Supported Independent Living
21 Sep 2022
Questions to ask when choosing your new SIL home
There are many things to consider as you hunt for the perfect SIL home. Here are some helpful questions to ask to help you make up your mind.
5 Jul 2022
How Luke’s mum let go: The not-so-scary transition to Supported Independent Living
Becoming an empty nester is daunting for all parents, but more so for those who care for a child with disabilities. Read Luke & Rosie's story.
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.