New addition to IPAR Darwin’s therapy services team

The specialist therapy services provided by IPAR Darwin have been further enhanced with the recent addition of occupational therapist Tarlee Thompson to the growing team.

Tarlee holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Occupational Therapy Practise from Latrobe University Bendigo, Victoria. Since graduating, she has developed a vast range of clinical skills, with a particular focus on hand and upper limb therapy, along with expanding her expertise in service delivery to a diverse population.

Tarlee was offered a scholarship at Drexel University, Philadelphia, to complete a course in Advanced Practise in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation. During this time Tarlee also partook in clinical placement in leading hand therapy clinics throughout America. Tarlee has now returned to Australia and is looking forward to utilising her skills and experience within the IPAR team.

The specialist therapy services provided by IPAR Darwin include:

  • Hand therapy
  • Scar management
  • Oedema management
  • Transitional care
  • Home assessments
  • Equipment prescription
  • Activities of daily living assessments

For further information, please refer to www.ipar.com.au/therapy or to make an appointment with our Darwin office, please email darwinadmin@ipar.com.au or phone 08 8947 8200.

Winner – PIEF Excellence in Personal injury and Disability Management Awards

Dorothy Frost, Group Manager for Research and Innovation, won the prestigious ‘Outstanding Contribution by an Individual’ award at the PIEF Excellence in Personal Injury and Disability Management Awards held last night in Sydney.

This award acknowledges the ongoing contribution and influence of an individual within the personal injury and disability management industry.

As well as bringing home the award, Dorothy receives a prize to enable her to undertake a study tour around the world looking at innovation and best practice in our sector.

Dorothy has always shown commitment to the industry and readily shares her knowledge and thought leadership with our people and our stakeholders. She continually strives to improve how things are done, and at the heart of this is her belief that the industry exists to assist people to enhance their lives – particularly through realising the health benefits of working.

Congratulations Dorothy!