Lynn Burns

Position

Occupational Therapist

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Accreditations

SIRA Appointed Health Practitioner (Medicolegal Reports)
icare Care Needs Assessor (panel)
FIM Accredited: FIM ID 1602202m
Certified to administer and score the MoCA

AHPRA Reg No

OCC0001726935

Location

Illawarra

Lynn has been practicing as an OT since 1993 and has expertise in providing clinical assessment and intervention to a broad range of diagnostic groups.   This includes clients with degenerative neurological conditions, spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries, aged related disorders, dementia, palliative care, intellectual disabilities and musculoskeletal injuries. 

Lynn has developed extensive skills in the areas of ADL assessment and retraining, environmental modifications, equipment prescription, wheelchair and complex seating and falls prevention. She is able to provide assessment and management of clients with complex needs and is proactive in coordinating treatment goals to achieve independence and function.

Lynn also has extensive experience in conducting care needs assessments and preparing Medico-Legal reports and has been appointed by SIRA as an authorised health practitioner on their panel. She is also an approved icare assessor for Care Needs Assessments for individuals who have sustained catastrophic injuries. She is  accredited by ASORC in administering the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) and has been trained and certified to conduct the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA).

Lynn is based in the Illawarra and is available to provide Medico-legal assessments,  icare Care Needs Assessments, ADL assessments, home environment assessments / recommendations and equipment prescription.