Marianne Tan, ActivOT East Adelaide, is originally from Singapore.
After receiving her Occupational Therapy Diploma with Merit from Nanyang Polytechnic, Marianne completed a Bachelor in Science in Occupational Therapy (Honours) with Trinity College Dublin.
In 2019, Marianne moved to Adelaide and resides in the eastern suburbs. She has three years of occupational therapy experience.
Marianne worked in a government sub-acute rehabilitation hospital where she served adults from multicultural backgrounds experiencing a range of health conditions. She worked across the rehabilitation, palliative care and chronic sick unit (patients in vegetative and minimally responsive states).
While supporting her patients with orthopaedic, neurological, cardiovascular, oncological and general medical conditions, Marianne also provided caregiver training, equipment prescription, home modification recommendations and home assessments. In addition, Marianne participated in quality improvement projects to promote pet assisted activity and falls prevention within the hospital.