Yooralla's accommodation for adults in Highett
This five bedroom brick home is located near Highett’s shopping strip and Southland shopping centre and is designed to empower people with disability to live independently and participate in their local community. Yooralla provides staff to support residents during the morning, evening and overnight (sleepover staffing model), with the property owned by Department of Health and Human Services.
About the home
This five bedroom brick residence, located in Highett, is designed for people with an intellectual disability to live independently with supports as required. There are five resident bedrooms with generous built in robes. There are two shared bathrooms, the main bathroom has a bath and stepless shower and is fully accessible, catering for the needs of clients with mobility issue or aging in place. There are two shared living areas offering quiet time and private entertainment, large laundry and open plan kitchen and dining area. The home has ducted heating and cooling system throughout. There is a small shared outdoor patio and garden area. Staff are trained in supporting people with epilepsy and diabetes.Yooralla has qualified support staff on site during the morning and evening and a sleepover shift.
Location and proximity to amenities
The home is less than one kilometre from the Highett Shopping Centre and Highett Railway Station. It is a 10 minute walk from Southland Shopping Centre that includes Village Cinemas. There is also a bus stop close to the home.
The service has access to a vehicle which is used for leisure activities and appointments. The house is fully accessible with stepless entry, accessible bathrooms, open plan design for ease of movement, hand rails in the hallway and capacity to automate doors and windows in future.
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