Formerly House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation

Supported Independent Living and Respite

There are changes to our Supported Independent Living and Respite services. Read about them here.

The information below was published on 14 August 2021 and it is still current.

Supported Independent Living

There are state-based changes in our Supported Independent Living (SIL) homes.

Queensland

The below is based on the latest Queensland Government advice.

No visitors are allowed unless for essential care and support services or end of life.

New South Wales

The below is based on the latest NSW Government advice.

Customers across all of NSW must comply with ‘stay at home’ orders.

No visitors are allowed unless for essential care and support services or end of life.

ACT

ACT customers must comply with lockdown restrictions.

No visitors are allowed unless for essential care and support services or end of life.

Victoria

Customers in Metro Melbourne must comply with ‘stay at home’ orders.

Across all of Victoria, no visitors are allowed unless for essential care and support services or end of life.

In-home customer support by external providers

Third-party providers are permitted to enter Aruma services provided they adhere to service guidelines.

Refusing someone entry to our SIL homes

Our staff have the right to refuse someone entry to a site if they have:

  • Recently returned from overseas or a designated Hot Zone. Any person who has returned from overseas or a restricted zone is legally obliged to self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Are unwell with flu-like symptoms, such as a cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or fever of 37.5 degrees or higher.
  • Declared that they are unwell on the sign-in sheet.
  • Declared that they have been in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days.

Respite

New South Wales

All respites in NSW are currently closed.

Victoria

All respites in Victoria are currently closed.