Formerly House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation

Supported Independent Living (SIL) at Fletcher NSW

Enjoy living in a growing neighbourhood with a short drive to Newcastle city centre and the Hunter Valley region.

Property ID 2287-4-SIL

Accessibility

  • Fully accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ceiling hoists fitted
  • Accessible bathroom
Bedrooms
5 bedrooms
Bathrooms
1 bathroom
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The property

Vacancy details

There is currently one bedroom available at this property, ready for the new resident to add their own furnishings and belongings.

Features

  • 5 bedroom house. 4 bedrooms for residents, 1 room for staff
  • Shared areas include: open plan living, dining and kitchen
  • 1 main shared bathroom, which is fitted with handrails
  • Fully fenced backyard with a lawn and undercover outdoor seating area
  • Garden with a small undercover patio at the front of the house
  • Fully accessible home with level street access and garage entry.

Bedroom features

  • Built-in wardrobe
  • Carpet flooring
  • 1 window fitted with blinds and locks.

Nearby Facilities

  • Short walk to bus stop
  • Close to the local shopping village, supermarket, café, medical centre and amenities
  • Close to parks and walking tracks
  • 25 minute drive to Newcastle city centre
  • Local attractions include: national parks, beaches, large shopping centres, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley region.

Applicant considerations

This vacancy is best suited for a female aged 40-65 years who is quiet, semi-independent and enjoys the company of others at mealtimes.

The 3 current residents are females aged 60–70 years, who enjoy art and craft, movies, music, morning teas and picnics. Some residents require the use of a walker or wheelchair when they are on outings.

Current staff ratio is 1:4 (2:4 at peak times) with sleepover support overnight. 1:1 support is available as needed, depending on your NDIS funding. Staff have a wide range of skills and experience, including mealtime management plans, dysphagia support, dietician plans, personal care, behaviour support and risk assessments.

Funding

To apply for this vacancy you will be asked to have funding for accommodation in your NDIS plan, and to pay rent and utilities. We will also ask you or your important person to sign an agreement.

Making an enquiry

We know choosing where you live is a big decision and we would love to show you around. Talk to our team to organise a time or ask any questions.

Customer service 1300 538 746