About Supported Independent Living (SIL):

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a NDIS funded support that provides services for people with disability in a shared living arrangement. SIL is help with and/or supervision of daily tasks to develop the skills of an individual to live as independently as possible. These supports can be provided in a shared or individual arrangement.

SIL supports people with disability that require assistance with daily life tasks. Supports provided in shared living arrangements of 2 to 7 NDIS participants are often 24/7 and can assist each resident with their daily life. Assistance provided to a participant will be included as part of their plan depending on the level of support they require to live independently in the housing option of their choice.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Eligibility Criteria:

You are over the age of 18.

You need support to live independently.

You require access to 24/7 support.

Bellow evidence is required:

Functional Assessment Report undertaken by an Allied Health professional. 

Exploring Housing Solution’s report provided by a Support Coordinator

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Levels:

Supported Independent Living (SIL) funding is dependent on the level of support required, as well as the number of people living in the shared setting. There are three levels of SIL funding:

Lower Needs

Provides regular supervision of living arrangements.

Standard Needs

Provides 24/7 active assistance and/or supervision of most daily tasks and includes overnight sleepovers.

Higher Needs

Provides 24/7 continual and frequent active assistance to the individual with all daily tasks and management of challenging active behaviours and complex medical needs. Includes overnight sleepovers.    

To learn more about Supported Independent Living  see;   NDIS Supported Independent Living Price Guide.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Quoting Process:

Testing your Eligibility for Supported Independent Living (SIL)

Gathering Information about you and your support needs at home

Preparing reports and assessments from your specialists.

Finding home and housemate to move in with

Submitting your SIL Quote to the NDIA for Approval

SIL Approval by National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)

How can EDEN Independence help me with my SIL?:

EDEN Independence has a range of shared supported accommodation for groups of two to more.

To learn more about EDEN Shared Supported Accommodations see:

To view EDEN current Supported Independent Living (SIL) Vacancies see:

EDEN Independence has developed unique SIL Models which gives you more choice and control over your Supported Independent living options.

To learn more about EDEN Independence SIL Models see:

EDEN Independence Customised SIL Homes is an innovative approach for NDIS participants to participate in developing the right home to live in.

To learn more about EDEN Independence Customised SIL Model see:

EDEN Independence provide In -Home Support to assist NDIS participants to live independently in their own homes

To learn more about EDEN Independence Drop-In Support see:

EDEN Independence can assist you to test your eligibility for Supported Independent living (SIL) and prepare your SIL assessments and reports.

To learn more about EDEN Independence shared supported accommodations see:

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We Believe that everyone is different, and no two support plans are the same.

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Supported Independent Living is usually available 24/7 and can include:

 

      –     Assistance with personal care routines such as showering and dressing

      –     Assistance with household tasks such as shopping, cleaning, meal preparation and nutrition

      –     Assistance with household budgeting and money management.

      –     Assistance with daily skills training

      –     Assistance with medication

      –      Learning to catch public transport.

      –      Social outings with other housemates.

      –      Assistance with attending to medical appointments and recreation activities.

      –      Active overnight and/or sleepover support

SIL funding is personalised for each person and is based on their individual needs. The important information and evidence about your support needs and the funding that is required to support you are listed in a document called a SIL quote.

 

The SIL quote is developed based on a SIL Tool which is developed by the NDIA. The quote then informs SIL funding the participant receives from the NDIS.

 

Every person receiving SIL funding requires a SIL Quote. You can receive your SIL funding once the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) approves your SIL Quote.

Once your eligibility for SIL has been determined, you are ready to take the next steps: 

        Step 1: Start to find a home to move in;

 
 To View EDEN current Supported Independent Living (SIL) Vacancies  see;  
 
        Step 2: Find a housemate;

 To learn more about EDEN Match Making System, see;  https://www.edenability.com.au/services/eden-independence/eden-independence-sil-model