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.
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.
To be the trusted provider of quality in-home solutions to enable the independence of our clients.
Our Board Members
Geoff therefore brings to the Board his knowledge and experience in the management and operation of not-for-profit organisations as well as in the delivery of aged care and disability services through the HACC, NDIS and My Aged Care systems. Geoff also provides direct input to HMS through audits of the Quality Management System and his knowledge of relevant codes, standards and technical requirements. Geoff has a strong focus on contributing to community services organisations to benefit all those who need assistance to live comfortably and safely in their own homes.
Ian is a Financial Services professional with experience across all levels of banking, finance and insurance. Ian’s also has a specialisation in Corporate and Institutional Agribusiness, including pre-farm gate, large-scale farming enterprise and global agricultural commodity trading.
Ian’s more recent roles include General Manager of a National Financial Services division of an Agricultural Services Company. He is currently consulting with a focus on Fintech in the Agricultural and Private Enterprise sectors.
Ian has a passion to support the growth and development of Australian Agribusiness through facilitating innovative capital structures and insurance products.
Dianne is also a member of the Inner West Transport Committee where she provides advice in strategic business plans for the local government area and is actively involved in providing feedback to council’s transport plans. Dianne is a JP and has been a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) for nearly 10 years.
Paul is the Executive Director and franchise owner of BNI NSW South, a referral networking organisation, and Managing Director of his film production company specialising in business storytelling and life stories. He is also a principal founding member of Life Stories Australia, an association of life story professionals dedicated to documenting the lives of older Australians.
Since 2014 Sarah has worked as a sole trader providing occupational therapy services throughout metropolitan Sydney but with a particular commitment to the Sutherland Shire.
Sarah has a special interest in home modifications and the effectiveness of such in improving clients’ safety and independence.
Teddy has a number of hobbies including scuba diving for which he has logged over 1000 dives across South East Asia and Australia. As an open water scuba diving instructor Teddy has also trained around 100 students. Teddy is also passionate about the growth and development of people and seeks ways to encourage and help others. Teddy enjoys spending time with his daughters and caring for his chickens and garden.
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’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.
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.