Information provided on the My Home Space website, and in the tool and reports is offered as general information only. It suggests ‘things to consider’ for a range of audiences, when making decisions about the design of supported housing.
You should seek expert advice from a qualified occupational therapist, architect, and access consultant, and/or from other specialist consultants as necessary for your specific situation and needs. You should always refer to current legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines, and any local or site-specific requirements.
Note (Nov 2017): The Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Rules came into effect in March 2017. The SDA Rules deal with the criteria for the inclusion of SDA an the NDIS plan for a participant, the dwellings that can be used for SDA and payments to registered providers of SDA. Most requirements and obligations in relation to SDA are set out in the SDA Rules.
Providers must provide supports to participants consistent with the NDIA Terms of Business, Guide to Suitability and the Quality and Safeguards Working Arrangements - these vary by jurisdiction
An Addendum to the Terms of Business for SDA and the Guide to Suitability for SDA includes additional provisions specifically related to SDA. Current and prospective providers of SDA must adhere to the Terms of Business, including the Addendum for SDA, and the SDA Guide to Suitability.