Jennifer Stables

Kinesiologist

Jennifer graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelors of Kinesiology. Her current practice involves functional capacity evaluations, workplace assessments, ergonomic evaluations and return-to-work planning and monitoring for clients with musculoskeletal injuries. Prior to working in the area of functional capacity and return-to-work, Jennifer was involved in an interdisciplinary practice setting where she was responsible for the assessment and treatment of injured workers with physical disabilities and disorders.

When not providing Kinesiology services Jennifer enjoys camping, hiking, time with her family, and playing with her 2 dogs. She is also an avid runner, both road and trail.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered and practicing member of the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists
  • Registered and practicing member of the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario
  • Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Instructor
  • Completed Matheson Advanced Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Work site assessment and Return to Work Program coordination

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Angela Eugenio

Occupational Therapist

Angela believes that the way we occupy our time can serve as a pathway toward healing and recovery. Her intention is to facilitate this process through careful consideration of how illness and injury affect the body, brain, and daily function.

Through a values-oriented lens, Angela provides a wide range of community rehabilitation services, including activation, return-to-work planning, job site visits, ergonomic assessments, and graded exposure therapy. She has extensive experience serving individuals living with chronic pain, mental health conditions, post-traumatic stress disorder, brain injuries, and musculoskeletal injuries. Grounded in evidence-based approaches, Angela is dedicated to walking alongside clients to navigate the steps they need to take in order to optimize function and achieve their goals.

When Angela is not providing occupational therapy services, she enjoys spending time by the water, challenging herself at the gym, and curating playlists to match all her favourite activities.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Integrated Sciences from the University of British Columbia
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Program coordination
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Brian Condon

Senior Occupational Therapist

Brian acknowledges that every individual and their rehabilitation experience is different, requiring a careful tailoring of services. He has gained valuable experience working in interdisciplinary programs such as Occupational Rehabilitation, Concussion Management, and Mental Health programs. He has worked with a wide range of individuals with orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain, head injuries, and mental health conditions. He has extensive experience with job demands analyses, job site visits, return to work planning, ergonomic assessments, and functional assessments. Mixed with his community Occupational Therapy experience, he has developed unique skills that help his clients through the rehabilitation and return to work process.

When Brian is not providing Occupational Therapy services, he and his wife can be found sharing their passion for camping, hiking, skiing and rock climbing, with their 2 young children.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Education
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Cognitive Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge support and Home Health Services
  • Work site assessment and Return to Work Program coordination
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Colleen North

Senior Occupational Therapist

Colleen has extensive experience practicing community rehabilitation, including hospital discharge planning, equipment prescription, home modifications, designing and implementing functional restoration programs, job site assessment, job demands analysis, ergonomic assessment, and designing and implementing return to work programs. Complemented by her skills and knowledge with medical legal assessment (functional capacity evaluation and cost of future care evaluations). She has a breadth of experience including assessment and rehabilitation with clients with neurological injury including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, complex orthopaedic injury, musculoskeletal injury, chronic pain and mental health conditions including exposure therapy for clients with PTSD. Her experience as a sole charge therapist in a remote community, working on the brain injury unit at GF Strong, working in public home care programs, performing medical legal assessment both in Hong Kong and British Columbia, and working in program based clinics (pain programs, occupational rehabilitation, activity related soft tissue injuries) has contributed to her expertise in community based rehabilitation.

When Colleen is not providing occupational therapy services she can be found outdoors with her husband, hiking, biking, walking in the trails with their dog, or downhill skiing where they might catch a glimpse of one of their three teenage boys. Colleen is an avid tennis player and open to learning to new things, recently adding Nordic skiing and pickleball to her repertoire of outdoor leisure pursuits.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Western Ontario
  • Diploma in Functional Capacity Evaluation from the University of Florida
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Ergonomic Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Isernhagen Work Systems Training
  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) Certification
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge support and Home Health Services
  • Work site assessment and Return to Work Program coordination
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Jaclyn Simpson

Senior Occupational Therapist

Jaclyn has completed a wide range of occupational therapy work in both public health care and private health care settings. She has experience working in acute care as well as inpatient rehab and community rehab services. In these settings, she has worked with individuals with a variety of injuries including traumatic brain injury, soft tissue injuries, complex orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain, and mental health conditions. She has vast experience specifically working with neurological conditions and brain injury, having worked as an OT on an acute neurological unit, an inpatient acquired brain injury rehabilitation unit, and providing community neurological rehab services. Currently, she is focussed on the provision of community rehabilitation services to support clients to maximize performance of home, community, and work tasks, using individualized treatment plans, goal setting and graded activity planning, return to work support, and wheelchair and home equipment prescription.

