Supported Independent Living (SIL) in South East Melbourne

Anyone with a disability can lead a fulfilling life with some help and cooperation. At Platinum Disability Services, we offer Supported Independent Living (SIL) assistance across South East Melbourne. With years of experience, our team provides comprehensive support to all eligible NDIS participants. As such, they receive the proper care needed to learn the necessary skills and live a fruitful life.

What is Supported Independent Living?

SIL by NDIS helps people with higher support needs live independently in their homes. Under this program, they receive a helping hand with their daily activities. It plays a crucial role in enhancing their overall well-being and improving their quality of life.

Additionally, a person can access funding for SIL disability housing if they need 24/7 assistance. These services are also available to people living in a shared home or centre. It covers tasks like cooking meals, personal care, transportation, and more.

Support Independent Living

What is included in SIL funding?

SIL funding is meant to pay for support providers and workers who assist participants with day-to-day tasks. This includes:

  • Personal care needs

  • Mobility support

  • Medication assistance

  • Meal preparation

  • Domestic work

  • Therapy sessions
  • Household task management and more

However, certain activities or services are not covered. Things like rent or other day-to-day expenses like groceries will not be included.

Who Is Eligible to Receive SIL Support?

According to the guidelines, any NDIS participant is eligible to receive SIL support if they meet the following criteria:

  • High Support Needs: An individual who needs constant assistance throughout the day is eligible for SIL funding.

  • Specific Circumstances: When deciding on eligibility, the person’s age, goals, and level of independence are factored in.

  • Permanent Disabilities: Anyone with a long-term or permanent impairment can apply for SIL assistance.

  • Home Modifications and Assistive Technology: If a participant needs home improvement or assistive device upgrades, SIL is available to them.

  • Capacity Building: SIL support can be beneficial for learning skills to live independently.

Supported Independent Living Services We Provide

Platinum Disability Services provides NDIS-supported independent living services to help participants achieve their goals. Under our SIL program, we cover:

  • Transportation

  • Personal care

  • Household management

  • Meal planning

  • Cooking

  • Shopping

  • Therapy

  • Learning daily living skills

  • Medication management

  • Behavioural support

  • Financial management

Why Choose Platinum Disability Services For SIL NDIS?

Our experienced professionals deliver compassionate care while prioritising the participant’s safety. As a registered NDIS provider, we offer the following benefits:

  • Experienced Team: We have extensive experience in helping individuals from diverse backgrounds to live confidently. Our expertise as one of the best SIL providers allows us to make a positive impact in the lives of our clients.

  • Empowerment: Our team believes in promoting empowerment through care and respect. We help participants live a better life, regardless of their disabilities.

  • Transparency: With us, participants receive total transparency in communication, operation and decision-making.

Platinum Disability Services offers dedicated disability support by building real connections with our SIL NDIS participants in South East Melbourne. Whether it’s medication management or 24-hour support, we are always available for assistance. Call us on 1300 951 577 or email us at You can also visit us at 89 Marriott Blvd. Lyndhurst Vic 3975.


Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) refers to the physical housing, designed to suit the needs of people with disability or high support needs. On the other hand, Supported Independent Living (SIL) offers personalised services to help individuals live independently.

To access SIL funding, you need an NDIS plan that includes funding for Supported Independent Living. To get a better idea, contact your plan coordinator or talk to us today.

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    Can I access the NDIS?

    You need to meet the following requirements:

    • Have a permanent and significant disability that affects your ability to take part in everyday activities
    • Be aged less than 65 when you first access the scheme
    • Be an Australian citizen, a permanent resident who holds a Protected Special Category Visa
    • Live in an area where the NDIS is available.