Profession: Occupational Therapist
Location: ACT – Deakin

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Qualifications: Master of COcupational Therapy; Batchelor of Nursing

Professional Affiliations: Occupational Therapy Australia

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Consults with clients/patients: Yes

Consults both with polio survivors and with other health practitioners: Yes

Consults with other health practitioners but not directly with clients/patients: No

Name: Ms Ruth Palavestra M.OTh; BNg; JP (ACT)
Position Title: Senior Occupational Therapist

Workplace Name: Canberra Private Hospital
Workplace Address: Building 2, Equinox Centre, 70 Kent St, , Deakin   ACT  2601

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Type of Practice: Private Hospital  Surgical and Rehabilitation
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Wheelchair-Accessible Workplace: Yes

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Late Effects of Polio Experience/Training:
Worked with post-polio clients/patients

Any Additional Experience Details:
Attended a post-polio presentation at Brisbane Conference Feb 2019

Specific and/or Other Areas of Interest/Expertise:
Neuromuscular Conditions, Muscular/Skeletal Conditions, Chronic Health Conditions, Orthopeadics, Obesity, Other

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