NDIS Key Role – Supported Independent Living (SIL)

SIL is help and supervision of daily tasks to help you live as independently as possible, while building your skills.
SIL is the paid personal supports.

It includes things like having a person to help with personal care tasks, or cooking meals, SIL can also help build skills too, so you can be more independent.

Some of the tasks that the SIL is responsible for:

  • SIL happens in your home – usually in a home you share with other NDIS participants.
  • SIL is paid supports and is used to help participants with personal care tasks or cooking meals, as well as support to do things outside the home like getting to the doctors or catching a bus.
  • SIL supports can be delivered 24 hour a day, and often includes overnight support.
  • SIL funding is for person-to-person supports.

What SIL does NOT do:

  • SIL funding does not include expenses like rent, bills, or other day-to-day expenses like groceries.

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