Profession: Nurse
Location: Western Australia – Floreat

About Me Consultation Preferences Contact Details Practice Details Experience & Training Clinical Interests
Qualifications: Registered Nurse 42 years

Professional Affiliations: CEO Post Polio Network of WA Inc since 1989
Senior Practice Nurse Polio Clinic WA since 1990
Referrals to Late Effects Clinic at Fiona Stanley Hospital
Referrals to Orthotic Clinic at Fiona Stanley Hospital
Board Member Polio Australia since 2007
Health Research Officer OSWA since 1992

Brief Bio:

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: Mrs Tessa Jupp OAM
Position Title: Registered Nurse, Clinic Manager

Workplace Name: Polio Clinic WA
Workplace Address: 45A Kirwan Street, Floreat  Western Australia  6014

Landline Phone: 08 9383 9050


Mobile Phone:
Email Address: [email protected]

Type of Practice: Community Health Service  Free Charitable Organisation Clinic
Doctor’s Referral Required: No

Days of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Operating Hours: Mon - Fri 9.30am - 6pm

Wheelchair-Accessible Workplace: Yes

Consultation Options: Face-to-Face, Phone, Other – Consults by email

Home Visits: Yes
After-Hours Service: Yes

Fees: Other – Fees are by tax-deductible donations, no one excluded

Any Additional Practice Information: preliminary assessment & referral post-polio clinic
nutrition and lifestyle advice for post-polio
ongoing research on carnitine in post-polio since 1994
includes health advice for families of polio survivors
wheelchair accessible parking
central to Perth metro area

Late Effects of Polio Experience/Training:
Worked with post-polio clients/patients, Attended a Post-Polio Conference, Read extensively on the Late Effects of Polio/Post-Polio Syndrome, Other

Any Additional Experience Details:
Personally conducting a Post-polio clinic in WA since 1990

Specific and/or Other Areas of Interest/Expertise:
Neuromuscular Conditions, Muscular/Skeletal Conditions, Chronic Health Conditions, Respiratory Health, Dietetics, Nutrition, Disability, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Other

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