About Home Modification Solutions

Home Modification Solutions has been assisting the residents of the Sutherland Shire since 1985. We are supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.

Being able to live independently at home in comfort and safety is vitally important for your health and wellbeing. At HMS we recognise the significance of this and our team of qualified, professional and licensed trade staff are able to make that possible.

Whether you are finding your home is more challenging or maintenance is becoming difficult we can help. HMS provides high quality services that empower your independence, helping you to stay in your own home for many years to come.

We have over 30 years’ experience catering to residents of the Sutherland Shire and St George regions. So if you want to remain living independently at home but are experiencing difficulties which are making you feel less confident about your ability to do so, we are here to help.

Our services are subsidised by the Commonwealth Government. The focus is on affordable access to modifications and maintenance particularly when it comes to making your home safer and easier to move around.

Our Purpose

To be experts in home modifications and maintenance supporting people who choose to age and stay safely in-home for a better quality of life.

Our Vision

To be the trusted provider of quality in-home solutions to enable the independence of our clients.

Our Board Members

Roslyn
Morton

Roslyn has recently joined the HMS Board and has taken on the role of Secretary. Prior to her retirement in 2019, Roslyn was the General Manager of a large Community Transport organisation based in Sutherland Shire. Previously, she worked as a Coordinator for Food Services in St George region.

For the past 30 years Roslyn has worked in a variety of roles in various community-based organisation and has over 40 years’ worth of volunteer experience with organisations such as Girl Guides, Asthma Foundation, Central and South Sydney Primary Health Network, Aged and Community Services, Sutherland Shire Access Committee, ShireBiz Committee and St George Community Services. Roslyn has a Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Bachelor Soc. Sc. in Community Development and a Diploma in Community Services.

Greg Storr (Chair)

Greg has qualifications in science and engineering and has been in executive and director roles mainly involved with the operation and safety of complex high-cost infrastructure which are subject to highly regulated conditions. Greg currently undertakes consulting work nationally and internationally for various clients including a United Nations’ agency.

Greg’s professional interests include the knowledge and application of good safety practices in the design and operation of facilities and businesses as well as applying appropriate risk management practices to assist those businesses in achieving their goals. Greg has been a leader of large teams from multiple disciplines and backgrounds. He is interested in contributing to the success of HMS and assisting clients in living productive lives in their own homes.

Tamara Petty

Tamara has recently joined the HMS Board and works for a NSW government health agency. She has extensive experience in the healthcare industry in Australia and overseas and has worked across areas of direct clinical care as an occupational therapist as well as education and staff development, policy development, risk management, insurance, and clinical and corporate governance.

Tamara has previous experience with ergonomic assessments, workplace assessments, and home evaluations and in making recommendations and modifications to facilitate maximal independence, functionality, and safety and either maintain or enhance the quality of life. As part of her current role, Tamara prepares reports on strategic, operational, and emerging risks for the Audit and Risk Committee and the Board and regularly attends ARC meetings.

Tamara holds a degree in occupational therapy as well as a master’s degree in training and human resource management and a master’s degree in risk management.

Tonia Fridlis

Tonia is an experienced healthcare manager  ,having served in non for profit and for profit organisations in different senior management roles such as  General Manager, Regional Manager , Director of Nursing  and most recently as  a Head of NDIS Services. She  has over 10 years of operational management experience in aged care  and disability industries as  a passionate leader contributing to compliance remediation ,continuous improvement process and improvement in financial performance. Tonia holds a Master Degree in Health Services Management from Sydney University  and also Registered Nurse qualifications .She is currently studying for a Master of Business Administration at Australian Institute of Business in Adelaide. Tonia joined HMS Board as  Non-Executive Director  in June 2022 and brings a knowledge  and  expertise in aged care and NDIS  operations ,service delivery  and compliance requirements.

Jean Moore

Jean is a legal and governance professional with over 20 years of experience. She has previously held legal positions at major law firms in Canada and Australia as well as at Qantas, where she advised on corporate and commercial matters. For the past 10 years, she has been working as a company secretary and is currently the Company Secretary for ANSTO.

Jean has a strong interest in governance, compliance and risk management and using her skills in those areas to help organisations fulfil their purpose. She has a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto, is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA) and a member and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

The new Charter of Aged Care Rights

The new Charter of Aged Care Rights took effect on 1st July 2019. This video explains the rights and responsibilities of those receiving aged care, as well as what they can expect under the new Charter.

You have the right to have control over, and make choices about, your care, personal and social life.

For more information, please view the video.