Shack_logo thumbnailThe S.H.A.C.K. (Shoalhaven Heads Apex Cottages for Kids) is a complex of six x 2 bedroom wheelchair accessible holiday units located at Shoalhaven Heads. It is very close to the beach at Shoalhaven Heads on the NSW south coast.  The units are an Apex Community project.

This venue is available for families as a respite venue from the everyday demands of caring for a child or children suffering from chronic illness or disabilities. It is offered at affordable rates for a weekend or week.

Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen, colour TV, extensive library and patio and caters for six adults/children (with extra facilities for babies). There is also a communal BBQ and laundry facilities.  It is necessary to bring food and drink, sheets and pillows (or sleeping bags), low suds washing powder and pegs.  Download The S.H.A.C.K. brochure.

ACCOMMODATION FEATURES & FACILITIES

Guest Rooms

Is designated parking provided for each unit? Yes
How many rooms are available for guests who use a wheelchair? 6 Rooms
What is the width of the clear opening of the bedroom 80cm
Can the bedroom furniture be re-arranged, if requested by the guest? Yes
Which types of beds are available in rooms for wheelchair users One Double/One Single
What is the height of the bed from the floor to the top of the mattress? 65cm
What is the clear space height from the floor to under the bed base? 13cm
What is the height to the top of the desk? 54cm
What is the height of the clothes rail in the wardrobe? 160cm

Electrical Switches

Is there a free power outlet near the bed? No
What is the height of the light switches? 103cm
What is the height of the power outlets? 35cm
Is there a master switch in the bedside unit? No

Ensuite Bathroom for wheelchair users

What is the width of the clear opening of the bathroom door? 80cm
Is there a separate shower with level access? Yes
Is a fixed shower seat or shower chair provided? No
Are there handrails for support beside the shower?  Yes
Are there handrails for support beside the toilet? Yes/fixed
What is the width of the widest floor space at the side of the toilet? 100cm
What is the length of the floor space in front of the toilet? 120cm
What is the height of the toilet seat from the floor? 43cm
Is there an emergency call system in the bathroom? No
Is there a bath? No
What is the height of the sink? 80cm
What is the height from the floor to the bottom of the sink? 68cm

Kitchenette/Kitchen

Does your accommodation have a kitchen/kitchenette? Yes
What is the height of the bench tops? 83cm
What is the width of the bench tops? 60cm
What is the width of the working space? 71cm

General

Is there a designated parking provided near the reception entrance?  No reception
Is there level Access, or access by a ramp or lift to public areas?  Yes
Access Areas: Dining, Lounge, Terrace, BBQ
Other general comments:

Special Services

Is 24-hour guest service provided? No
Are service dogs allowed in your premises?
Non smoking rooms? Yes
Do you provide disability equipment for guest use?

CONTACT DETAILS & GETTING THERE

Address 163 Scott Street
Shoalhaven Heads
NSW 2535
Telephone 02 4448 7231
Fax 02 4448 8061
Email apexshack@apexfoundation.org.au
Website http://www.apexfoundation.org.au