Your therapists at Abilities OT.

Personal care. Professional team.

Carly Clarke

Director/Senior Occupational Therapist
Carly completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) at the University of South Australia in 2000. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospital and community based occupational therapy in Victoria, the United Kingdom and South Australia. She has a passion for orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation, aged care and servicing rural and remote South Australians. Carly started Abilities Occupational Therapy with business partner Skye Quin in 2010.

Skye Quin

Director/Senior Occupational Therapist
Skye completed a Bachelor of Community Health (Occupational Therapy) at Charles Sturt University in 2002. She has a strong interest and significant experience in neurological assessment and rehabilitation (including stroke, acquired and traumatic brain injuries and other neurological related conditions). More recently, Skye has been involved in providing case management services for clients with Acquired Brain Injuries. Skye started Abilities Occupational Therapy with business partner Carly Clarke in 2010.

Tim Gransbury

Senior Occupational Therapist
Tim completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) at the University of South Australia in 2006. Tim has completed multiple locum positions in both community and inpatient settings for several organisations in the United Kingdom and South Australia. Tim currently enjoys travelling rural South Australia visiting our clients in their homes. He has a passion for rehabilitation, assessing & prescribing complex home modifications and is one of a small number of therapists in the state with specialist NDIS training to complete major home modifications.

Alina Gransbury

Senior Occupational Therapist
Alina completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) in 2006. Alina’s experience includes working as a Senior Occupational Therapist with adults who have intellectual and dual disability, working with aged care facilities to maximise safety and inform care planning, and in both community and inpatient rehabilitation. She is skilled in the areas of detailed functional assessments and assisting in the development of Care Plans and recommendations to ensure maximal independence and engagement for individuals.

 

 

Miranda Craddock

Senior Occupational Therapist
Miranda completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Australia in 2017 and comes to Abilities OT as a new graduate. Whilst at university, Miranda undertook placements in  a range of settings, including working with clients with acquired brain injury and vision impairments. Miranda has a strong interest in neurological conditions, rehabilitation and is passionate about providing services to rural and remote clients with a wide range of different conditions.

Lara Geach

Senior Occupational Therapist
Lara graduated from the University of South Australia in 1998 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational therapy. She has worked in a variety of roles since then including in Mental Health, as a co-ordinator of a youth centre and in general community work both in Dublin, Ireland and in South Australia. She has a special interest in seating and wheelchair prescription and has undertaken post graduate qualifications in complex postural management. Lara also finds the areas of visual impairment and neurological conditions to be of particular interest.

Kimberley McGorman

Senior Occupational Therapist
Kimberley completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) at the University of South Australia in 2005. She has been a specialist generalist Occupational Therapist in the rural community for her entire career and is passionate about providing a client centred approach to assist people to achieve their goals. Kimberley has experience in functional assessments, home safety assessments, home modifications and equipment prescription aimed to enhance the safety and independence of clients living in the community and to facilitate discharge planning.

Glen Macfarlane

Occupational Therapist
Glen completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Australia in 2019 and joined Abilities OT as a therapist following a student placement during his final year of university. Glen has experience working with a variety of clients including those with physical and intellectual disabilities, and children who have experienced trauma. Having previously worked as a tradesperson, Glen has a strong interest in the assessment and prescription of home modifications and assistive technology for clients throughout South Australia.

 

Julia Pham

Occupational Therapist
Julia completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Occupational Therapy at Flinders University in 2020 and joined Abilities OT as a new graduate. Julia completed placements ranging from providing services within the community setting and working in a mental health residential service. Her final placement with the Transitional Care Program team in the Barossa established a new and strong interest to work in rural areas. Julia is passionate about helping clients to achieve their goals and to maintain their independence and safety to carry out daily living skills and the activities that they value.

Ellie Soutar

Occupational Therapist
Ellie completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Australia in 2020. Ellie completed her graduate year in pediatrics before joining Abilities OT in 2022. Whilst at university, Ellie completed placements in a range of settings including residential aged care, Transitional Care Programs and pediatrics. Ellie is passionate about ensuring clients in rural areas receive quality and timely Occupational Therapy services to enable them to achieve their goals.

Ebony Leslie

Occupational Therapist
Ebony completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Australia in 2021, joining Abilities OT as a new graduate. During her time at university Ebony completed a range of placements including working closely with clients with Chronic Pain, working with paediatric clients in Tasmania. She also completed a rural health project alongside the Orroroo community.  Ebony has always enjoyed travelling and is excited to be able to incorporate this into her passion of helping people feel safe and independent within their homes.

Annie Stutley

Accounts / Administration
Annie joined Abilities Occupational Therapy in 2015. Previously Annie worked as a finance and administrative officer in a variety of roles within the childcare and education sectors. Annie is responsible for all areas of finance as well as general administration duties. Annie has enjoyed the transition into the health industry and values the client-centred care that is evident amongst the team.

Hanna Ruchs

Administration Officer
Hanna started with Abilities OT in 2018 as an administration officer. A registered nurse by training, Hanna brings with her a wealth of medical and disability knowledge. The role at Abilities OT is family friendly, enabling Hanna to spend time with her 3 kidlets.

Lara Goudie

Administration Assistant

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