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Posted on December 21, 2023 in Latest News and Information
Jim and Murray

Image: Jim and Murray

House mates Jim, Scott, Wayne and Murray have been living together for many years. The four men have very different hobbies and interests and wanted to share them.

“Whenever I visit their home it is always a lovely experience, I always leave smiling. They are always keen to share with me all the wonderful things they get up to. They are multitalented and have so many great hobbies.” SensesWA Senior Social Woker Laura.


Jim is passionate about Art. He likes to visit galleries to see new exhibitions. Jim enjoys going to DADAA art group and he has made lots of beautiful things like vases and other hand made crafts. Jim also loves horse riding and goes riding every week with his housemate Scott. Jim loves Music and attends Sassy Ability Karaoke. Jim goes to the zoo with his family each month and catches public transport independently to go bowling with his friends on Saturdays.


Murray is a bit of a dare devil and is always up for a new challenge like zip lining. He loves to surf and participates in Surfability each year. He enjoys swimming, gardening and eating out.

Scott and Wayne

Image: Scott and Wayne


Scott is a very independent and social person. He likes to chat, make jokes and make people laugh.
Scott is an animal lover and volunteers at Kanyana animal shelter twice every week. He loves to go horse riding, he goes with housemate Jim each week.

Scott attends men’s shed each week. There he makes chopping boards, spice racks, and lots of things from wood. Scott goes to gym every week and works towards a fit and healthy lifestyle.


Wayne is a very outgoing happy person who loves to laugh and chat with everybody. Wayne enjoys trying new things. He likes swimming, working out at the gym and going for long walks on the beach. Wayne’s greatest passion is music, his favourite bands are Boney M, Belinda Carlisle, Goombay band.

SensesWA will work with you to get you the home and lifestyle you want

SensesWA offers a range of supported living options that assist people with disability to live the life they choose. Each home is set up to suit the personalities and needs of the people who live there. You may need a little, or a lot of support to live independently, whatever your situation our friendly team work with you and the people in your life to get you the home and lifestyle you want. With prime locations across Perth, our shared homes are a great way to live independently, make friends, socialise and get expert support when needed.

Current Vacancies in:

  • Viveash
  • St James
  • Gosnells x2

SensesWA will work with you to get you the lifestyle you want. We provide a comprehensive range of support services to help you achieve your goals in life, whether it’s gaining greater independence, forming closer community connections, furthering your education, finding employment or improving your health and wellbeing.

Services include:

  • Supported Independent Living
  • At Home Support
  • Community Access
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Group Activities
  • Short Term Accommodation (Respite)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Social Work
  • Dietetics
  • Deafblind Consultancy
  • Orientation and Mobility Services

If you or someone you know is interested in any of our services  the SensesWA team is here to assist, talk to us if you have any questions.

Call 1300 111 881 or email customerservice@senses.org.au