Lauren has a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise science, from the University of Technology Sydney and is set to start a Masters in Physiotherapy at the University of Technology Sydney in 2021. Lauren has previously worked in the disability sector as a support worker and has a passion for helping people work towards achieving their goals, being as functional as possible and improving their access to the community.
Since starting at ARC in 2019 as an Allied Health Assistant, Lauren has developed a special interest in neurological rehabilitation, particularly in spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis. She has worked with clients referred to her from physiotherapists, occupational therapists and exercise physiologists developing her experience across a variety of neurological conditions and rehabilitation goals. Lauren also plays an essential role in supporting clients in the Upper Limb group, which focuses on rehabilitation of the hand and shoulder. She has extensive experience in using the modern and high-tech upper limb rehabilitation equipment at ARC both during the upper limb group and individualised sessions.
Lauren has completed the PDWarrior course in 2020 and supports clients with Parkinson’s disease in achieving their goals and getting the most out of their therapy sessions.
Outside of work, Lauren loves doing anything outdoors. She enjoys exploring newplaces, going to the beach and playing hockey.