Supported Independent Living

NDIS funding doesn't cover rent, utilities, groceries and personal expenses. Here, we help you calculate how much to budget for such expenses

28 Oct 2021

A magical makeover at Deer Park

Miniature fairies and frogs are just some of the guests welcomed by the housemates at Scope’s Supported Independent Living residences.

23 Jun 2021

Applying for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding

Not sure about whether you would qualify for SDA funding, or whether it’s right for you? We explore how SDA funding works.

20 May 2021

How Luke’s lawn mowing service makes him feel right at home

How mowing the lawns at his Supported Independent Living (SIL) home provides Luke with a range of benefits, far beyond keeping the yard tidy.

15 Apr 2021

How communication aids help housemates build better relationships

If you have complex communication needs and live in a SIL home, communication aids are a great way to get your message across.

22 Mar 2021

Around the world

Customers and staff at this Supported Independent Living home have been cooking up themed dinner nights as a way to satisfy their wanderlust.

12 Mar 2021

Questions to ask when choosing your new SIL home

If you or someone you care for is ready to move out, here are some helpful questions to ask as you hunt for the perfect SIL home.