Cosy Home Care: A Community with Supported Independent Living

Duration: 00:29:46

Released Date: January 26, 2024

Tania Gomez

Abdul Atosh


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Abdul Atosh discusses Cosy Home Care, a community-based housing model that provides supported independent living for people with disabilities. Abdul shares his journey of starting Cosy Home Care and the need he identified for affordable and inclusive housing options. He explains their unique concierge model, allowing participants to personalize their support services. Discover how Cosy Home Care is making a difference in the lives of its participants and the challenges they face in the disability space.  Welcome to ‘Innovate for Impact,’ the podcast series hosted by Tania Gomez Consulting. Join us as we uncover inspiring stories of visionary individuals, organizations, and technologies revolutionising the way we approach disabilities.

Episode Highlights
0:00 – Introduction
0:07 – Exploring Innovations in Disability Space
0:58 – Cosy Home Care
1:16 – Serving Communities in the Mental Health Sector
1:38 – The Need for a Housing Model
2:25 – Different Housing Models Offered
2:49 – Number of Participants and Staff
3:17 – Expanding in Melbourne
3:33 – Factors Considered for Setting Up Homes
3:38 – Journey of Cosy Home Care
5:54 – Transition to Supported Independent Living
7:40 – Benefits of Supported Independent Living
9:06 – The Concierge Model in SDA
10:51 – Flexibility and Personalization in Support
13:02 – Challenges in Implementing Concierge Model
16:12 – Establishing Stakeholder Engagement
18:03 – Growth Trajectory and Quality Assurance
20:20 – The Need for Innovative Housing Solutions
23:22 – Advice for Providers in Implementing a Similar Model
24:01 – Importance of Collaboration and Networking
24:55 – Taking Time to Find the Right Fit
About the Speakers

Abdul Atosh leads Cosy Home Care as its Managing Director, driving the organization’s mission to provide personalized and reliable home care services. With his background in healthcare management, Abdulkadir ensures that Cosy Home Care delivers compassionate care tailored to each individual’s needs. His hands-on approach fosters a supportive environment for clients and staff alike, earning the company a reputation for excellence in the industry. Beyond his role, Abdulkadir advocates for access to quality healthcare services and actively supports community well-being initiatives, reflecting his commitment to making a positive impact in people’s lives.

Tania Gomez is a dynamic entrepreneur with a passion for helping NDIS providers run thriving businesses that deliver exceptional care. With over a decade of experience as a successful business owner, Tania has founded four successful businesses – Provider+, Strawberry Solutions, Tania Gomez Consulting and Jelli Beanz. Her mission is to help providers overcome challenges and achieve real business outcomes. At every turn, Tania brings her expertise, energy, and deep commitment to quality and compliance to help providers achieve their goals.

As an NDIS Auditor since 2019, Tania brings a wealth of experience to her consulting work. In addition to her audit expertise and entrepreneurial spirit, Tania holds several qualifications, including a Master of Education (Leadership), Graduate Certificate of Disability Practice Management, and Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and Diploma of Quality auditing. Above all, Tania is passionate about helping purpose-led businesses move past compliance for compliance’s sake and sees quality as the secret to a sustainable, profitable and successful business that delivers high-quality outcomes to its clients.


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