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