Group 3

Joanne Coleman

My main business location is:

Melbourne VIC, Australia

I also work in these areas:

Bass Coast, Gippsland

Do I offer services online?


Type of provider

  • Occupational therapy

I have experience supporting people with:

  • Acquired brain injury
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Neurological disability
  • Physical disability

More information about my experience:

20 years experience working as an Occupational Therapist in hospital and community based services in Melbourne and surrounds.
ABI, TBI and neurological rehabilitation.

Housing needs in relation to provision of OT services to clients transitioning hospital to community.

I have skills working with:

  • People in hospital
  • People seeking specialist disability accommodation (SDA)
  • People with behaviours of concern
  • People with high and complex health needs
  • Support workers - including meeting their training needs

My formal qualifications and professional memberships include:

Occupational Therapist
Driving OT

I have attended the following UpSkill training workshop(s):

A little bit more about me:

I am a qualified Occupational Therapist with over 20 years experience in hospital and community based settings. Jo completed her training in 1993 and pursued interests in neurology and multi trauma rehabilitation in Geelong and Melbourne. I am also a qualified OT Driving Assessor and completed her Masters Research focussing on Occupational Therapy Driver Rehabilitation. Whilst at Epworth Rehabilitation Jo further specialised in Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), adding rehabilitation counselling, vocational rehabilitation, and community based intervention to her practice. I continue to work part time at Epworth’s Driver Rehabilitation Unit, as well as in private practice.

I have a keen interest in neurorehabilitation and traumatic brain injury with experience across many stages of a person’s journey. Team work and clinical reasoning frameworks guide my client centred and collaborative therapy style; drawing on extensive clinical experience, creativity and solution seeking.

My professional values are:

Client centred
Goal directed

Personal Details

Registered NDIS service provider:

I am not a registered NDIS service provider.

Please note: Your NDIS plan must be self-managed or plan-managed to use this provider. This provider is not registered with the NDIS Commission.



Contact Number:



1 Creative OT and Victorian Neurorehabilitation Network (VNN)


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