Our Team

Meet our team of caring, compassionate professionals, dedicated to providing you and your family the best in-home care and support for your individual needs and preferences.

Su Middleton

Owner & Director

With over 30 years of experience working in the community and age care sector, Su is committed to achieving exceptional service for CAREGivers, clients and their families. Su began her career in England as a Social Worker gaining vital experience and has spent the past 8 years working in Executive Management roles for various not-for-profit organisations. As owner/ director of Home Instead, Su is a true believer in what the organisation stands for and strives to share her industry knowledge to achieve optimum personalised in-home care services for clients. As the face of Home Instead Senior Care Wollongong, Su takes pride in delivering career growing training to our CAREGivers and making sure that core values such as Respect, Compassion and Integrity are instilled throughout all stakeholders.

Su is a true testimonial for giving back and as a local business owner she is a familiar face in our Regions Age Care Industry, enjoying every opportunity to meet clients, their families and members of the Community. Su’s professionalism, approachable manner and leadership inspires Office Staff and Caregivers to deliver and build trustworthy relationships with clients and their families. Su’s objective is to represent Home Instead Senior Care in a professional manner by communicating and upholding our brand promise to all. Su endeavours to continue growing so our services become known and available to more families and to maintain our quality service which is slowly changing the face of ageing

 

Carly Zulumovich

Head of Client Services
Carly Zulumovich

When it comes to being a people’s person, Carly is definitely right up there with some of the best. Her passion for helping others is emphasised through her Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Exercise Science) and work experience in improving the health of older people. Carly is part of Home Instead Senior Care’s dynamic Client Services team who focus on scheduling rosters for CAREGivers and work closely with clients to identify suitable CAREGivers for their needs. Her caring and reliable attributes led her to grow and gain key organisational skills in delivering innovative client services and is contributing towards changing the face of Age Care each day at a time. With strong attention to detail, Carly manages client and Caregiver interactions making sure all clients are receiving the quality services they deserve. Her positive attitude along with a strong desire to succeed has made her a popular figure amongst our team where she is dedicated to providing exceptional services to people in the Illawarra.

Louise Riolo

Recruitment and Training Coordinator

With Louise on our team, clients and their families are assured to receive highly trained CAREGivers with an ambition to be the best in the Illawarra region. Having previously worked in the age care industry and being a CAREGiver herself, Louise brings an array of knowledge and innovative ideas to Home Instead Senior Care. As our Recruitment and training coordinator, Louise is largely responsible for recruiting compassionate and reliable Caregivers that will meet our clients demands. She provides outstanding training and first-hand knowledge where our CAREGivers learn from an individual who has been in their shoes. Louise’ caring, supportive and reliable attributes ensures clients receive highly trained, knowledgeable and industry leading CAREGivers. She plays a key role in screening, monitoring and facilitating on-going CAREGiver development making sure all caregivers are up to industry standard. Louise hard work ethic and passion for high quality services ensures Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers make caregiving a personalised and memorable experience.

Cheryl Moore

Home Care Package Coordinator

Welcoming, compassionate and caring are just some of the common descriptions for Cheryl’s professionalism. She has always had a passion for helping others in need and truly understands our ‘’to us, it’s personal’’ tagline. For many years Cheryl has worked as a caregiver in the age care industry along with being the primary caregiver for her mother and is a believer in personalised care. Initialling starting out as a caregiver for Home Instead Senior Care, Cheryl’s desire, commitment and drive is like no other, leading her to becoming an integral part of Home Instead Senior Care. Cheryl closely works with our client services team providing exceptional services for all clients and specialises in Home Care Packages, making sure approved clients are receiving the quality services they require. Her role extends to visiting clients making sure they are satisfied with their service and working together with clients and their families on developing Home Care Package plans best suited for them. Cheryl is determined to provide exceptional services to seniors in the Illawarra with an objective to make a difference in their lives.

