supported independent living

SIL (Supported Independent Living)

Building Independence Within You and Making Yourself Live Independently: Supported Independent Living

Are you looking for around-the-clock support in your own home? Are looking for accommodation for a certain period of time to get the specific support and care that best suits you from experts, then considering supported independent living can be worthwhile.

GHAF is a registered NDIS provider that provides the highest quality of supported independent living in Victoria that matches world-class standards. We have been providing support for independent living in both home and accommodation settings for so long that we have already empowered many people with disabilities to take control of their lives and live independently, regardless of their individual circumstances. If you would like to know more about supported independent living NDIS, keep scrolling down.

What Is Included In Supported Independent Living?

Supported independent living is something that addresses a variety of support and care needs to make disabled people's lives more independent. If you particularly want to know what support would be provided, the following information will give you clarity:

  • Assistance with personal care: Support with activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting.
  • Household tasks: supported independent living providers can assist with tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and meal preparation to help participants maintain a safe and comfortable living environment.
  • Transportation: supported independent living assist with transportation needs, for medical appointments, social activities, or other outings.
  • Social support: SIL providers can offer companionship and socialisation to participants, helping them maintain social connections and engage in meaningful activities.
  • Assistance with managing finances and paperwork: SIL providers can assist participants with managing their finances, paying bills, and other administrative tasks.
  • Behavioral support: SIL providers can offer assistance with managing challenging behaviours, developing coping strategies, and maintaining mental and emotional well-being.
  • If you want supported independent living accommodation for getting support and care for quite some time, please discuss with our friendly carers who help you regarding School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES).

Advantages of Supported Independent Living

From increased independence to improved safety and well-being, there are many benefits individuals get when they opt for supported independent living in Melbourne. Let's indeed look at the benefits of it.

  • Increased independence: SIL empowers people with disabilities to live more independently by providing the necessary support to manage daily living tasks and activities.
  • Improved safety and wellbeing: supported independent living providers are trained to provide safe and effective support, which can help prevent accidents and ensure participants' physical and emotional well-being.
  • Flexibility: Apart from providing support and care in participants' homes, having sil accommodation that is well-suited and equipped for participants offers them more flexibility in choosing how support should be delivered.
  • Mental health: Supported Independent Living mental health, aims to provide people with the necessary support, skills, and resources to manage mental health conditions, including those with severe or complex mental health needs.

Who May Need Support For Independent Living In Accommodations and at Home?

SIL Accommodation in Melbourne is Suitable for:

  • Individuals with higher support needs who require ongoing assistance with daily living activities, such as personal care, cooking, and cleaning.
  • Individuals who require 24/7 staff support or emergency response, and have staff on-site around the clock.
  • Individuals may benefit from living with others who have similar support needs, as it can provide a sense of community and social connection.

SIL in Own Home May Be Suitable for:

  • Individuals with lower support needs who are able to live independently, but may require occasional assistance with daily tasks.
  • Individuals who value privacy and independence and prefer to have their own living space.
  • Individuals who are transitioning from out-of-home care and are ready to live independently may require some ongoing support and guidance.

Why Should You Choose Us Over Others?

  • All our supported independent living carers are well qualified and experienced enough to handle a variety of support needs and challenges, including mental health, behavioural, or medical issues.
  • We have transparent policies and practices around our services, and we are accountable to our clients.
  • Before providing the support, we carry out a supported independent living assessment, which helps access funding, identify your support needs, and create a customised support plan to provide the right support.
  • Apart from providing support in individual homes, we even have our own supported independent living vacancies in Melbourne that are fully backed to support participants.


If you ever find yourself in need of supported independent living providers, don't forget that your friendly carers are just a call away. Feel free to contact us for further information.

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