Supporting independence and healthy lifestyles

Supporting independence and healthy lifestyles

In Afford Supported Accommodation across Australia, residents are encouraged to learn about healthy eating, with the grocery shopping experience an important part of that process. Regular resident meetings and one on one conversations with staff give residents the...
Ricky finds his way

Ricky finds his way

Ricky’s favourite treat is banana bread and coffee. When he first joined Afford’s newly opened Supported Accommodation home in Baulkham Hills, banana bread and coffee was almost all he would agree to eat. Ricky experiences difficulty in expressing and regulating his...
New life experience

New life experience

Knowing how to manage social situations is a valuable life skill that helps nurture self-confidence and a willingness to take on new life experiences. For Laura, going on a ride of the Melbourne Star was something she was keen to try. To encourage residents to engage...
Emma-Lee Shows Her Appreciation

Emma-Lee Shows Her Appreciation

Firefighters are on the front line, putting their lives at risk to save others. Emma-Lee is a resident of Afford’s Caboolture Supported Accommodation who truly values this commitment. Aside from being there to fight fires when needed, Emma-Lee’s local fire brigade...
Dom’s Journey to Independence

Dom’s Journey to Independence

The soft sounds of music from the radio fill Dom’s room as the sunshine and fresh breeze, flow through the open window. His guitar sits proudly against the wall, waiting for Dom to pick it up and strum some tunes. The sight of a large photo of Dom on a recent...
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