Maureen is known for her compassionate respect for the client and her ability to inspire hope in the recovery process. Regaining a maximal
level of function and quality of life is her goal for each person.
Maureen provides physiotherapy to persons at the Birch or in their own homes/places of residence.
In addition, Maureen is an experienced adult educator. At present, she teaches workshops in Motivational Interviewing, Self-Compassion.
and Stress Management together with a fellow Birch Professional – Occupational Therapist Jean McGinn.
“ I enjoy working with individuals to help them regain hope and the confidence that pain can be overcome, and movement and function restored so that they can have the best quality of life. I believe that compassion is based on respect – working together is the key – the client is a partner in care.”
“ I also believe in supporting caregivers, when the client is dependent on them for care”
Acute Injuries/Accidents – sprains, strains, fractures.
Neck pain, back pain – Does your neck/backache after sitting all day at your computer? Learn what you can do to prevent this and /or alleviate the pain that you are having now.
Diabetes – amputations, weakness, loss of mobility – regain function.
Arthritis – learn how to protect your joints and manage flare-ups.
Rehabilitation Following Surgery – joint replacement.
Recovery following hospitalization for medical conditions Assistance with navigating available health care resources.
Seniors Care – at home, in Personal Care Homes, Assisted Living.
Home Assessment for Fall Prevention
Caregiver Support and Education – how to reduce the risk of injury to self while caring for someone; self- care ; assistance in navigating the health care system and accessing available resources.
Prevention/Early Intervention – history of Osteoporosis and want to know what you can do to prevent future fracture?
Neurological Conditions – recovery post Stroke, Parkinson’s disease.
Self-Management Skills – what you can do.
PGAP (Progressive Goal Attainment Program) Fall Prevention
Please call me to discuss your needs and how I can be of help to you.