DipOT, MHlthSc(OT), Certificate IV Assessment and Workplace Training, Member of OT Australia
Sigrun’s professional experience encompasses provision of occupational therapy services in hospital, home, community and workplace based rehabilitation and injury management. For more than two decades, Sigrun has worked with people with various injuries and illnesses, including intellectual disabilities, musculoskeletal conditions and neurological conditions.
Sigrun currently provides occupational therapy services to the public and private sector including injury management and case management services within the NSW WorkCover and Motor Accident Schemes. Additionally, she provides occupational health and safety services. Sigrun conducts occupational therapy medico-legal assessments, utilising her analytical skills to provide balanced opinion based on sound rationale and evidence. She has training and experience as an expert witness.
Sigrun has a strong commitment to evidence-based practice and continuing professional education. She has held an appointment as occupational therapy treatment disputes assessor with the NSW Motor Accidents Authority Medical Assessment Service (MAS) since June 2000. As a MAS assessor she is able to access the specialist continuing professional development program offered by MAS to their assessors and this further assists her in maintaining up to date knowledge of legislative changes, current evidence and best practice.
Sigrun’s pragmatic approach to the management of complex client needs ensures that services achieve the desired outcomes. Additional to her clinical role, Sigrun’s expertise is well-utilised in her responsiblities with Occupational Therapy Network involving the planning, implementation and review of service delivery, implementation of quality standards, account management of key clients and provision of professional support to consultants.