“My Life, my choice” provides the platform to launch our mission which is to “provide sustainable lifestyle choices that will empower individuals to live a life they choose as valued member of the community.”
Oakleigh Centre provides supported accommodation services for people who primarily have an intellectual disability. Our services have currently three accommodation types. Firstly ongoing support provided in small group community home settings, the second providing short to medium term, Respite accommodation and last long term congregate care for larger groups of individuals who require supported accommodation. Over the next three years we will be replacing our congregate care facilities with smaller accommodation structures that will support 4 to 6 individuals.
Through our individual support planning approach accommodation staff provide assistance and guidance in activities of daily living, specific independent living skills, communication, social connectedness by developing community participation, recreation, and leisure activities.
In addition our role is to support the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual well-being of each individual under our care.
All of our services are located within or close to the suburb of Oakleigh in the City of Monash. Our accommodation facilities provide staffing support comprising of day, evening, and weekend support including active night support and staff sleepover arrangements.
Our staffing profile has 60 % of our staff qualified with either a Certificate IV in Disability Studies or higher.
To be eligible for consideration you must be over 18 years of age and registered with the Department of Human Services.
Enquiries to the Executive Manager Accommodation on (03) 95640907 or email us