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
FIM Accredited: FIM ID 1502465E

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 have comprehensive experience in providing treatment and services to patients and clients of varying ages, injuries (both physical and psychological). She has wide spread experience working with clients with complex injuries and needs within the community.

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

Katrina is a highly competent assessor and clinician in the areas of ADL, psychosocial barriers to rehabilitation, functional capacity, ergonomics, 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 Planners 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 individual clients and patient’s 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.