Welcome Kate Sterrenberg, OT

Updated: Feb 24

PACT's recent Occupational Therapist grant from the John James Foundation's Community Health Program has enabled us to engage a professional Occupational Therapist, Kate Sterrenberg, to provide OT services to our members for one day a week throughout 2021. Many of you will have already met Kate in this capacity or in her volunteer capacity in the second half of 2020.

Kate will be engaging PACT's members through a seminar education series: Occupational Therapy - Education, Awareness Raising and Guidance.

Musings with the OT @ your leisure

Kate writes:

11th January 2021 was an exciting day, as it saw the start of PACT Occupational Therapy (OT) Services thanks to the support of the John James Foundation grant and the PACT Committee. Notwithstanding the knowledge that we gained from a lot of information gathering and planning in 2020, the task (some may call it a dream) is:

To provide quality Parkinson's OT services to all PACT members living with Parkinson's.

Parkinson's can disrupt daily quality of life. So we have looked at the OT dream, and built a plan around our goal. Our plan enables us:

● to offer a high-level but comprehensive home visit to any member who requests this service,

● to ensure that nece