Supported Independent Living
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Frequently asked questions.
Acknowleging that one of our basic humans needs is to have a safe, secure place to live, we focus on providing indepent living support tailored to you.
We have a variety of home styles for you in areas across Queensland including: Bundaberg, Bargara, Childers, Fraser Coast, Sunshine Coast and North Brisbane.
Our homes range from traditional family homes to purpose-built, high physical needs, and independent villas.
Our SIL support teams are highly skilled and trained to give you the best possible assistance in your new home. They'll help you with daily tasks, and teach you skills that you can use to live more independently.
What documentation do I need to transfer to or access IDSS SIL services? Support at home: - Maintaining your routine - Personal care - Tenancy support - Medication management - Independent living skills - Budgeting and money management - Choice with meals and support for preparation In the community: - Managing and attending appointments - Social experiences - Shopping - NDIS Plan reviews
What will an IDSS SIL team support me with? Support at home: - Maintaining your routine - Personal care - Tenancy support - Medication management - Independent living skills - Budgeting and money management - Choice with meals and support for preparation In the community: - Managing and attending appointments - Social experiences - Shopping - NDIS Plan reviews
What do IDSS expect of me? - Respect the privacy and dignity of other people - Respect personal space and belongings of others - Be open in your communciation - Let the staff know if you have an issue that you need support with - Do not engage or ask others to engage in any illegal or unlawful activity or act on-premises - Once IDSS has assessed your eligibility and support needs, we will arrange for a site visit for you and your family - We will then conduct a compatibility assessment to ensure we are the right provider to meet your needs. If the SIL home is a match for your needs, we will work with you to develop a roster of care to submit to the NDIS. Once the NDIS approves this and provides your funding, we will work with you to develop a transition plan to move into your new home
What is the service agreement and tenancy agreement? Your IDSS Service Agreement and Tenancy Agreement will outline the requirements of having supports provided by IDSS as well as confirm payment and living arrangements
How do the payments work? Your NDIS SIL plan will cover the fees for a support worker only and does include any activity fees or housekeeping
What will I need to bring with me? Personal furniture or equipment, clothing and other personal items
Conflict of interest info IDSS will always provide you with transparent factual advice about your support options. IDSS will discuss any potential conflicts of interest when it applies and operates within the NDIS guidelines for SIL and SDA