Yooralla's accommodation for adults in Preston
This two unit brick veneer home is a unique accommodation model, as it is transitional home for people wanting to develop their living skills, so that they can move into independent living in the community. Situated closed to shops and public transport, the home has large light-filled shared living areas.
About the home
This modern residential accommodation is comprised of two units. One unit has two bedrooms and which overlook the front yard, and the second unit has three bedrooms looking into the backyard. Each bedroom has built-in robes. The light-filled residence is designed to support the transition of people with disability to gain important living skills so that they can move to independent living in the community. In each unit there is one bathroom, a shared large living area and dining area and kitchen, plus separate laundry with washing machine and dryer. There is a small shared courtyard and patio area including a BBQ and dining setting, plus two off street car parks. Yooralla has qualified support staff on site during the morning, evening and includes a sleepover shift. The home has ducted heating and cooling system.
Location and proximity to amenities
The home is close to buses and the Bell Train station. It is a fifteen minute walk to two shopping precincts, close to public transport (bus and train), pharmacy, doctor, local library, RSL, banks, post office, restaurants, cafes, movie theatres. In particular Northland Shopping Centre is one kilometre away and the Preston Market and Darebin Creek Forest Park are both within two kilometres.
The service is fully accessible including wheelchair access.
Current tenant mix
Currently a young man resides at the home. Women can be supported at the accommodation. Residents engage in independent pursuits which may include working, studying and attending social groups.
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