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Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living

We are excited to announce ‘Supported Independent Living’ (SIL) is finally here for our NDIS participants!

Concept Care is proud to announce that we now provide Supported Independent Living (SIL) for our beloved participants. If you’re an NDIS participant and your goal is to live as independently as possible, SIL is just the ideal solution you need.

Concept Care only offers the best services for our participants. Connect with us today to take advantage of SIL.

Additionally, we have sourced a range of accommodation options that are filling up very quickly.

Contact us on 1800 CONCEPT for 24/7 support that includes:

  • Manage finances and household budget
  • Assistance with cooking cleaning & laundry
  • Support you to access public transport to visit friends and family
  • Personal care such as showering, dressing & grooming
  • Assistance with grocery shopping
  • Assistance and training with daily living skills
  • Assistance with participation in household and community activities


Supported Independent Living(SIL) - Concept Care

As individuals age or experience health issues, their ability to live independently may be compromised. Therefore, many choose to move in with family or live in a care facility. However, not everyone wants to give up their autonomy and sense of self-sufficiency. This is where supported independent living comes in.

Supported independent living is a type of program that caters to an individual’s unique needs while allowing them to live in their own home and maintain their independence. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits, challenges, and tips related to supported independent living.

Benefits of SIL

One of the main benefits of SIL is the ability to live in your own home and maintain a sense of independence. The staff will work with you to develop a personalized care plan that suits your needs and goals for daily living. You can receive assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, meal preparation, and cleaning. This assistance can help you continue to live in your own home and maintain a sense of control over your daily routine. Additionally, you can socialize with staff and other residents, creating a sense of community and support.

Challenges of SIL

One of the biggest challenges of SIL is finding the right program. It’s important to research and visit different providers to ensure that their services align with your needs and preferences. Additionally, the cost can be a challenge, as SIL living programs can be expensive. It’s important to understand what services are covered by insurance, if any, and to explore other payment options such as government funding or private payment.

Tips for SIL

If you’re considering supported independent living, there are a few tips to keep in mind. First, start researching early to give yourself ample time to find the right program. It’s also important to communicate your needs and preferences with staff to ensure that your care plan is personalized. Finally, don’t be afraid to ask questions and advocate for yourself. This is your home and your life, and it’s important to feel comfortable and confident with the support you receive.

Concept Care offers individuals a way to maintain their independence and autonomy while receiving the support they need. The benefits include living in your own home, personalized care plans, and a sense of community. However, there are also challenges, such as finding the right program and managing the cost. By doing your research and communicating your needs, supported independent living can be an effective and satisfying option for maintaining independence and quality of life.

If SIL sounds like the service you’ve been looking for, call us today and we’ll guide you through the process.

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