Your Stories

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.

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!

12 Jun 2020

That’s entertainment!

We’ve been exploring creative ways to have fun at home. Here's some great ideas from customers and staff on how to keep busy and enjoy this time.