Medium Term Accommodation
Medium Term Accommodation (also known as MTA) is transitional accommodation for NDIS participants who are preparing to move into a more permanent home. The NDIS funds MTA for eligible participants for up to 90 days. This is so people with disabilities aren’t forced into an age care facility or made to wait longer then they need to.
Eligible NDIS participants can access MTA for reasons such as:
- If you are ready to leave hospital but are waiting for home modifications, assisted technology or support equipment
- As bridging accommodation for younger people who are at risk at being admitted (or want to leave) an age care homE
- Those who are eligible for SIL or SDA but need somewhere to stay while they are waiting for a vacancy or for a build to be completed.
Our self-contained cottage style house in Ballina has 4 fully furnished bedrooms, the master bedroom contains an en suite, and the property has one accessible bathroom. This home is situated close to public transport, shops and amenities.
Please note: due to damage sustained during the 2022 Floods, Ballina Respite service is closed for repairs until 2023.
Supported Housing and Independent Living - FAQs
What is the difference between SIL and SDA?
Supported Independent Living (SIL) is the essential support you receive at home, to allow you to live independently. It applies to people with a disability who require access to 24/7 support.
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is a type of housing designed for people who have very high support needs and require specialist housing solutions like ceiling hoists, automatic doors and other major physical adjustments to their living space.
How can I get SIL or SDA in my NDIS Plan?
What does housing come under on my NDIS Plan?
Depending on what you need, NDIS categories related to housing are "Improved Living Arrangements", "Home Modifications", and "Assistance with Daily Life". This might include specialist housing solutions, equipment for your home, or assistance with household tasks.
For more information, speak to your NDIS planner, or call us on 1800 275 753.