Occupational Therapy



Your OT can provide expert advice on appropriate wheelchairs and seating systems including manual, power, power assist and scooter options.

Our close links with our friendly local equipment suppliers ensure we remain up-to- date with the latest products and features.

We are able to complete in depth assessment, equipment trials and applications to funding bodies.

Our Occupational Therapist can liaise closely with other multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic management. We are proud to provide rehabilitation for ANY level of function at any stage of the rehabilitative process.

At NBR, we are passionate about best practice rehabilitation in all phases of the rehab process, and have experience in assisting people with:

– falls management
– post orthopaedic surgery management – cardiac conditions
– MS
– Stroke
– Spinal Cord Injury
– Parkinsons Disease
– Brain Injury

Ailsa MacDonald

Ailsa MacDonald

Occupational Therapist

Ailsa graduated from Occupational Therapy at Sydney University in 2011. Since then, she has worked in a multidisciplinary team within an inpatient neurological rehabilitation setting since 2012 as a clinician as well as deputy inpatient manager.

Ailsa has a passion for working with and building rapport with her patients and their families to achieve their goals in a functional setting. Ailsa has experience in a range of OT assessments and interventions including AT and equipment prescription, wheelchair seating assessment and prescription minor home modifications, and ADL and functional assessments.

Outside of OT, Ailsa is a mum of two girls and enjoys playing netball, travelling and catching up with family and friends!