Accessible Short Term Accommodation (STA) for Individuals with Disabilities in Oakleigh

A home away from home

Discover a welcoming retreat for rest, respite and adventure! Located in Oakleigh, our Short Term Accommodation house offers respite for people with disability, aged 15 to 65.

Whether you’re seeking respite care or looking for an exciting getaway, our dedicated team is here to provide exceptional support and create memorable experiences.

Your sanctuary for respite

We understand the importance of taking breaks and recharging your spirit. Our Short-Term Accommodation services offer a peaceful and supportive environment, providing you with the opportunity to relax, rejuvenate, and take a break from your daily routine.

With fully accessible facilities and compassionate staff, we ensure that your stay is comfortable, safe, and tailored to your unique needs.

An adventure awaits...

Short-Term Accommodation with OC Connections is more than just a place to stay; it’s a gateway to new experiences and adventures. Our team is passionate about organising a variety of engaging activities and outings, designed to ignite your curiosity, spark joy, and foster connections with others.

With our Day Support facilities just next door, you can make the most of your time away from home by exploring local attractions and joining in on our educational and recreational activities.

At OC Connections’ Short Term Accommodation, every moment is an opportunity to make lasting memories.

Flexible support and peace of mind

During your Short-Term Accommodation stay, our highly trained and compassionate staff will provide round-the-clock support.

We are here to assist with personal care, medication management, and any additional support you may require. With our flexible approach, we tailor our services to meet your specific needs, empowering you to make the most of your stay.

Eligibility and Funding

To be eligible for Short Term Accommodation you must:

If you or your loved one could benefit from some respite in our Short Term Accommodation, we are here to help.  Enquire about our STA availability and our Short-term getaway packages.

strengthen your independence with our
independence experience

Build capacity and strengthen life skills

Our Independence Experience is specially designed to give you a taste of independent living by building capacity and life skills in our Short Term Accommodation house.

Our highly trained Support Workers can help tailor a routine to support your personal independent living goals. Your time in the house can range from a few days per week to up to two months. We can cater the experience to what suits you!

Whether your goal is simply to become more comfortable living away from family, or to achieve complete independence, this can be a great start to your journey.

What makes the Independence Experience unique is that you do not need STA funding. Speak to us about exploring funding options within your NDIS plan.

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INDIVIDUAL OUTCOMES:

Self Care
Strengthen your skills in hygiene, dressing, grooming, self regulation and exercise.

Meal Preparation
Learn how to shop, plan meals and cook for a healthy lifestyle.

Domestic Tasks
Learn how to complete common domestic tasks including cleaning and laundry.

Community Involvement
Become more confident interacting with the community, including taking public transport and making appointments.

Social & Interpersonal Skills
Strengthen your skills in socialising, communication, teamwork, decision making, and conflict resolution.

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