MRO Team Leader – icare
FIM Accredited: FIM ID 1601064l
Approved icare case manager
AHPRA Reg No
Pippa graduated from the University of Derby (UK) in 1995 with a Bsc (Hons) OT. She then went on to gain a post graduate certificate (level 5) in 2006, management within the health and social care sector.
In 2011 she completed a Masters in Clinical leadership, and in 2014 completed her Neuro linguistic training to master practitioner level to become a life coach, to add to her skills in Occupational Therapy, and uses these skills to enhance her therapy sessions.
Pippa has worked as an Occupational Therapist since 1995, 16 years in the UK working in various roles within the NHS and the charitable palliative care sector both as a clinician and a manager, but always providing community-based rehabilitation services. She then emigrated to Australia in 2011, first working at Royal Rehab in Sydney for 4 years in their community rehabilitation and disability service before moving to the south coast to work in the community team at Shoalhaven district hospital and as a clinician for Moore Rehab Outcomes.
In mid, 2018 Pippa moved to the Northern Rivers area and is now located just outside of Lismore, and is employed by Moore Rehab Outcomes as their icare team leader, but also supporting CTP and community-based clients in the Northern Rivers and Southern QLD area.
Pippa has extensive community rehabilitation assessment and treatment experience in aged care, musculoskeletal and degenerative conditions, TBI, and expertise working with clients who present with complex issues. She has worked with clients with neurological conditions, TBI and terminally ill/ palliative care (both cancer and non cancer diagnosis).
She has experience in ADL assessment and retraining, home modifications, equipment prescriptions, community reintegration training, cognitive retaining skills, upgrading activity/ treatment plans, and uses her coaching skills to ensure the clients are fully engaged in their own enablement program. She has worked a lot with carers as well to ensure they are fully supportive of the client’s program. She is an approved FIM assessor and icare case manager.
Pippa is keen to work with clients in their own homes to achieve the best outcomes, maximise their independence and assist post injury recovery. She has used a range of outcome measures including FiM, CANS, COPM, Bartel Index, Nottingham extended activities of daily life scale, Quickscreen falls assessment along with cognitive screens.