Project Management for Complex Home Modifications
Along with over 20 years of experience in the property industry, Andrew Hungerford is accredited in the nationally recognised training modules for providing complex home modifications:
Provide expert access advice on renovations to private dwellings
Provide access advice on building renovations
NDIS Complex Home Modifications
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 and your Occupational Therapist on the design, approvals, 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, and tradespeople to achieve the project goals.
Our Project Manager and/or BCP works with the client and Occupational Therapist during the builder's consultation to develop concept drawings, specifications, and source cost estimates.
Develop a project scope
Coordinate design drawings with design consultants and engineers
Coordinate preliminary planning assessment
Manage the subsequent development consent process - exempt, complying (CDC), or full development application (DA)
Using OT specifications, assemble a project scope of works
Coordinate design drawings with a draftsperson or architect to prepare for submission to the planning authority
Coordinate design drawings with engineers and consultants (where required)
Coordinate planning certificates and/or development applications (where required)
Upon funding approval, engage the builder on behalf of the client
Review the building Contract including program, payment schedule, PC item allowances, insurances, and client expectations
Review contractor's site specific safety management plans
Coordinate site establishment requirements
Coordinate a project kick-off meeting with the client, OT, builder, and BWPM.
Provide a single point of contact between builder, client, OT, and NDIS (including technical RFI’s)
Complete weekly site inspections or critical points of build, e.g. waterproofing
Management of compliance with safety plans, program, costs, quality assurance, and handover back to the client
Review builders’ variation requests and maintain a register
Review builder's progress claims for payment and provide payment certificates
Coordinate certificates of completion required of the planning authority
Issue practical completion certificate
Complete post-construction defects inspection and work with the builder to close out in a timely manner
Finalise approvals for builders' final payment