The Perth based Beyond Function team predominately work in the areas of medico legal assessment and report writing and aged care
Jayne is a the founder and director of Beyond Function Occupational Therapy Services and graduated with a degree in Occupational Therapy from Curtin University in 2003.
Jayne began her career working across a variety of acute clinical caseloads and community rehabilitation before moving into private work and gaining extensive experience with medico legal report writing and coordination of care and services for clients with complex needs.
In 2015 Jayne commenced work as a self-employed occupational therapist with Beyond Function Occupational Therapy Services being established in 2018 whilst living in Kalgoorlie. Jayne continues to work clinically in the medico legal field and also in the Goldfields region, predominately servicing National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) clients. She leads the Beyond Function team of 11 occupational therapists in both the Perth and Goldfields region. Jayne is committed to Beyond Function providing experienced, respectful and quality services to our clients.
Emma graduated from The University of Wales in 2003 and has worked as an Occupational Therapist for more than 19 years.
Emma has worked with a diverse range of clients in her career. She is experienced working in aged care with expertise in orthopaedics, falls prevention and dementia or cognitive impairment. Emma also has expertise with lower limb amputees and with neurological conditions, specifically back pain management and prevention and other pain conditions. Emma has extensive experience with equipment provision and home assessment.
Emma is experienced in medico legal assessment and report writing. She works clinically with adult clients in the aged care and NDIS space in the Perth, Wheatbelt and Goldfields region.
Narelle graduated from Curtin University in 2003, and has worked as an Occupational Therapist for more than 19 years.
Narelle has worked in the community disability sector with both children and adults, and has worked in hospitals in Perth and New Zealand, working across the areas of acute medicine, emergency care, physical health, disability, neurosciences, home visiting and hand and upper limb therapy. She also has specialist experience working in the private sector in the field of hand and upper limb therapy, treating patients of all ages with acute and chronic upper limb injuries and needs.
Narelle works in the NDIS field providing services for upper limb amputees or clients with congenital limb differences, including prosthetics users. Narelle is also experienced in medico legal assessment with a special interest in upper limb and orthopaedic injury.
Jocelyn is an Occupational Therapist with two decades’ experience in acquired brain injury assessment and rehabilitation. She holds a Master of Clinical Rehabilitation (Neurological Occupational Therapy) and Bachelor Applied Science (Occupational Therapy). She is also highly skilled in working with survivors of catastrophic injury and chronic pain.
Jocelyn has worked in country WA, the UK and Perth and has conducted and published research in stroke rehabilitation internationally. Jocelyn has worked at Royal Perth Hospital: Shenton Park Campus, Fiona Stanley Hospital and Rehabilitation in the Home in clinical senior leadership roles. Her experience and knowledge enables her to provide comprehensive medico legal assessments and reports.
Genevieve graduated from Curtin University in 2002 and specialises in working with adult adults and with clients with cognitive challenges. She is committed to providing a personalised and empowering approach with every client, acknowledging each client’s strengths and resilience. She has particular expertise working with people with dementia. Genevieve has worked across regional and remote areas including the Goldfields and Kimberley and is now based in Perth. She works across NDIS, aged care and medico legal areas and is experienced in Functional Capacity Assessment, equipment prescription and housing exploration.
Heather has over 23 years of experience as an occupational therapist and has worked writing medico legal reports for Beyond Function since 2018.
Heather has extensive clinical experience with expertise and special interest in spinal cord injury and dust diseases.