Building Works Project Management
Complex Home Modifications 

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Andrew Hungerford Is a NDIS registered and experienced Complex Home Modifications  
Project Manager. 

 

Project Management for Complex Home Modifications 

Accredited in the nationally recognised training modules for providing complex home modifications: 

CPPACC5016 – Provide expert access advice on renovations to private dwellings

CPPACC4020 – Provide access advice on building renovations

Where Home Modification works will cost over $30,000, the NDIS requires you to engage an independent NDIS registered building works project manager for complex home modifications.  

When engaged Andrew can work with you on the design, documentation, costing and appointment of builders, and can engage suppliers in consultation with you. 

Andrew has a strong track record of quality project delivery for clients throughout Lake Macquarie, Newcastle, the Hunter and the Central Coast.

Andrew collaborates and builds healthy relationships with clients, occupational therapists, builders, and tradespeople to ensure that the best outcome is achieved. 

If you require project management services for your complex home modification project, Andrew is currently accepting referrals.  Please fill in our referral form with your details and Andrew will be in contact.  

Stage 1
Feasibility

Work with the client and OT during builders consultation to develop concept drawings, specifications, and cost estimates.

Stage 2 

Design Documentation

1. Using OT specifications, develop a project scope.

2. Coordinate design drawings with design consultants and engineers. 
3. Coordinate Preliminary Planning Assessment.
4. Manage the subsequent development consent process - Exempt, Complying(CDC), or full Development Application(DA).

Stage 3
Tender

1. Prepare tender documentation in consultation with OT.
2. Obtain a minimum of two builder's quotes and answer building related and/or design queries.

3. Evaluate tenders and provide a supporting recommendation.

3. Assist with Complex Home Modification Report submission.

Stage 4
Contract Award

1. Engage the builder on behalf of the client.
2. Administer the building contract including HBCF Certificate, insurances, program, progress payment schedules, warranties, budgets, and client expectations.

3. Review contractor's site-specific safety management plans.

4. Coordinate Site Establishment requirements.

Stage 5 
Construction

1. Provide a point of contact between builder, client, OT, and NDIS.
2. Complete progress site inspections at critical construction milestones.

3. Complete site safety inspections.
3. Manage compliance, program, variations, quality, and final handover to participants.

3. Review and provide progress payment certificates.

Stage 6
Post Construction

1. Complete post-construction defects inspection and work with the builder to close out in a timely manner.
2. Finalise approvals for builders' final payment.

Let’s Work Together

Tel: 0415 424 701

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BRONWYN CHANDLER

Occupational Therapist 

Having graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle in 2007,

Bronwyn has over 15 years of experience working with clients in the Hunter region living with a Spinal cord injury (SCI) traumatic, non-traumatic and aging-related.

 

Bronwyn has gained her clinical skills and experience by working in the medical rehabilitation ward at the John Hunter Hospital along with many years working in the community at both the Hunter Spinal Injury service and other private practices. 

Bronwyn has worked with clients at all stages of life helping to provide NDIS assessments, reporting, and therapies to help them achieve their goals. 

Bron is well respected by her peers for her experience and expertise in prescribing complex and non-complex equipment and assisting clients with their community access and home modification requirements. 

Bronwyn is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of her clients.

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