Young Onset Dementia accommodation and support

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Yooralla’s Young Onset Dementia service is an NDIS funded service that provides specialist accommodation and tailored 24-hour support for people with young onset dementia (under the age of 65 years).

Located in Thornbury in Melbourne’s North, support is provided by trained staff who specialise in young onset dementia care. Support is provided 24-hour a day, seven days a week, with active night support.

About the home

This is one of only a few young onset dementia care homes in Victoria providing NDIS dementia supports to people under 65 years of age. Yooralla’s Young Onset Dementia Service has been specifically designed so young people with dementia can be supported (24/7) in their own home with housemates closer to their age, rather than in a nursing home.


  • A single room with ensuite in a four-bedroom home
  • Enjoy your own private outdoor courtyard space or enjoy the outdoor spaces in the wider complex, which has a raised garden area for residents to grow their own produce. Read more about our Food Forest project. There is also a large BBQ area, providing the perfect setting to relax or have your friends and family visit.
  • Each spacious bedroom has an ensuite, free WiFi and heating and cooling
  • There are hoists in all bedrooms and bathrooms
  • The home is fully accessible and designed for wheelchair access
  • Shared living, dining, kitchen and laundry areas
  • Your housemates will be a mix of male and females aged 47 – 61.
  • Our highly skilled staff can support you to live independently in the community, as well as to enjoy a comfortable and enjoyable home life and to live the life you choose.
  • The SDA design category is: High Physical Support.
  • Property owner: DFFH.

Location and proximity to amenities

  • Located in a prime location across from a park and oval, conveniently nestled in a residential street next to the Darebin Creek trail and less than 2kms from Fairfield Village shopping precinct.
  • The home is conveniently close to local shops, restaurants, allied health services and entertainment.
  • Darebin Creek trail and Narrandjeri Stadium is on your doorstep.
  • Close to sporting grounds, lawn bowls club and parks.
  • Less than 10-minutes drive to Thornbury train station.
  • 30-minutes drive to Melbourne CBD.

Eligibility for Young Onset Dementia care at Yooralla

Yooralla’s Young Onset Dementia Service can support you if you have Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding in your NDIS plan, and you are a person under 65 with young onset dementia.

Learn more about Yooralla’s Home and Living services

Learn more about Yooralla’s Home and Living services

We provide a range of home and living options across Melbourne and regional Victoria. Our team understand the NDIS and can help you find the right accommodation for you.

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