Emily Macfarlane

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Emily Macfarlane brings with her 15 years of extensive physiotherapy experience that spans private practice and aged care settings across Sydney and Queensland to ProMelius. Her arrival signifies a significant enhancement to our team, promising to elevate the quality of care we provide to our clients.

Emily's journey in physiotherapy began at the prestigious University of Sydney, where she earned her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2009. Her career has been marked by a
deep commitment to patient-centred care, focusing on personalised rehabilitation plans that help patients regain strength, mobility, and independence. Emily’s areas of
expertise encompass geriatrics, orthopaedics, neurological rehabilitation, and cardiopulmonary care, making her a versatile and highly skilled practitioner.

In her most recent role as a Senior Physiotherapist at Intrinsic Health in Queensland, Emily managed comprehensive treatment plans for aged care residents, addressing a wide range of conditions from musculoskeletal injuries to complex neurological and cardiopulmonary issues. Her adeptness at navigating and complying with regulatory frameworks ensures that patients receive the highest standard of care, a practice she will continue at ProMelius.

Emily's tenure at Australian Health Professionals (AHP) and Encara saw her playing pivotal roles in pain management and the transition to the AN-ACC funding model. Her ability to manage treatments across multiple aged care sites, and her leadership in liaising with clinical, administrative, and funding teams, underscore her capability and dedication.

Her diverse experience includes significant roles at Guide Healthcare and HelpStreet in the Illawarra region, where she managed rehabilitation programs and conducted
risk management assessments. These positions involved sourcing and ordering supportive devices and equipment, providing manual handling and falls prevention training to care staff, and ensuring compliance with ACFI requirements. Emily’s efforts have consistently enhanced the safety and well-being of residents, a testament to her meticulous and compassionate approach.

In private practice, Emily has treated a broad spectrum of patients, from musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries to sports and work-related conditions. Her work at Argyle Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy West in New South Wales involved collaborating with treating doctors, specialists, and insurance case managers to optimise patient care and return-to-work outcomes. Emily’s role in business development at these practices highlights her ability to build and maintain strong relationships with referring GPs and specialists, ensuring a steady stream of referrals and high-quality patient care.

Emily is also committed to nurturing the next generation of physiotherapists. She has been actively involved in training and supporting new graduates and limited registration therapists, sharing her extensive knowledge and fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development.

Outside of her professional life, Emily enjoys exploring the natural beauty of the Fraser Coast. Her passion for continuous learning is reflected in her participation in various courses and seminars, ensuring her patients benefit from the latest and most effective treatments available.

For referring GPs and specialists, Emily’s track record of delivering high-quality care, her strong collaborative skills, and her unwavering commitment to patient outcomes make her an invaluable asset. By referring your patients to Emily at ProMelius, you can be assured that they will receive exceptional care tailored to their individual needs, promoting faster recovery and improved quality of life.

We invite you to experience the exceptional care that Emily Macfarlane brings to ProMelius. Her comprehensive expertise, compassionate approach, and dedication to patient-centred care ensure that every client receives the highest standard of
physiotherapy. Join us in welcoming Emily to ProMelius, where she is ready to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

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