When Jaclyn is not providing occupational therapy services she loves to stay active, playing sports and games with her young, energetic children. She can also be happily found cycling, playing volleyball, practicing yoga, reading, eating tacos, and laughing with friends and family. She is passionately dedicated to living a life full of learning, growth, compassion and fun.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia
  • Pain BC Recommended Health Care Provider
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Programs
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Jennifer Beck

Senior Occupational Therapist

Jenn has provided occupational therapy services in a range of settings including acute care hospitals, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centres, and community-based rehabilitation programs. She has extensive assessment and treatment experience working with clients limited by soft tissue injuries, orthopaedic injuries, neurological disorders, chronic pain and mental health conditions. She has worked extensively on return-to-work programs including job site visits, job demands analysis, ergonomic assessments, and return-to-work planning and support. Jenn currently provides community-based rehabilitation services including return-to-work programs, work site assessments, ergonomic evaluations and hospital discharge support.

When Jenn is not providing occupational therapy services, she can be found enjoying time with her husband and their two sons. She enjoys running, playing hockey, skiing, hiking, mountain biking (cautiously), and golfing (erratically).

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment, Return to Work Programs
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Jenny Simpson

Senior Occupational Therapist

Jenny has gained extensive experience working with individuals in varying stages of their rehabilitation. She has experience working within a variety of interdisciplinary treatment settings (Post-Concussion Management Program; Mental Health Return to Work Pilot Project; Custom Head Injury Program; Activity Related Soft Tissue Disorders Program). She has experience working with individuals with a range of diagnoses and conditions including: traumatic brain injuries; musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries; chronic pain; repetitive strain injuries; mental health conditions, assisting them to meet goal-focussed rehabilitation plans and supporting safe and sustainable return to work. Her current evidence-based practice includes home health and community rehabilitation, home accessibility/home modifications, ergonomic assessments, functional assessments, return to work planning and monitoring, job coaching, and conducting job site visits and job demands analyses while maximizing functional independence.

When Jenny is not providing occupational therapy services she can be found on the softball field where she coaches and plays for a team of close friends and family, in the trails with her fur baby Caeser, or trying desperately to persuade someone to engage in some form of game or friendly competition (i.e. cards, board games, darts, ping pong, etc.)

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Simon Fraser University with a Minor in Kinesiology and a certificate in health and fitness
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Cognitive Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Cost of Future Care Training Program
  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program Certification (PGAP)
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Programs
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Linda Tang

Occupational Therapist

Linda uses a holistic, collaborative, and goal-oriented approach to guide clients through their rehabilitation and return to work process. She recognizes the value of using meaningful activities to facilitate recovery. Linda has worked with diverse populations including individuals with orthopaedic and soft tissue injuries, chronic pain, traumatic brain injury, and mental health conditions. She has experience performing a wide range of occupational therapy assessment and treatment including job site assessments, graduated return to work planning and monitoring, ergonomic assessments, community rehabilitation and re-integration, exposure therapy, and equipment prescription.

When Linda is not providing occupational therapy services she can be found doing yoga, paddleboarding, sipping matcha, or reading/watching all things sci-fi and fantasy. She enjoys learning new crafts and has recently dived into the world of cross-stitching.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master’s of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of British Columbia
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Programs
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Linda Waithman

Senior Occupational Therapist, Founder

Linda has expert medical legal opinion and community rehabilitation experience working with pediatric and adult populations. She has qualified as an expert witness in the supreme court of British Columbia in the areas of Occupational Therapy, Functional/Work Capacity, Cost of Future Care/Life Care Planning, and Ergonomics. Her extensive experience includes assessment and rehabilitation with clients with neurological injury including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury; complex orthopaedic injury; chronic pain; and mental health diagnoses including in vivo prolonged exposure programs for clients with PTSD. She has worked in the community providing in-home and community-based assessments, work site assessments, ergonomic evaluations, and hospital discharge support. She has worked for a number of referral agencies, including ICBC, WorkSafeBC, the BC Teachers’ Federation, and Veterans Affairs Canada.