Nigel Middleton

Operations and Quality Coordinator

Nigel is a key player of Home Instead Senior Care, working closely with all stakeholders regarding financial and operational practices, he is determined to achieve high levels of client and CAREGiver satisfaction. Nigel’s eye for detail is like no other! He is responsible for ensuring payments are made accurately, on time and business operations are running smoothly. His knowledge and experience stems from his engineering background which has seen him working on prestigious major projects such as the recent refurbishment of Sydney Opera House and The Gorgon Project, where he was responsible for budgeting and prioritising financial information. Nigel’s hard work ethic, positive attitude and passion for helping others has made him an integral part of Home Instead Senior Care striving to change the face of ageing by delivering on promises made.

Layal Sulieman

Client Services Coordinator

Layal’s warm demeanour and passion for delivering quality services ensures clients and CAREGivers encounter a memorable experience with Home Instead Senior Care. Along with Layal’s completion of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Human Resources and Business Law, she has years of knowledge and experience in the client service sector upholding high levels of client satisfaction. Layal is a key player in our growing client services team liaising with clients, caregivers and organisations to deliver timely and personalised care. She believes in having accessible and quality care for those in need which has enabled her to settle in the role of Client Service Coordinator and deliver on promises made. Layal is a popular figure amongst CAREGivers and clients as they know their requests and needs are being actioned upon by a true professional.

Kristina Gavrilovska

Home Care Package Coordinator

Kristina joins our Home Instead team with an array of skills, industry knowledge and passion for helping others in the Community. She has completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health as well as a Diploma in Community Services and is determined to make a positive difference to clients and their families lives by delivering quality and reliable service.

Having grandparents who receive aged care services, she understands the importance In-Home Care services play in a senior’s life and offering them a sense of independence.

With experience working for National and Multi National organisations, Kristina brings solid experience to the team where she has had previous exposure in meeting clients, managing and delivering upon promises made and developing personalised plans for clients and their families.

She joins our team as Home Care Package Coordinator where she will work closely with our clients, their families, CAREGivers and key players in providing outstanding services and assuring each client and their families services are customised to their needs and wants.

Kristijan Gavrilovski

Marketing Coordinator

Kristijan has always had a passion for helping others in the community. Having grandparents requiring daily care, Kristijan understands the importance of quality senior care. He has completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Marketing and has joined our team to work closely with key players on increasing Home Instead Senior Care presence in the Wollongong region. Kristijan has experience working for not for profit and corporate organisations in marketing roles, assisting senior management achieve business objectives. He will use his passion and knowledge to ensure Home Instead Senior Care message of providing high quality and personal care is communicated in a professional and respectable manner.

Brooke Marley

Administration Assistant

Polite, respectful and professional are some of the key attributes Brooke brings to her position at Home Instead Senior Care. Brooke joins the team as Administration Assistant where she will be working closely with key players on delivering quality services.

Along with great communication and client service skills, Brooke has completed a Certificate in Business Administration. She has experience working in fast paced administrative positions in both real estate and the financial sector being responsible for day to day administrative duties.

With a passion for making a difference in people’s lives and understanding the importance and need of In-Home Aged Care services for individuals and their families, Brooke is determined to uphold promises made and contribute towards enhancing the lives of seniors and their families.

Louise Higginbottom

Home Care Package Administration Assistant

With a team-oriented mindset, professional approach and welcoming persona, Louise joins the team as Home Care Package Administration Assistant in delivering personalised services to clients and their families. She has always had a desire in making a positive change in people’s lives and believes all seniors should receive the quality care they deserve.

Her compassionate characteristics are made evident through being the main career for her loved ones and the next of Kin for her fathers Aged Care. Having been exposed to the Aged Care system through helping family, Louise understands the positive impact In-Home Care has in a senior’s life.

Along with a Diploma in Business Administration, Louise has experience working for both Private and Corporate organisations in Administrative and Risk management positions.

Gaining a range of administrative, financial and organisation skills, Louise is dedicated in delivering on promises made and strive to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families.