We are beyond excited about the commencement of our Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) project with our apartment complex in Springfield well and truly underway through the MS Queensland initiative called Project Dignity 120. The Springfield development is just one of many projects delivering high need apartments that MS Queensland is planning across our state. This is our unique approach to fix the high need housing crisis and is different to any other not-for-profits’ attempts to date. Our Springfield development along with our future Project Dignity 120 developments meet Liveable Housing Australia – Platinum Standard – the highest standard of SDA housing that is easier to access, navigate and live in; and more cost effective to adapt when life’s circumstances change.
Nine out of ten people with MS live at home and want to stay there as long as possible. But people are being forced from their homes because their homes can’t adapt. Many end up in aged care well before their time. Queensland families, people you know, are being pushed to breaking point, robbed of their ability to care and to cope. We must do something to change this and that is why MS Queensland is going full steam ahead with Project Dignity 120 to tackle this issue, head on.
We believe that everyone deserves the right to live with dignity, with choice and control over their lives. We are not just building buildings; our care model and service focus make us different. We are changing what the future looks like for people with progressive neurological diseases and their families by providing homes with appropriate care and support, when it’s needed, so people can live safely and independently for longer. Each housing complex will feature our very latest, fully accessible “Livewell with MS” design offering privacy and safety for each individual, with opportunities by choice to interact with other residents in an onsite gym, dining room or common areas.
Project Dignity 120 is MS Queensland’s largest undertaking ever and a bold attempt to fix the high need housing crisis in Queensland, once and for all.
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