Belinda Wallace, ActivOT Maroochydore provides occupational therapy services to the Sunshine coast area including home care packages, DVA and NDIS.
Belinda graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with honours in 2018. She moved from Melbourne Victoria to the Sunshine Coast with her family for the lifestyle in 2020.
Belinda has a wealth of transferable experience from previous work settings. She worked for five years in academia within the School of Psychology at Deakin University with a special interest in simulation-based learning to enhance post graduate psychology student’s clinical competence. It was here that Belinda began her occupational therapy journey, combining it with her wealth of lived experience to build therapeutic relationships with her clients and support them in their journeys.
Belinda has a personal relationship with becoming an OT. Her first child was born with Down Syndrome. He is now in his twenties and, with her experience as a mother and an OT, Belinda has been able to advocate and support him in building his independence to meet his goals.
As an occupational therapist, Belinda has worked in a variety of settings, including community aged care, dementia care, disability, acute inpatient mental health, inpatient stroke rehabilitation and community rehabilitation.
Belinda has a range of experience in the following areas of practice:
- seating, pressure care, wheelchair prescription, mobility scooter assessments
- home modifications, assistive technology, manual handling, falls prevention
- pain management, energy conservation, upper limb therapy and relaxation techniques.
- developing core life and living skills
- Functional Capacity Assessments
In addition, Belinda prides herself on continuing to develop her knowledge and skills by participating in professional development opportunities to provide the best up to date care for her clients
In her downtime Belinda enjoys making candles, visiting the local markets, exploring the local community landscapes and spending time with her family and their menagerie of animals.
PO Box 5065 Maroochydore Qld 4558
P: 0491 027 489 | 1800 228 868
F: 08 8344 1559