icare Care Needs Assessor (Panel)
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Sam graduated from James Cook University Townsville in 2002 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.
On graduation Sam worked at Cairns Base Hospital gaining experience with varied specialities such as burns, hand therapy, stroke, TBI, spinal injury and general acute care. This role also included providing Occupational Therapy to the Aborginal communities of Yarrabah and Thursday Island.
Later, moving to Sydney Sam has worked within the Sydney Local Health District Hospitals for over 14 years. Sam has held Senior Roles in Orthopaedic and Hand Therapy as well as Aged Care and Rehabilitation. This extensive experience has allowed her to gain expertise in ADL assessments, home assessments, home modifications, ADL retraining, equipment prescription, case management and health promotion / functional education.
Sam is passionate about professional development and providing best patient care. She has presented at Occupational Therapy Forums and Conferences on innovations of care in Occupational Therapy.
Samantha is able to service the Illawarra and Southern Sydney areas of NSW.