It has been a pivotal first year for Summer Housing. Our first annual report explores the significant inroads made towards achieving our goal of commissioning at least 300 additional SDA dwellings for younger people living in or at risk of entry to residential aged care, and the exciting journey that lies ahead.
Designing for Inclusion and Independence – An Explanatory Guide to support the Briefing and Design of Accessible Housing is Summer Housing’s first publication.
Based on learnings from the innovative housing and support projects in Abbotsford, Victoria, and the Hunter region of NSW, this report demonstrates new and more inclusive housing options for people with disability.
This report considers the need for an appropriate design framework to assist the housing sector in delivering suitable housing for people with disability.
Take an interactive virtual tour of our Hunter Housing Project display apartment that highlights some of the key design and smart home technology features.
Take the virtual tour of an apartment in the Abbotsford Housing Project that highlights the accessible design features.
This video shows how smart home technology in the Abbotsford Housing Project enables people with disability to maximise their independence.
This video highlights the accessible features and smart home technology used throughout the Hunter Housing Project.