13 Jun 2024

Grand Opening of New Specialist Disability Accommodation in Playfield, Chermside

UPPER MT. GRAVATT, QLD — Tender Loving Care Disability Services proudly announces the grand opening of our newest Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) at Playfield, Chermside, QLD.

Playfield Chermside - Improved Livability

We are excited to introduce a state-of-the-art, one-bedroom unit to enhance livability and accessibility for individuals with disabilities. This brand-new unit is equipped with a range of features to ensure our residents’ comfort, safety, and independence.

Key Features of the Playfield Chermside SDA

  • Non-Slip Floors: Ensuring safety by reducing the risk of slips and falls.
  • Wide Doorways: Allowing easy access for wheelchairs and mobility aids.
  • Outdoor Space with a View: Providing a serene and pleasant relaxing environment.
  • Adequate Lighting: Enhancing visibility throughout the unit.
  • Lowered Countertops and Pull-Out Drawers: Facilitating easy reach and usability.
  • Lowered Cabinets and Kitchen Stove: Ensuring accessibility for all residents.
  • Lever Handles on Faucets: Simplifying the use of taps.
  • Lowered Light Switches: Making it more accessible to control lighting.
  • Toilet with Grab Bars: Offering support and stability.
  • Accessible Sink Height and Knee Space: Allowing comfortable use of the sink.
  • Spacious Bedroom: Providing ample space for movement and storage.
  • Mirrored Closet Doors: Enhancing visibility and convenience.
  • Sliding Glass Door: This allows easy access to the balcony.
  • Balcony Railing with a Lowered Section: Ensuring a clear view for all residents.

A Celebration of Inclusive Design

The launch of the Playfield Chermside SDA was celebrated with an event in partnership with Adapt Housing. The Improved Livability Discovery Event was a tremendous success, bringing together community members, stakeholders, and industry partners to explore the benefits and features of the Improved Livability SDA design category.

Melissa Olley, QLD Manager for Tender Loving Care Disability Services, stated: “We’re thrilled to open our new SDA in Playfield, Chermside, showcasing our commitment to high-quality, accessible housing for individuals with disabilities.”

This event highlighted the importance of inclusive design and its positive impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities. We are grateful for the community’s support and enthusiasm, which inspires us to continue our mission of providing high-quality, accessible housing solutions.

About Tender Loving Care Disability Services

Tender Loving Care Disability Services is a registered NDIS provider committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Our services are designed to promote independence, inclusion, and well-being. We take pride in offering personalised care and support tailored to the unique needs of each individual.

About Adapt Housing

Adapt Housing is a leading provider of accessible and inclusive housing solutions. They are dedicated to creating living spaces that cater to the diverse needs of individuals with disabilities, ensuring safety, comfort, and dignity.

Looking Ahead

The opening of the Playfield Chermside SDA marks a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to improve livability for individuals with disabilities. We are excited to welcome new residents to this exceptional facility and look forward to continuing our partnership with Adapt Housing and other community stakeholders to create more inclusive living environments.

For more information about the Playfield Chermside SDA or to arrange a tour, don’t hesitate to contact Tender Loving Care Disability Services at 1300 998 885.

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