Shared living arrangements is a type of independent living option where individuals with disabilities live in a shared living space with other people with disabilities. This type of accommodation is designed to provide a sense of community and socialization for the residents, while also providing the necessary support and assistance to help them live as independently as possible.

In shared living arrangements, the individuals with disabilities live in a shared living space, such as a group home or a shared apartment. They have their own private bedroom, but share common areas such as the kitchen, living room and bathroom. The staff members are available to provide support and assistance with daily tasks such as meal preparation, personal care, and medication management as needed.

There are a number of different accommodation or tenancy services available depending on the needs of the person. These services include:

Shared accommodation with 24/7 support staff
Shared accommodation with on-call support staff
Supported accommodation with a higher level of support and more frequent staff visits
Independent living options where the person have their own apartment or house and receive in-home support services.
Each type of accommodation has its own set of benefits and limitations and it’s essential to carefully consider the specific needs and preferences of the individual before deciding on the best option. The choice should be made after assessing the individual’s physical, emotional, and social needs, as well as their financial situation. It’s also important to explore different options and find the right facility that fits your budget and specific needs, and that can provide the level of support required.