Conveniently located SDA at Rutherford (0348)
Rutherford NSW 2320
This convenient older styled brick home is situated within walking distance to Rutherford Shopping Centre, Telarah train station and IGA, and a short drive to Maitland Community Centre, Maitland Public Hospital and Maitland Community Mental Health Services.
The site has 6 units, 4 with a single bedroom and one with 2
bedrooms. All units are self-contained with their own living room, kitchen, bathroom with laundry facilities and airconditioning.
One unit has ramped access and a modified bathroom for accessibility.
The large backyard overlooks a covered communal BBQ area with seating, and the vegetable garden. A covered table tennis table has been set up under the pergola.
Staff occupy one unit as the office with access to a communal area used for programs.
The home has a carport for up to 6 vehicles.
Outdoor living/entertainment area
Undercover access from parking to property
Storage for personal equipment
Direct access to yard / courtyard / garden
Private living space
There are 2 vacancies for the single bedroom units.
Suitable for females or males, aged between 18-74.
Staff support is 24 x 7 with an active awake night.
Suits individuals with a psychosocial disability (intellectual disability, severe and enduring mental illness, trauma) and/or complex behaviours of concern who have mild to moderate functional support needs, display high or very high risks and may have contact with a number of service systems.
Staff are trained to support participants with complex
behaviours of concern support needs.
A Psychologist is allocated to the site to provide behaviour support and therapy (subject to the participant’s NDIS funding).
The service model has capacity to implement restricted
practices where required (in line with current legislation and best practice).
Stay duration is as per funding eligibility.