Katrina Prior Occupational Therapist Sydney

Katrina Prior

Position

Occupational Therapist

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Accreditations

SIRA Appointed Health Practitioner (Medicolegal Reports)
icare Care Needs Assessor (Panel)
Approved icare case manager

AHPRA Reg No

OCC0001720304

Location

Sydney

Katrina graduated from The University of Sydney in 2007 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. Katrina has extended her studies in the area of pain management and working with people with complex needs.

Katrina has comprehensive experience in providing treatment and services to clients of varying ages and injuries (both physical and psychological). She has wide spread experience working with clients with complex needs.

Throughout her career Katrina has worked extensively in the community providing a variety of Occupational Therapy and Case Management services to clients under several insurance schemes (including LTCS, Workers Care, CTP, Workers Compensation and Income Protection).

Katrina is highly competent at assessing care need and providing occupational therapy in the areas of ADL, psychosocial barriers to rehabilitation, functional capacity, ergonomics, minor home modification, equipment prescription and pain management. Katrina has past experience working clinically in the hospital sector, providing inpatient rehabilitation to orthopaedic, surgical, and geriatric patients as well as supporting the Discharge Planner’s role. This experience translates to a good match for discharge planning and bridging the gap between inpatient admissions and living in the community.

Katrina is passionate about empowering clients through education, appropriate information and engagement in activity. Katrina thrives to work closely with each of her clients, tailoring programs specific to their therapeutic needs and wants. Feedback from clients is that they like working with Katrina due to her down to earth approach and relatability.

Katrina is based in Southern Sydney. She services the greater Sydney and Illawarra regions and is happy to travel beyond these geographical boundaries for one off assessments as required.