New Team Members at MRO
Jowita Lee (Occupational Therapist) – SYDNEY
Jo has over 12 years of experience solely in the field of Occupational Rehabilitation providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services to CTP, Workers Compensation, Income Protection and NDIS clients, as well as workplace risk and ergonomic assessments to large corporate clients.
Jo is passionate about assisting clients to return to functional independence. Her extensive experience in insurer, rehabilitation provider and clinical settings has provided her with a well-rounded and holistic perspective to provision of
rehabilitation services. Jo believes that goal setting and building of rapport, trust and a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders is integral to achieving rehabilitation outcomes.
Jo will be available to conduct ADL and workplace assessments, ergonomic assessments, equipment prescription, minor home modifications, functional education, activity upgrading programs, case management and return to work management in SYDNEY and the CENTRAL COAST.
Ngareta Rorich (Occupational Therapist) – COFFS HARBOUR
Ngareta is an experienced Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of Sydney in 1994. She comes with a wealth of experience and has worked in a range of settings including acute, rehabilitation and community caseloads.
She has a passion for improving the quality of life for those with brain injuries, spinal injuries, intellectual disabilities and degenerative neurological conditions.
Ngareta is based in COFFS HARBOUR and can service clients in this regional and it’s surrounds. Ngareta will be avaiclaebnltereto provide ADL assessments, equipment prescription, specialist reports, training, environmental modifications and case management services.
Joe McDonnell (Occupational Therapist and Rehabilitation Counsellor) – KIAMA
Joe has the unique combination of degrees in both Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counselling with over 5 years’ experience in case management in various schemes including workers compensation, CTP and life insurance.
Joe has experience in ADL assessments, care need reviews, functional assessments, ergonomic and workplace assessments, minor home modifications and complex case management.
As a Rehabilitation Counsellor, Joe uses a strengths based approach to assist and support clients through the process of exploring new opportunities and overcoming barriers to major life goals and return to work.
Joe is an APPROVED ICARE CASE MANAGER (for catastrophic claims) and is aware of all SIRA requirements for CTP rehabilitation programs. Joe is based in KIAMA and is able to service the SOUTH COAST, ILLAWARRA and can travel to SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS / ACT if required.