Supported Independent Living

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.

8 Jan 2021

Things to consider if you’re ready to move out of home

Moving out of home can be a big change in your life – and for those around you. Here are some things to consider if you're feeling ready.

8 Dec 2020

How Scope can help you find your dream home

Living independently in a home of your choice is most people’s dream, including people with disability. You choose where you live and who with

29 Oct 2020

What is Supported Independent Living (SIL)?

Choosing where to live is a big decision. Let’s look at one of the supports funded by the NDIS – Supported Independent Living.

9 Jul 2020

How to choose daily living aids

Deciding which daily living aids are best for your child can be tough when there’s so much out there. Here are a few tips to help guide your decisions.

17 Jun 2020

Backyard café brightens everyone’s day

What do you do when you can’t visit your favourite café? Customers and staff at this supported independent living home created a backyard café experience!