Prospect Farm Accommodation

Offering Supported Independent Living in

NSW

Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

QLD

Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and the Sunshine Coast.

Enquiries

To organise a home inspection or for more information.

COVID19-UPDATE as of  the 16th of May 2020.

At Prospect Farm we are well aware of the essential link that exists between families and their loved ones who live with us. “Wellbeing & Peace of Mind” is our motto and standard that we live by – for participants, families and staff.

Several restrictions on travel and movement and gatherings have been relaxed. You can now go out in restricted numbers for particular purposes as long as you follow the latest rules and advice.

The federal government’s advice on travel and isolation is linked here.

NSW

Advice on what you can and cant do from the NSW Government.

QLD

Advice on staying home, going out and gathering from the Queensland Government.

Our preparations regarding physical distancing & hygiene

Prospect Farm has pre-COVID-19 stocks of gloves (15,000+ pairs), masks (1,000+) and hand sanitiser (100 litres) that will last for up to 6 months without replenishing.  We have a stockpile on hand of these items constantly for just such a situation as we find ourselves in at the moment.  In fact we are now manufacturing our own sanitiser and masks.

Both my wife, Dr Erin O’Neill, and myself are scientists by training – Erin was previously lecturer in virology at Newcastle University – and we are acutely aware of the precautions necessary to minimise the possibility of viral infection.

Consequently all our staff are thoroughly trained and constantly prompted to:

  • Exercise physical distancing with participants,
  • Wear a mask and gloves when working closely (<2 metres),
  • Clean hands frequently,
  • Disinfect all surfaces multiple times daily,
  • Record participant temperatures and their own temperatures twice daily to detect fever and assess for symptoms of cough and sore throat.

Dr Richard Brown & Dr Erin O’Neill

Prospect Farm, MAY 2020

WASH YOUR HANDS LIKE YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT

Coordinators of Support

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Supported Independent Living

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Support Workers

We want committed staff looking to build a rewarding career.

Supported Independent Living for People with Disability

At Prospect Farm Accommodation, we’re proud to be a leader in NDIS accredited accommodation for people with disability since 2010. By championing health and wellbeing we deliver exceptional care for our participants and peace of mind to their families.

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Supported Independent Living Enquiries

Office

Office Address

7/1 Jacaranda Ave
Raymond Terrace NSW 2324

Postal Address

PO Box 218
Raymond Terrace NSW 2324