Staff

Louisa Dean

Louisa Dean


Occupational Therapist

Louisa initially graduated from a Bachelor of Health Sciences at Deakin University in Melbourne before moving to Queensland and deciding to study Occupational Therapy at James Cook University. She graduated in 2015 and began work in aged care before coming to North Queensland Therapy Services in June 2017.

 

Since then she has been exposed to a wide variety of services including outreach to various towns around Townsville for home assessments for private and government agencies (DVA, MASS etc) and vocational rehabilitation in a range of industries such as mines, refineries, food services and office-based workplaces.

Outside of work, Louisa enjoys walking and socialising on the Strand and playing soccer when she isn’t injured.

Areas of interest:

  • Mobility Aides and Equipment prescription
  • Lymphoedema management
  • Home assessments and home modifications
  • Health surveillance
  • Job task analysis
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Office ergonomics
  • Worksite assessments



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