NDIS Perth
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

Disability-related issues can present their own set of difficulties, particularly when it comes to housing. And it is only these difficulties, like accommodation, that underscore the crucial need for specialized housing solutions to cater to the unique demands of people with disabilities. And this is when Perth’s compassionate housing jumps in.

What is Perth’s compassionate housing?

Perth Disability Services, a reputed NDS provider in Perth, Western Australia, has taken a kind step with its Perth Compassionate Housing initiative. The organization’s Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) aim is to improve the lives of people with disabilities under the Australian Government’s (NDIS) National Disability Insurance Scheme, ensuring that everyone can live independently while contributing fully to society.

What is SDA?

Specialist Disability Accommodation, or SDA, is specialized housing designed to meet the specific requirements of persons with disabilities. This specialist home is equipped with qualities including adaptive floor plans, specialized equipment, and on-site support staff.

Diverse SDA options include:

  1. Individual Homes: They provide the highest level of privacy and customization.
  2. Group Homes: Cultivating a sense of belonging and togetherness
  3. Supported Apartments: These apartments combine independence with readily available help.

In addition, a wide range of support services are offered to residents. These services include personal care, help with everyday tasks, and dependable transportation, guaranteeing a comprehensive approach to a person’s well-being.

What support services does Perth’s Compassionate Housing provide?

Perth’s Compassionate Housing provides a range of support services to its residents, including:

  1. Personal care, including help with grooming, clothing, and bathing;
  2. daily living tasks, including cooking, cleaning, and shopping;
  3. Transportation to and from meetings and activities
  4. Assistance with managing medicines
  5. Social and emotional assistance
  6. Support in obtaining alternative services and resources, and advocacy

Who is eligible for SDA?

You must satisfy the following requirements in order to be eligible for SDA:

  • You must be between 18 and 65 years old.
  • You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • You must be disabled with severe disabilities, or you must have extremely high support requirements.
  • You must be able to prove that you need SDA in order to live independently in the neighborhood.


SDA can be a useful tool for those with disabilities who have severe functional limitations or very high assistance needs. To explore your requirements and choices, if you believe you could be eligible for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), get in touch with your local area coordinator (LAC). You can speak with Perth Disability Services directly concerning your particular needs and conditions if you’re uncertain about your eligibility for SDA.

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