Felicity Pidgeon – Team Leader
FIM / Wee FIM
Felicity has a Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy (Charles Sturt University). Felicity has a passion for working in Indigenous health and has completed a postgraduate Masters degree in Remote Allied Health Practice through Flinders University. Felicity has been working in remote communities in the Northern Territory since 2005. During this time she has been involved in research around the participation of children with disabilities in a remote Indigenous community; was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to review allied health services in very remote areas in Canada and the USA (2014); and was awarded the Northern Territory Occupational Therapist of the year award (2013) for her work in the remote areas.
Felicity has extensive experience working with the elderly and those with disability, and enjoys working with clients to increase their independence and ability to actively participate in their local community.
Outside of work Felicity loves to be active; travelling, hiking and exploring the outdoors.
Awards and Research:
- In 2013 Felicity was awarded NT Occupational Therapist of the year.
- In 2014 Felicity was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to review allied health services in very remote areas in Canada and the USA.