Key Features for Accessible Living
YOUR NEW HOME EQUALS CHOICE AND CONTROL
Intuitive assistive technology, functional design and great locations make Ability Apartments unique.
Ability Apartments are designed to achieve Liveable Housing Australia’s Platinum design certification. The apartments feature smart home technology, completely accessible bedrooms and balconies, open plan living rooms, and customisable kitchens and bathrooms.
Overnight onsite support is a key feature of Ability Apartments, allowing residents to maximise their independence, lifestyle and privacy.
Apartments can be fully automated as needed, including an emergency communication system that tenants can use to contact support staff.
- Large apartments approx 80-90 sqm + balcony
- Bright open plan living areas
- Floor to ceiling glass doors
- No-step balconies or courtyard
- 950mm width doorways
- 1200+mm width hallways
- Fire sprinklers
- Ample storage
- Accessible island bench
- Low mounted wall switches
- Drawer dishwashers
- Induction cooktops
- Microwave space
- Fridge space
- Built-in wardrobes
- Ceiling hoist provisions
- Accessible ensuite
- Emergency call button
- Ample storage
- Designed for privacy
- Accessible toilet
- Non-slip bathroom tiles
- Fully folding shower screens
What is platinum level and high physical support?
High Physical Support refers people with complex support needs who are likely requiring wider access and greater allowances for hoists and other equipment.
State-of-the-art design features meet the NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation certification for High Physical Support as well as Liveable Housing Australia’s Platinum design level certification High Physical Support certification under the NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation guidelines.
onsite overnight support
Support staff are onsite in their own dedicated apartment 24 hours per day to assist tenants whenever needed. They are contactable via device, personal fob pendant, wall buttons or voice automation.
smart home technology
Home automation enables tenants to maximise their independence and privacy. Personal devices can be programmed to control lights, blinds, windows, doors, air conditioning, and intercoms.
A two way speaker/microphone system is mounted in the ceiling allowing for voice activated communication between tenants and support staff, while motion and heat sensors can be programmed to alert support staff.
All apartments are equipped with emergency power backup.