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NDIS Robust Housing  

The Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Design Standards came into effect on 1 July 2021. Under the standards there are 4 categories set out in the SDA Rules (2020): 

The standards help to improve clarity on design requirements on how housing for people with disability should be built and focus on providing a home environment that allows the individual to live as independently as possible. 

These new mandatory housing accessible standards will be introduced into the National Construction Code (NCC) in 2022. 

What is Robust housing?  

Robust housing has been designed and built to incorporate a high level of physical access provision and be very resilient, reducing the likelihood of reactive maintenance and reducing the risk to the participant and the community. This housing provides safe independent living while protecting the client and the community. 

The requirements for robust housing include: 

How can we help? 

At Galvin Engineering, we provide Australia’s largest range of anti-ligature electronic and mechanical tapware, Wallgate sanitaryware, grab rails, drainage, fixtures, fittings & water management systems for NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Robust Housing.  

All our robust housing products are designed with the safety of both residents and caregivers at the forefront of product design. Our safe and easy to use NDIS SDA Robust Housing tapware and sanitaryware assist residents in carrying out more tasks independently and also reduces mental and physical stress of assisted tasks ensuring a more comfortable experience for residents and caregivers. All our products are compliant with all relevant Australian Standards and requirements.  

Find out more about our robust housing products: 
Robust Housing Solutions (NDIS & SDA) | Galvin Specialised 

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