When Linda is not providing occupational therapy services she can be found spending time with her family in Steveston or hitting the trails and slopes on the North Shore or Whistler.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, School of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Certified Work Capacity Evaluator (CWCE), Advanced
  • Certified Cost of Care / Life Care Planner, Advanced
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Ergonomic Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Isernhagen Work Systems Training
  • Qualified as an expert witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Functional and Work Capacity Evaluation and Critique
  • Cost of Future Care Assessment (Life Care Planning) and Critique
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management

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Natalie Hull

Senior Occupational Therapist, Founder

Natalie possesses a broad range of professional experience from her time working in interdisciplinary pain programs in Alberta, assessing and treating clients with chronic pain, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders; and co-morbid diagnoses such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addictions. She has worked extensively on return-to-work programs, and has provided functional capacity testing, job site visits, job demands analysis, ergonomic assessments and education, and graduated return-to-work planning. To compliment her practice, she has experience implementing exposure therapy for clients diagnosed with PTSD as their primary return-to-work barrier. Her current practice involves a mix of medical legal assessment services (functional capacity evaluations, cost of future care evaluations, and critique opinions) and community-based occupational therapy treatment and assessment services (case management, community re-integration, return-to-work programs, ergonomic assessments).

When Natalie is not providing occupational therapy services she can be found in North Vancouver with her husband, their two children, and two moderately-trained large dogs. She loves everything outdoors on the North Shore trails including skiing, mountain biking, Grouse grinding, and running. She is a volunteer ski coach with the Hollyburn Nordic Ski club and appreciates any kind of patio with a view.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Rehabilitation and Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Victoria
  • Certified Work/Functional Capacity Evaluator (Matheson and Associates)
  • Certified Cost of Future Care Evaluator/Life Care Planner – Advanced (Matheson and Associates)
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluation Program
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Advanced Functional Capacity Evaluation Program
  • Qualified as an Expert Witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia
  • Clinical Instructor: University of British Columbia’s School of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • Clinical Instructor: Vancouver Community College within the Occupational/Physical Therapy Assistant program
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Functional and Work Capacity Evaluation and Critique
  • Cost of Future Care Assessment (Life Care Planning) and Critique
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work coordination
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Nicholas Altieri

Senior Occupational Therapist, Founder

Nicholas has a diverse range of hospital and community based occupational therapy experiences from both Ontario and BC. He has performed hundreds of in-home assessments, attendant care assessments, and worksite assessments of clients with various types of injuries. He has provided recommendations for rehabilitation and return to work programs. He started his occupational therapy career in Ontario with the Toronto Western Hospital, where he practiced in orthopedics working specifically with injured workers through the Workplace Safety Insurance Board in Ontario (WSIB) Specialty Programs, as well as in the community with clients following total hip or knee replacement surgery. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing reactivation and functional restoration programs for individuals with a range of injuries and diagnoses, including chronic pain, psychological impairments and traumatic brain injuries. His current practice involves a mix of medical legal assessment services (functional capacity evaluations, cost of future care evaluations, and critique opinions) and community-based occupational therapy treatment and assessment services (case management, community re-integration, return-to-work programs, ergonomic assessments).

