Margeaux Bartholemew-Carle, ActivOT Southside, was born in South Australia. After completing tertiary education she has worked in executive recruitment and various management roles around Australia.
Margeaux has chosen to commit herself to a career in occupational therapy, graduating from University of South Australia in 2018.
Margeaux provides mobile occupational therapy services in the Adelaide Hills and metropolitan Adelaide.
Margeaux is skilled occupational therapist, experienced in delivering care and therapy among a variety of consumers including children, adults and aged care clients with complex disability and mental health needs.
Prior to starting with ActivOT, Margeaux specialised in aged care playing a vital role in promoting independence and improving quality of life for residents in residential care. She carried out assessments with a holistic view, taking in consideration a person’s cognitive and functional capacity, their environment and how therapeutic intervention/equipment could enable them to achieve their goals for daily living.
Margeaux’s professional knowledge and capabilities extend across the lifespan providing rehabilitation, recovery and follow-up care, including high level pain management programs, paediatric intervention, equipment prescription, conducting upper limb therapy, facilitating, psychosocial support programs and case management of various physical and cognitive disabilities.
Margeaux was the primary therapist for a caseload of clients with a range of diagnosed disabilities and functional issues. She worked with adult clients with diagnosis’s including:
- spinal cord injury
- intellectual disability
- post-polio syndrome
- cerebrovascular accident
- cerebral palsy
- traumatic brain injury
- Parkinson’s disease
- Huntington’s disease
- neurodegenerative disorders.
Areas of intervention include:
- wheelchair prescription
- customised seating
- home modifications
- pressure management
- equipment prescription
- positioning, transfers/manual handling, mobility, and ADLs.
In addition, Margeaux is an animal lover, competitive show jumper and enjoys reading, personal development and the arts.
PO Box 5349, West End QLD 4101
M: 0400 589 608
F: 07 3036 6770