Making the most of the NDIS $700 million housing budget

Each year, 200 Australians under the age of 50 are admitted into nursing homes. Young people in aged care facilities have limited opportunity to make the everyday choices that most of us take for granted such as the time we go to bed and the food we eat. Their lives are characterised by boredom and loneliness, with more than half receiving a visit from a friend less than one a year.

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Topics:
Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Disability Care Australia

Author:
Di Winkler

Source:
Architecture and Design

Date published:
Mon 4th Apr, 2016