We provide a range of housing for people with disability across Perth. We offer a place to belong where you can be supported to gain and maintain your independence.
We understand everybody is different and we’re keen to find out what matters to you. Together we can discuss your interests and talents, such as making new friends and socialising or completing some volunteering, education or employment..
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Benefits of our supported disability accommodation
Rise home and neighbourhood
No matter where your preferred location is, your team at Rise can support you to live independently and achieve your best life. When you come and live with Rise, you join the Rise neighbourhood of other services conveniently located nearby. Find out more here.
Trusting and liking your Support Workers is a very important component for living a great life. At Rise, all our Support Workers are trained, experienced and qualified to support you to achieve greater independence. Our team members care about empowering people who live in supported disability accommodation to thrive. Find out more here.
Support to maintain your independence
At Rise we have been supporting people for over 35 years. We’re keen to find out what matters to you. If you are living with disability, we can offer you the following support.
With our supported accommodation services, your Rise team can help you with personal care tasks such as showering and dressing. We’ll work together to understand your needs.
Your team is there to help out with meals as much or as little as you like, whether that’s cooking nourishing food with you each day or providing nutrition information to help you thrive.
Medical and Health
Our qualified and experienced support workers can assist you with medication and attending doctors’ or other medical appointments, whether in person or online.
Engaging With The Community
Get the most out of life, your way. Whether you want to pursue interests and hobbies, make new friends, or join community clubs and sports teams, we’ll help you get there. You can also get involved in the Rise network of social clubs and centres, which run outings and activities to keep you busy and active.
Get out and about in the community with our private transport options. We can also work with you to get you feeling comfortable and confident catching public transport, so you can maintain your independence.
I'm interested, what next?
Talk to Mandy today on 0436 686 897 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rise also supports people to stay in their current home and can provide a complete 24 hour service or as little as two hours a week. Contact us to find out more.
Frequently Asked Questions
People are what is important to us and we listen. We support you to decide how, when and where you want to spend your time and can assist you to do it. Our community support covers the whole of the Perth metro area and we have a range of committed, trained and experienced support workers waiting to support you to meet new people, learn new things and have fun.
Rise work hard to make sure our supported accommodation houses are a place you can call home, where you can decorate your room like you want, have friends and family over while feeling comfortable and safe.
Rise has been offering supported accommodation for over 10 years and have over 20 houses across Perth. Our houses are clean, safe and well maintained by our Property Team and supported by the Work Health and Safety Coordinator. Our houses are regularly audited including checks on fire fighting equipment, infection control and personal protective equipment (PPE) and electrical appliances.
All our homes are staffed by dedicated Rise Support Workers who are trained, experienced and qualified to assist you to carry out tasks to help you live a great life, like:
Personal care (such as showering and dressing)
Making new friends
Following your interests
Finding and keeping a job
Doing cleaning and laundry (not always fun but essential)
Cooking and information about nutrition (yummy!)
Going to appointments such as Doctors or community/ sports groups
Medication assistance (such as making sure you take your medications and (if required) helping you.
Learning to catch public transport
anything else you can think of, just ask.
When you come and live with Rise you join the Rise neighbourhood of other services we provide. These include:
- Social groups and centres across Perth
- Community outings.
- The Arts Hub - one of the only centres dedicated to arts, crafts and woodwork in Perth
- Bounce - a casual sports group run by Rise to increase physical fitness and socialisation for people in the community
You may also have funding for other services. Rise provides a range of Aged Care, Mental Health and Youth programs as well as being a Community Housing provider.
Everyone who lives in a Rise house goes through a compatibility assessment process with us, to make sure that everyone in the house gets to know each other and are well suited to living together. The most important person in this process is you as you need to like the house, the Rise staff and the people already living there. A Rise staff member will be with you every step of the way to answer any questions and organise visits to the Rise house and opportunities to meet the staff and other residents. Your opinions and feedback are really important, and we respect your decision to live with us or not (as this is your life!).
Trusting and liking your support workers is a very important component a for living a great life. At Rise, all our support workers are well experienced, qualified and dedicated.
Our workforce meets all NDIA mandatory training requirements and receive continual training to ensure they provide safe and contemporary support.
All Rise staff are supported by an on-call program that runs 24 hours a day 7 days a week who provide advice and support on the phone.
When you live with Rise, you will also have access to a designated Coordinator who is responsible for the running of your house and the management of the staff. You will also see other Senior Managers who will drop into the house and attend social events such as the Christmas Party.
There are rules about how all Rise workers and volunteers will support you and these are called the National Disability Standards. The Standards are there to make sure you are treated well and fairly, and Rise must follow these rules when you receive services from Rise including living with Rise.
For more information about the National Disability Standards, click here .
At Rise, your feedback is always welcome, and you can directly contact a Manager by email anytime or by phone during 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Yes, payments for rent and amenities will be required and the costs are slightly different for each house. Mandy, from our Referral Team will be able to tell you more about this. Generally you will be required to pay 75% of your Disability Support Pension and your Commonwealth Rent Assistance combined. This covers your rent and outgoings relating to the house such as your share of the electricity, water, utilities and your share of the house food budget. You will be able to shop, choose and cook your own food if you like or you can eat shared meals with all the other residents in your house.
If you decide to come and live with Rise, you will need to sign a Service and Rental Agreement (contract). These agreements will be renewed annually. Contact Mandy if you would like to see an example or have more questions. PH: 0436 686 897 or Email: email@example.com .
Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) are different types of disability accommodation funding options.
SDA funding covers specialist housing solutions for those with high support needs or extreme functional impairment. SDA homes contain features that allow their residents to live more independently and safely. Living in Specialist Disability Accommodation may give you eligibility for SIL support.
SIL also provides you with support to live independently through person-to-person support services. You can receive SIL support if you are living alone or with others in a shared home. Funding is given individually to each person according to their need and is categorised into three levels of support.
SIL is referred to as Assistance with Daily Living (ADL) in the NDIS Core support budget. During your NDIS planning meeting, your goals, support needs and independence will be assessed to help indicate what kind of services will be the best for you.
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levels of support.