Supported Residential Facilities

A Supported Residential Facility (SRF) is a premises in which accommodation is provided together with personal care services.

To ensure all SRFs are maintained in accordance with the current standards, the Environmental Health Team administers and enforces the relevant provisions of the following legislation:

  • Supported Residential Facilities Act 1992
  • Supported Residential Facilities Regulations 2009
  • Food Act 2001
  • Food Regulations 2002
  • South Australian Public Health Act 2011

The following principles must be followed in relation to the management and administration of supported residential facilities:

  • Residents are entitled to high quality care, to their choice of medical practitioner, and to have an informed choice in the provision of care.
  • Residents are entitled to receive reasonable levels of nutrition, comfort and shelter in a home-like environment.
  • Services should be provided in a safe physical environment.
  • Residents are entitled to be treated with dignity and respect and afforded reasonable degrees of privacy.
  • Residents are entitled to independence and freedom of choice.
  • Residents are entitled to manage their own affairs.
  • Residents are entitled to freedom to comment about the provision of accommodation or personal care services.

Any concerns regarding the management of a supported residential facility or about the conduct of a resident of a supported residential facility can be made by contacting:

City of Marion
Environmental Health Team
Phone: (08) 8375 6600
Fax: (08) 8375 6699
Email: council@marion.sa.gov.au
In person: 245 Sturt Road, Sturt SA 5047
Post: PO Box 21, Oaklands Park SA 5046