In the world of healthcare, where tangible results and evidence-based practice reign supreme, Louise's career trajectory stands as a beacon of unwavering commitment and passion for change. Her story isn't just a testament to her professional evolution; it captures the essence of what it means to drive real impact, especially in the challenging but rewarding realm of paediatric occupational therapy (OT).
Meet Christian, a passionate and truly dedicated Occupational Therapist who chose a career path that would enable him to impact people's lives positively.Christian began his professional journey in the healthcare field as a new graduate Occupational Therapist, choosing to work with Forbes Care. Disappointed with the repetitive nature of hospital work while still a university student, Christian sought exposure outside traditional healthcare facilities. During his final ten-week placement in a community home care package provider setting, he discovered his love for community occupational therapy.
Let's talk about an essential cornerstone of daily life - toileting. Independence in toileting is a significant stride towards a child's self-reliance. While it's a milestone eagerly anticipated by many parents, for some children, it could be a daunting task.
Cheers to occupational therapy, problem-solving, cheerleading, life-changing careers, and individuals who make this all happen! 🌟 Today, meet our dedicated Occupational Therapist - Cody Feltham. Cody's journey is a testament to our mission at Forbes Care - to help people succeed through compassionate, professional support.
Let us introduce you to Marcus, a skilled problem-solver, an exceptional leader, and a crucial part of the Forbes Care family. His journey from electrician to Head of Culture within our team is an inspiring story that showcases dedication and an undeniable passion for the health industry.
Meet Jess Wilson, our dedicated Clinical Lead who has been a shining example of growth and dedication within the Forbes Care team. Growing from an Occupational Therapist to a Clinical Lead, Jess has truly embraced our values and is passionate about making a significant impact in people's lives.
Stories tell us who we are, and where we've been. They help not only inspire us but also the ones around us. Today, we bring you the story of someone who breathes life into the everyday happenings of Forbes Care. Let us introduce you to Ange, our remarkable Practice Manager.
In 2018, after completing his studies, Geordie commenced his career as an OT. His work spanned a mix of rural and metro settings, providing independent service to several NDIS and HCP companies. In 2022, sensing that he had plateaued as a standalone OT, he made a significant career decision - to join a team of experienced OTs. "Around 18 months later I am very grateful that I could make the call that I had got as far as I could on my own as I have loved every moment of being a part of an OT team," shares Geordie.
The truth is that humans cannot survive without pain. Pain allows people to take action and it is the body’s warning system when you are injured or sick. Acute pain is this reaction to a harmful stimulus that is generally simple to treat, and you can heal from it. This pain is short-term and usually disappears when the injury has healed.
Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) provides those who hold gold and white veteran cards with the opportunity to access potentially life-changing allied health services. However, many of the services available are often unknown to our veterans.
If you asked most people this question 30 years ago, the majority would probably say they hadn’t even heard of it before. Nowadays however, people hear the words “Parkinson’s Disease” and immediately picture Michael J. Fox and the visible tremors he experiences when they see him on TV. But what is Parkinson’s really?
Have you heard about this amazing thing called SDA?In the expanding world of NDIS, more people are being diagnosed with disabilities which impacts on their ability to remain in their home. This may be due to the excessive cost of home modifications, or home modifications are simply unsuitable. Previously, there were limited options for relocation. However, there is an increasing amount, of properties known as Specialist Disability Accommodation or SDA properties emerging.
“Fatigue is the abnormal sense of tiredness or lack of energy out of proportion to the degree of daily effort or degree of disability”. Individuals can have physical fatigue, mental fatigue or a combination of both.
OT’s can play a vital role in supporting their clients with mental health difficulties by supporting them to develop the skills needed to live their lives to the fullest.