With a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia, Katie has volunteered in various areas of the rehabilitation industry including the ICORD Spinal Cord Centre, Neuromotion Physiotherapy, and First Steps Spinal Cord Wellness Center. Katie previously worked as a registered Kinesiologist for over 2 years performing active rehab with ICBC clients. In the past 5 years at HME, Katie has had many different roles as she continues to grow within the company. She brings extensive product knowledge and excels in wheelchair adjustments. Now as a Seating & Mobility Consultant Katie specializes in all areas of Rehab equipment and works with a diverse group of clients ranging from Pediatric to Geriatric.
Hailey has a bachelor of business degree and over 10 years of experience in the customer service industry. Specializing in Pediatric seating and mobility, she has found a passion in helping kids find the right equipment to enhance their mobility and provide them with more independence in their everyday life. Hailey also plays a vital role in coordinating the HME Gives Back Funding program, awarding recipients up to $1,500 each month to utilize on equipment and/or therapy. Every day, Hailey commits to understanding what each client needs and finding the best solution and equipment that aspires for greater mobility and accessibility.
Daniel came to HME with 9 years of experience working with basic medical equipment and seating setups for tilt chairs, manual wheelchairs, and lifts. In two years, Daniel has obtained training from major manufactures like Invacare, Sunrise, Pride and Permobil. He has become an experienced programmer and can make many adjustments to how power chairs work and interact with the user. He is familiar with many seating options and customizations and works hard to find the best comfort solutions for his clients. Now as a Seating & Mobility Consultant Daniel specializes in all areas of Rehab equipment and works with a diverse group of clients ranging from Pediatric to Geriatric.
Ben was a Registered Nurse back in Ireland and worked as a Community Nurse before joining the Sales Team at HME. His nursing background makes him an ideal liaison for Occupational Therapists and Physio Therapists to discuss clients’ needs. Daily, Ben works closely with hospital and community OTs, Physiotherapists, and Long-Term Care facilities to maximize their clients’ independence. With the community experience Ben has accumulated, he can identify ways for people to stay in their homes with simple adaptations.
Before joining the HME Home Health team, Lana worked as a Registered Kinesiologist in Vancouver where she assessed and created treatment plans to improve patient mobility and strength. She uses this clinical experience at HME to ensure client needs are met and the most appropriate equipment is recommended to promote the best movement patterns and seating positions.
Specializing in Adult Rehab, Long-Term Care, and Accessibility equipment, Lana applies her background to better understand and connect with clients as she works towards making their everyday experience safer and more comfortable.
With a background in Kinesiology and over 10 years of customer service, Sabreen lends her knowledge and experience in assisting her clients to find the best fit for their needs. Sabreen works with a diverse group of clients ranging from Pediatric to Geriatric. She has a wide range of experience in Community Rehab, Long-Term Care, and Accessibility Products.
Being born and raised in the lower mainland, she takes pride in helping her community in any way she can! Working with people is a passion of hers and she would be happy to connect for product training, assessments, or anything else you may need!
Sherry graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia and has extensive experience in sales and customer service in a wide range of industries both locally and overseas. Before joining HME, she worked to build treatment plans for patients with orthopedic injuries and conditions using a variety of sports medicine products. She has always been passionate about the human body and movement, and in her spare time volunteers to help make outdoor recreation accessible to people with disabilities. Working in Adult Rehabilitation, she will be helping clients with a variety of mobility needs adopt more independence and achieve a higher quality of life.
After attaining his Bachelor’s of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia, Jacob spent multiple years working in the fitness industry and as a Kinesiologist. He has now been with HME for over a year, specializing in Rehab, Long-Term Care, and Accessibility. Combining his background and his thorough training at HME, Jacob understands that every physical limitation is different and may require a unique solution. Jacob prides himself on helping others find those solutions and assisting in maximizing the well-being of everyone he works with.
With over 5 years of customer service experience, Wayne has had multiple roles at HME Home Health as a Client Services Representative overseeing HME’s Ministry of Social Development clients, to a Sales Coordinator supporting the other sales team members, and now as a Sales Team Member specializing in Long term care and Adult Rehab. With the constant pursuit of continued education in the field, Wayne has transitioned quickly to becoming an effective and efficient team member, managing his own clients with the utmost care and support.
With a background as a rehab assistant with VCH and over 9 years of work experience Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge to his clients. He is knowledgeable in all areas of the industry and brings empathy and product knowledge to all of his clients and therapists. He is a person who you can trust to put the clients needs first.
Brian returns to HME Home Health as a Senior Mobility Consultant after 3 years of working as a representative at a major manufacturer of mobility equipment where he provided product training and support to mobility consultants and equipment providers across BC. Combining a unique background of rehabilitating clients with acquired brain injuries and over 7 years of experience working with customers in community home health and long-term care settings as a seating and mobility specialist.
Specializing in power mobility, manual wheelchairs, therapeutic surfaces, and home elevating products, Brian is looking forward to working with clinicians and their clients. Brian is new to your area so please reach out to him for education and product training, help in assessing a client for equipment, or to say hi!
Since starting with HME Home Health over 2 years ago as a Client Services Representative to now representing the Rehab, Pediatrics, and Long-Term Care divisions on Vancouver Island as a Sales Team Member, Connor is well-versed in the processes of finding the best equipment for clients to meet their unique needs.
With over 5 years in customer service and thorough training under the Senior Sales Team Members, Connor is known for his product knowledge and application in all areas of wheelchairs, patient lifts, and hospital beds for his diverse Pediatric to Geriatric clientele. He is determined to continue building strong relationships with local Health Units and Occupational Therapists to find the best solutions for his clients in the community.
In the past 2 years, Rachel has had many different roles in HME’s Victoria office from client service representative, sales coordinator, to now a Pediatrics and Adult Rehab Sales Team Member. Combining her 9 years of customer service and managerial experience working with animals, children, and their families as well as her background in Medical Terminology, Rachel is well-equipped to continue serving clients in the Vancouver Island communities. Working alongside Vancouver Island’s Sales Manager, Graham Plant, Rachel has had the awesome opportunity of learning hands-on with an expert in the field especially when providing exceptional service to HME’s clients and their families; ensuring they have the necessary knowledge and equipment for their needs.