Further to Sandra’s occupational therapy studies, she has also achieved a Diploma in Business (Marketing) while working in sales and marketing in various retail sectors, including food manufacturing (L’Abruzzese Pasta – a family business). She has successfully planned and implemented audits and reviews for a number of South Australian food companies to attain Quality Accreditation standards.
Sandra has over 20 years of occupational therapy experience in a variety of settings in Adelaide, Country SA/ NSW and overseas (London and Scotland, UK), including:
community based aged care
hospital inpatients both rehabilitation and acute care.
Sandra has worked with a number of medical, nursing and allied health professionals in team settings, coordinating rehabilitation, home and pre-discharge plans for adults and the elderly.
Sandra has been working closely with the veteran community in both metropolitan Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills and some country regions within South Australia. She is regularly invited to speak to GP surgeries, legacy groups, RSLs and other veteran groups about the role of occupational therapy and the services available from ActivOT.