Ageing, Disability & Home Care

Drop-in support videos

Gail's story

Gail lives in an apartment with a flatmate in Sydney’s inner-west run by House with No Steps. She has a strong connection with her local community, especially the local cafes. Drop-in support offers up to 35 hours of practical support each per week. People’s needs may vary from only a few hours a week up to several hours a day. This support can help people to manage everyday living tasks so they can stay living in their own home and maintain their health and wellbeing.

Shirley's story

Shirley lives in an apartment in Sydney’s inner-west with a flatmate and her cat and dog. Shirley is helped by House with No Steps to maintain her independence. Drop-in support offers up to 35 hours of practical support each per week. People’s needs may vary from only a few hours a week up to several hours a day. This support can help people to manage everyday living tasks so they can stay living in their own home and maintain their health and wellbeing.

George and Vicky's story

Vicky and George are a couple who provide each other with support in an apartment complex with 10 other people run by House with No Steps. Drop-in support offers up to 35 hours of practical support each per week. People’s needs may vary from only a few hours a week up to several hours a day. This support can help people to manage everyday living tasks so they can stay living in their own home and maintain their health and wellbeing.

Kate's story

Living with the ideal flatmate was important for Kate. She moved out of a group home and now lives with her flatmate Fiona in a two-bedroom house. She receives 33 hours of drop-in support each week to help with taking her to social outings and to her day program, as well as helping with everyday tasks around the house. As flatmates, Kate and Fiona also provide each other with support.

David's story

David has recently moved into his own home with the support of his family. Intense training and skills development can support people with a disability to move out of supported accommodation and into their own home or a home they share with others. Up to 35 hours of support can be allocated each week, depending on people’s needs. This support could include help to develop skills to live independently and manage day-to-day tasks, help using transport or finding work, or training to manage money, technology and personal appointments.

Kell's story 

Kell lives in her own home on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. After having an accident, Kell’s support needs increased and she became isolated from her community and the people around her. Aboriginal drop-in support provides up to 35 hours of support to assist with the essential activities of daily living. For Kell, it has enabled her to reconnect with her culture, access the community and have modifications made to her house to assist her mobility.

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