There is still a strong demand for SDA throughout Australia with >30 young people per week still entering aged care and over 1380 Australians currently stuck in hospital, waiting to be discharged into SDA. It is projected that by 2030, 52,000 Australians will require Specialist Disability Accommodation.
(Source: Summer Foundation Report Sept 2022. NDIA NDIS Projections, m3property Research)
Minister for the NDIS, Bill Shorten, is committed to fast-tracking people out of hospital and into SDA, recently announcing the appointment of additional NDIS staff in hospitals and giving them authority to make ‘on the spot’ decisions to expedite discharges.
(Source: The Australian, 13 Sept 2022)