Jan is a Rehabilitation Nurse Specialist who became interested in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and neurological conditions when she worked in the Neurosurgical Unit at Auckland Hospital as a graduate nurse. Her interest grew and over the years she has been responsible for designing and growing many of the TBI rehabilitation programmes in the Auckland Area. Jan has also been involved in programme design with ACC Category Managers. In 2001 Jan with Penny McGarry RN established Integrated Partners in Health (IPH) which became the largest provider of Concussion and Training for Independence services in the country. IPH was sold in 2015 and since September 2017 Jan has been contracting to Active+. Part of her role is to provide clinical management at a National level and since January 2018 Jan has been providing Clinical Management to the Albany franchise.
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There are many specialist providers that offer additional support for you and your family members following a diagnosis of cancer.
Our cancer rehabilitation physiotherapists, and lymphoedema therapists have undertaken additional training; they are certified to provide individualised care to these specific populations.
Remember your health insurance provider may include cover for physiotherapy or oncology massage services, also we accept Under the Canopy vouchers as provided by Canopy Cancer Care.
These services may be useful to you, you can ask your therapist for more information or check the websites provided in the link below:
This is different to providing massage alone. Certified Lymphoedema therapists are trained to assess the body site that has the issue and to identify other factors that may be contributing to your lymphoedema. This includes incorporating self-management strategies such as exercise, skin care, and what type of compression would best suit the affected area, we can also refer to nutritionists and counsellors to help you regain control and make lifestyle changes. We assist you in preventing and managing exacerbations, along with communicating with the other members of your health care team, including your GP, nurse specialist, oncologist, and surgeon to ensure your treatment is both safe and effective.
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