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Isabella (Bella) Pelagio

Physiotherapist

Isabella is a physiotherapist experienced in acute care, community settings and advanced technology.
Isabella (Bella) Pelagio

Let us introduce Bella, an exceptional professional with a wealth of experience in various stages of the rehabilitation journey. Bella’s expertise spans across diverse settings, from acute care to community environments, including rural areas. Her initial background lies in acute care, where she has gained valuable experience in intensive care, surgical/orthopaedic care, and acute rehabilitation. Additionally, Bella possesses extensive training and experience in utilising advanced technology for rehabilitation purposes.

What truly ignites Bella’s passion for her work is the opportunity to empower her clients in achieving their goals. She firmly believes in the transformative power of physiotherapy and is particularly enthusiastic about integrating advanced technology into her sessions. By leveraging cutting-edge techniques and tools, Bella strives to enhance the effectiveness and outcomes of her physiotherapy interventions.

Furthermore, Bella’s dedication to professional growth is evident through her keen interest in the emerging field of robotic assistive technology in physiotherapy. She actively seeks opportunities to expand her knowledge in this domain and eagerly shares her expertise with fellow physiotherapists. Bella’s commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements ensures that her clients receive the most innovative and effective care available.

Ashleigh Ewen

Senior Physiotherapist

Ashleigh is a Senior Physiotherapist specialising in neurological physiotherapy, passionate about enabling clients’ meaningful goals.

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Bianca Middleton

Bianca Middleton

Professional Leader of Case Management

Bianca has a diverse professional background and has refined her brain injury experience at Royal Rehab over the last 12+ years. She specialises in complex case management, helping clients and their support networks establish their new normality.

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Iain Irving

Senior Occupational Therapist

Iain is an OT with 17+ years of experience at Royal Rehab across Brain Injury and Sexuality Services. He is passionate about advocating for clients’ goals.

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Jason Redhead

Jason Redhead

Senior Physiotherapist & Advanced Technology Clinical Lead

In his role as the Advanced Technology Clinical Lead at Royal Rehab LifeWorks in Ryde, Jason's passion lies in harnessing the power of technology to enhance client engagement and improve therapy outcomes

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Jessica Beauman

Jessica Beauman

Occupational Therapist

Jessica has experience in stroke rehab, specialising in upper limb and cognitive retraining with advanced tech.

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Joel Chan

Joel Chan

Physiotherapist

Experienced in neuro rehab, community rehab, and ortho/musculoskeletal therapy, including advanced technology. Excited to empower clients.

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Kate Macindoe

Kate Macindoe

Occupational Therapist

Kate has experience with various diagnoses, assistive technology, and driving assessments, and enjoys promoting independence.

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Katrina Moles

Katrina Moles

Physiotherapist

Neurological rehab specialist excited to offer clients the best outcomes with advanced technology. Passionate about innovation.

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Kylie Chambers

Kylie Chambers

Clinical Operations Manager at Royal Rehab LifeWorks Ryde

As the Clinical Operations Manager, Kylie is thrilled by her staff's problem-solving abilities, as they strive to find the optimal solutions for client success.

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Marie Crema

Marie Crema

Administration Officer

Marie has a background in audiology & allied health, and loves making a difference in a collaborative team.

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Melinda Beecham

Melinda Beecham

Program Coordinator

Disability sector experience across multiple countries. Passionate about tech-driven rehabilitation and client-focused services.

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Natalie Pedler

Allied Health Assistant

Experienced in diverse roles including aged care, sports programs, and hydrotherapy. Is also a skilled swim instructor.

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Nicole Robinson

Nicole Robinson

Social Worker

Nicole has extensive experience working with brain and spinal injury clients in various settings. She supports clients throughout their rehabilitation and beyond.

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Vanessa Arratia (she/her)

Program Coordinator / Speech Pathologist

Extensive experience in rehabilitation, palliative care and sexuality services.

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Brittney Hilliard

Senior Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Driver Assessor

Brittney is a dedicated Occupational Therapist with a passion for neuro-based conditions.

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Bethany Halmy

Exercise Physiologist

Bethany is a dedicated Exercise Physiologist with extensive rehab experience

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Jacqueline Cavalletto 

Occupational Therapist

Jacqueline is an Occupational Therapist with expertise in neurological rehabilitation, dedicated to empowering clients in achieving their goals.

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Bonnie Dorise 

Senior Dietitian 

Bonnie is a dedicated dietitian with over 6 years' experience, committed to helping people with disabilities achieve their nutritional goals.

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Emily Jim

Administration Officer

Emily, admin officer with a Speech Pathology background, ensures smooth processes for clients and clinicians, enabling joyful therapy progress.

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Sarah Coorey 

Allied Health Assistant

Passionate about helping clients achieve their goals and improve their quality of life through collaborative therapy.

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Louise Pearce 

Senior Physiotherapist

Louise is a dedicated Physiotherapist specialising in neurological rehabilitation and technology implementation.

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Rujun Qiang

Occupational Therapist

Rujun is an accomplished Occupational Therapist specialising in neurological rehabilitation, dedicated to enhancing clients' functionality and independence.

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Natalie Bloomfield

Senior Speech Pathologist

Natalie specialises in stroke, TBI, and neurodegenerative conditions and blends compassion with tech innovation to enhance lives.

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Alejandra Casarotti Romano

Speech Pathologist

A dedicated Speech Pathologist, fluent in Italian and Spanish, specialising in adult speech, language, and fluency disorders.

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Sonia Feng

Senior Physiotherapist

Sonia is a Senior Physiotherapist with extensive experience in neurological rehabilitation.

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Phillipa Mills

Physiotherapist

Dedicated Physiotherapist with a passion for patient-centered care and background in neurological rehabilitation and geriatrics.

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Jessica Tanderayuana

Dietitian 

Jessica is a dedicated dietitian committed to helping people achieve their nutritional goals.

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Isabella (Bella) Pelagio

Let us introduce Bella, an exceptional professional with a wealth of experience in various stages of the rehabilitation journey. Bella’s expertise spans across diverse settings, from acute care to community environments, including rural areas. Her initial background lies in acute care, where she has gained valuable experience in intensive care, surgical/orthopaedic care, and acute rehabilitation. Additionally, Bella possesses extensive training and experience in utilising advanced technology for rehabilitation purposes.

What truly ignites Bella’s passion for her work is the opportunity to empower her clients in achieving their goals. She firmly believes in the transformative power of physiotherapy and is particularly enthusiastic about integrating advanced technology into her sessions. By leveraging cutting-edge techniques and tools, Bella strives to enhance the effectiveness and outcomes of her physiotherapy interventions.

Furthermore, Bella’s dedication to professional growth is evident through her keen interest in the emerging field of robotic assistive technology in physiotherapy. She actively seeks opportunities to expand her knowledge in this domain and eagerly shares her expertise with fellow physiotherapists. Bella’s commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements ensures that her clients receive the most innovative and effective care available.