Alexander House


 

Alexander House - Independent Supported Living & Respite

Alexander House, is centrally located near the Echuca Specialist School in High Street Echuca. We provide a homely environment, catering to individual needs. We can support people with high physical needs.  An accessible outdoor area has BBQ facilities, play equipment and a large trampolining mat which is enjoyed by people of all ages.

Alexander House is open week days, and all weekend. Support is flexible, and tailored to individual needs. Clients may stay for a night or for a week; or have regular weekly bookings. Support may also be provided on an emergency basis.

Support is provided for specific groups including girls weekend, kid's night and children's weekend.

Alexander House can sleep up to six people per night. It is accessible for people using wheelchairs, and caters for a range of disabilities.

Staff are trained in Community Services, with a variety of life experience. Staff provide activities based on the interests, needs and goals of those staying in the house. Our aim is that staying at Alexander House is an enjoyable experience. Staff ratios are based on support needs.

The services provided at Alexander House support pathways to independence and the transition from home to community and independent living supports. Services also assist carers to maintain their roles as primary carers.

When staying at Alexander House we support people to work towards the goals within their NDIS Plan.

These supports include:

  • access to the community and community events
  • meeting new people and increasing social and communication skills
  • developing self-care skills 
  • learning to prepare meal
  • earning daily living skills
  • using public transport to help build independence in accessing the community
  • learning to live away from home and becoming independent of primary carers
  • managing behavioural and sensory needs
  • providing a safe environment for people of all abilities
  • emergency care  

 

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