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Supported Independent Living

What is Supported Independent Living?

Supported independent living refers to a model of providing support and care for individuals who require assistance with everyday tasks due to a physical or mental disability.

The aim of SIL is to enable individuals to live as independently as possible, while still receiving the necessary support to maintain their health, safety and wellbeing.

SIL provides individuals with personalised support that meets their specific needs, goals and preferences. This may include assistance with activities of daily living such as cooking, cleaning, personal care, transportation and medication management. The support may be provided in a variety of settings, including their own home, a shared living arrangement or a community residence.

SIL services provided under the NDIS are designed to be person-centred and flexible, with a focus on empowering individuals to make their own decisions about their care and support needs.

Myxa Care’s SIL

Myxa Care are a Supported Independent Living provider and have a number of SIL houses located in Regional and Metropolitan Melbourne. Our SIL Vacancies can be found on our properties page here.

We are dedicated to supporting each resident to reach their home and living goals by providing a supported environment that works with you to achieve independence, build your life skills and make life-long friends.

Our SIL houses also have a staff bedroom and is staffed by suitably qualified, caring and kind staff who prioritise resident safety, health and wellbeing, whilst supporting residents to build independent living skills and social engagement.

Myxa Care are also able to establish new SIL properties that meet individual needs based on location and ratios. Our team work with you to ensure that you are matched to a suitable property with housemates that share similar goals and be connected with your community.

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