When Nick is not providing occupational therapy services, he enjoys traveling with his wife to experience different cultures, and most importantly their foods! When home, he enjoys perfecting a Neapolitan style pizza, the company of his English bulldog, friends and family, and trying to maintain an active lifestyle.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Rehabilitation Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Functional Capacity Evaluation for Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury Program
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Cost of Future Care Training Program
  • ERGOS Work Simulator certified
  • Certified in Mackenzie Low-Back exercise protocol level I
  • Completed Isernhagen Work Systems functional capacity training.
  • Qualified as an expert witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Functional and Work Capacity Evaluation and Critique
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Programs
  • Cost of Future Care Assessment (Life Care Planning) and Critique
  • Job Demands Analysis, Risk Factor Analysis and Ergonomic Evaluations

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Katie Griffin

Senior Occupational Therapist

Katie has practiced as an occupational therapist in a variety of work settings including acute care, in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation programs as well as providing community rehabilitation services. She currently practices in both the public and private health care system.

She has worked with a wide variety of injuries/diagnoses, from soft tissue injuries, orthopedic injuries, chronic pain and mental health conditions. Her clinical area of specialty is working with adolescents and adults with neurological injuries/diagnoses, including mild to severe traumatic brain injuries, cerebrovascular injuries, and neuromuscular conditions acquired at birth.

Katie’s focus has been on providing rehabilitation services to maximize functioning in the home, community and work settings, taking an individualized and client-centered approach to care.  She has experience performing a range of occupational therapy assessment and treatment, including job site assessments, graduated return to work planning and monitoring, ergonomic assessments, community rehabilitation programs, exposure therapy and equipment prescription.

When not providing occupational therapy services you will find her spending time with family and friends, doing her best to find the best latte, or hiking and biking the beautiful trails on the north shore.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Programs
  • Ergonomic Evaluations

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Kimberley Dimayuga

Senior Occupational Therapist, Founder

Kimberley honed her skills related to return-to-work practices and facilitating worker progression in the workplace—particularly in the face of chronic pain through her time working in multidisciplinary treatment programs, and community-based treatment. Kimberley has further complimented her skills and knowledge providing community rehabilitation, functional capacity evaluations, and cost of future care evaluations for clients with a variety of injuries such as traumatic brain injury, soft tissue injuries, complex orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain, and mental health conditions. Her current practice is a combination of medical legal assessment services (functional capacity and cost of care evaluations, and critique/rebuttal opinions) and community rehabilitation including community re-integration, return to work programs, wheelchair prescription, seating and positioning, home equipment, home accessibility/home modifications and maximizing functional independence.

When Kimberley is not providing occupational therapy services she can be found chasing around her young son and walking her high maintenance but lovable dog Benny. Kimberley and her husband are rugby enthusiasts and have remained active in the rugby community within the lower mainland. She coaches school-aged rugby teams in both the community and in schools and can still hold her own in a game.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Rehabilitation
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from St. Francis Xavier University
  • Completed Matheson and Associates Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • Completed Matheson Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program
  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program Certification (PGAP)
  • A part of the WorkSafeBC Provider Network
Main Areas of Practice
  • Functional and Work Capacity Evaluation and Critique
  • Cost of Future Care Assessment (Life Care Planning) and Critique
  • Community Rehabilitation and Case Management
  • Hospital Discharge Support and Home Health Services
  • Work Site Assessment and Return to Work Programs
  • Job Demands Analysis, Risk Factor Analysis and Ergonomic Evaluations

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Anita Doan

Senior Operations Manager

With a Bachelor of Hospitality Management and over 13 years of experience working in administrative, sales and customer service roles, Anita has gained the ability to build long lasting relationships within different industries as well as anticipate the needs of her clients. She has applied her education and skills to a variety of retail, hospitality, and health care settings. She provides medical legal assessment referral coordination, treatment referral coordination, and overseas LiNK Rehab’s operations. Anita’s empathetic, organized, and practical approach to referral relations optimizes the interface between our clinicians and clients.

When Anita is not at work keeping our clinic running smoothly, she can be found baking delicious treats, discovering new restaurants, and growing organic fruits and vegetables in the family garden with her husband.

 


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Jeanne Dupré

Administrative Assistant

Jeanne has gained extensive administrative support skills over the past decade working in medical legal, insurance, and health care realms. She has provided legal assistant support to both plaintiff and defense firms within Metro Vancouver, has extensive experience providing administrative support for a variety of ICBC departments, and is well versed at coordinating occupational therapy assessment and rehabilitation services. She possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and demonstrates excellent customer service focus.

