Your Stories

15 Nov 2022

Simon races to Monster Jam

As a lifelong monster truck fan, Simon’s family bought him the perfect birthday present, tickets to the world’s biggest monster truck event, Monster Jam.

18 Aug 2022

Pamela’s day out… of this world!

Imagine a day out which includes surfing, space travel, an undersea adventure and a trip to Antarctica. Scope customer Pamela did all these things on a recent trip to Melbourne’s Docklands.

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.

31 May 2022

5 all-weather accessible activities to do this winter

Australia’s wet winters can be challenging for people with disability. Turn it into a season to enjoy with these accessible activities.

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'.

23 May 2022

The passing of time

When 67-year-old Stonehaven Avenue resident Ian ‘Woody’ Woodcock passed away in September 2021, many felt he had passed before his time.

27 Mar 2022

Room for a pet paradise

SIL homes make it possible for housemates to have their own pets if approved by other residents and their SDA provider.

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.

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.