Our team is one of the key reasons, service providers, participants, funding bodies, allied health professionals and occupational therapists like to work with Aged Care & Medical. As our industry is built on relationships, trust and collaboration, we felt it's important you know a little bit more about our team and what makes us tick.
Director – Operations & Marketing Services
Education & Additional I have a Bachelor of Business - International Trade (Monash University), Cert IV Allied Health Assistant – Occupational Therapy, Cert IV in Training, Education & Assessment, Diploma - Access Consulting and currently studying my Grad. Diploma in Dementia Care (University of Tasmania).
Interests What do you like to do outside of work? Watching my children play their sport and going on holidays with them. I am also a sport tragic so love watching most sports, especially my AFL team Richmond. I enjoy playing netball, listening to business pod casts, and walking my two dogs along the beach.
Role That You Do In Work My role at ACM is quite diverse, which is what I enjoy the most. From problem solving technology roadblocks and process improvement to being involved as a part of a multi-disciplinary team in solving a client/participant’s AT or Access Consulting requirements so that they can continue enjoy living at home. I also oversee our eCommerce operations.
Thing You Like Most About Your Role. I like problem solving. I specifically enjoy, process management, technology, or client specific access solutions. Meeting people and being out in the community is also an enjoyable part of my role. Especially working with community Occupational Therapists and people living with dementia and their families.
Why Service Providers, Occupational Therapists and Our Clients can Rely on Me? I am responsive, am an active listener and (as I mentioned) really enjoy solving problems. I also take pride in my work… and our business. Like the rest of our team, I also understand that I don’t know everything (because community home care is such fast paced), however i am a life learner and am committed to either get the answer or put you in contact with experts as required.
My Experience I have been working in aged care and disability since 2013 and have been with the Aged Care & Medical, as one of the founders of our business. Primarily my experience has been in home care and working closely with OTs, clients and their families to develop strategies and provide product (assistive technology) to make living at home as comfortable and fulfilling as possible. I also work closely with all the funding models available in the Community Home Care for the Aged and Disability, working with service providers, DVA, NDIS and private funding. Prior to Aged Care & Medical I worked in sports marketing,
Director – Stakeholder Relations & Field Services
Education & Additional Bachelor of Business – Finance (Deakin University), Leadership & Change Management (Mt Eliza Business School) and currently completing Introduction to National Disability Insurance Scheme course at Holmesglen
Interests what do you like to do outside of work? I like to do lots of things – enjoy time with family, friends, watching my kids sports, surfing, swimming, walking dogs, working around the house, holidays, a good movie or TV series, podcasts, cooking, dining or just sitting in a café with a coffee and the paper.
Role That You Do In Work I never like that question!...… I manage our key stakeholders which includes Service Providers, Allied Health professionals, Suppliers, and our Customers. I also manage our Field Services which involves our Home Mods team of Builders & Trades.
Thing You Like Most About Your Role The people - all my colleagues, stakeholders, and customers that I get to work with every day
Why Service Providers, Occupational Therapists and Our Clients can Rely on Me? I am authentic, like to help people and will always act with integrity.
My Experience Over the past 30 years I have been fortunate to work across Australia and internationally in Finance, Sports, Philanthropy and Community Home Care. I have held various positions with Aged Care & Medical since 2013.
Manager – Home Modifications & OT Support
Education & Additional Diploma of Youth Work, Certificate IV Alcohol and other Drugs, Certificate IV Allied Health Assistant Occupational Therapy (in progress)
Interests I enjoy going spending time with family and friends. Going to the gym. Playing at the park and exploring with my two boys.
Role That You Do In Work I manage the Home Modifications side of ACM. I work closely with Occupational Therapists, builders and families to ensure the works run smoothly and that they meet and exceed all the requirements and everyone’s expectations.
Thing You Like Most About Your Role The thing is most enjoying is getting out in the community and meeting with clients and Occupational Therapists. I enjoy being the main point of contact and ensuring each party involved has a clear sense of direction when it comes to what and how we will achieve their goals.
Why Service Providers, Occupational Therapists and Our Clients can Rely on Me? I am always just on the other end of the phone. I welcome a phone call or quick email at any time of the day. I will always respond and do my best to assist you with your enquiry.
My Experience I have worked at Aged Care & Medical for 2 years now. My background was primarily in Community Services along with logistics and scheduling. My current role as in-Home Modifications allows me to work in a meaningful and challenging environment whilst at the same time allowing me to give a valuable contribution back to the community.
Administration & Assistive Technology
Education & Additional Cert III Community Services, Cert IV Bookkeeping, Diploma of accounting (currently in progress)
Interests I like to spend time with my family & friends and going on nature walks.
Role That You Do In Work I manage all accounts payable & receivables, invoicing, and client processing of NDIS claims and Home Care Package quotes.
Thing You Like Most About Your Role I enjoy working with OT’s and service providers to ensure clients get the correct products for their needs, and ensuring they receive the best service/assistance possible.
Why Service Providers, Occupational Therapists and Our Clients can Rely on Me? I am an active listener and always respond as fast as possible with as much information as possible. If I have questions, I will not hesitate to ask to ensure I am clear in what is needed.
My Experience I have worked with Aged Care & Medical for 3 years in accounts & administration, working with clients, OT’s, and colleagues to schedule product trials, quotes, and deliveries.