When Jeanne is not at work with LiNK Rehab, providing much appreciated support to our OTs, she can be found geocaching in the community with her partner and his daughter, enjoying time with friends and family, and tap dancing!


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Jenny MacCulloch

Administrative Assistant

Jenny in the past has worked as an Administrator in physiotherapy clinics, helping scheduling clients, setting up and organized office files, while also aiding the clinicians by prepping equipment and helping keep their days manageable.

When Jenny is not at work with LiNK Rehab, helping assist in administrative duties, she can be found spending time with her family and friends, coaching her daughter’s soccer team and enjoying the outdoors camping and quadding throughout B.C.


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Christopher Choo Fone

Rehabilitation Assistant

Chris finished his Bachelor of Health Sciences from SFU in 2019 and has recently completed his diploma in Occupational and Physical Therapy Assistant from VCC. He has clinical experience working in various rehabilitative health care settings providing both physiotherapy and occupational therapy services including forensic mental health, inpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, and the community. He has worked with a variety of populations including clients with neurological conditions, mental health disorders, chronic injuries, and developmental disorders.

When Chris is not providing rehab assistant services, he spends his time practicing his photography skills, trying out new restaurants, going to the gym, or hiking. At home, he can be found practicing the drums, reading a book, or catching up on his Netflix shows.


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Etleva Hodo

Rehabilitation Assistant

Etleva completed her Bachelor of Science of Nursing in 2011 in Albania. During her practicum she worked as an occupational therapist assistant in the inpatient unit of a hospital helping those with strokes, ortho and spinal chord injuries, as well as a physiotherapist assistant to cardiopulmonary patients in a telemetry and ICU unit. As a rehabilitation assistant and community support worker, Etleva has the pleasure of working with a variety of populations with many diverse conditions and abilities.

When Etleva is not providing rehab services, you can find her hiking and biking different outdoor trails with her son. She also enjoys cooking and trying new recipes in the kitchen and overall just spending quality time with her family.

 


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Mackenzie Fawcett

Rehabilitation Assistant

Mackenzie has previously worked as a community support worker and as part of medical transport teams. She has worked with a variety of populations including clients with neurological conditions, mental health disorders, chronic injuries, and with those requiring palliative care. The highlight of Mackenzie’s work as a community support worker, and now rehab assistant, is helping people find their way to improved mobility, stability and confidence; she loves being there to support and point out all the little victories along the way to recovery.

When Mackenzie is not providing rehab assistant services, she spends her time working as a probationary firefighter, coaching rugby, going to the gym, or spending time in her patio garden… or any garden for that matter.


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Ryan Hodgson

Rehabilitation Assistant

In his role as a Rehabilitation Worker with Link Rehab, Ryan will put his many years of one of one client skills to good use, both in the gym and in the water, to assist injured clients with their recovery. He is eager to help facilitate active rehabilitation and work simulation programs; provide education to clients regarding pain management strategies, etc., and assist them with completing their occupational therapy directed programs. Ryan has gained previous experience as a Personal Trainer, Certified with the BCRPA. He has worked in multiple gym facilities providing support to individuals with varying fitness levels, mental health conditions and chronic injuries. Ryan also has previous experience working as a Lifeguard which, in combination with personal training, helped him to develop a passion for fitness, health, and well-being, and a desire to help others to achieve their physical and personal goals.

When Ryan is not providing Rehabilitation Assistant services, he spends his time swimming at the pool, running the occasional marathon, taking his dog for long walks, going to the gym, playing co-ed softball, spending time with friends and family or trying out new restaurants in the Lower Mainland.


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Sapna Gaba

Rehabilitation Assistant

Sapna finished her Masters in Physical Therapy from India in 2014 with specialization in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She has many years of experience in multi-disciplinary settings such as outpatient rehab, as well as in hospital environments. She has experience in working with post-surgical rehab, chronic pain management, sports injuries and neurological conditions. Her current responsibilities include helping post MVA clients from ICBC, WSBC as well as community-based home rehabilitation.

When Sapna is not providing rehab services, she likes to spend her time with her family. Apart from that, she also likes to be close to nature and likes exploring new places.


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