Karen graduated in 1998 from the University of South Australia and then spent several years in Sydney working in inpatient hospital settings, including orthopaedic, neurological, rehabilitation, hydrotherapy and outpatient physiotherapy. She spent two and a half years working in various locations in the UK, in inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation and community settings before relocating to Maffra and working at Central Gippsland Health Service for several years in inpatient, outpatient, paediatric, women’s health, rehabilitation and community physio. She then had some time off paid work to care full-time for her three young children before joining the Truecare team in 2018.
Karen believes in empowering clients to understand their own health and well-being needs and supporting them to take action to address them.
Karen enjoys spending time in the bush and the beach, camping with her family, walking, reading, growing vegetables and playing the flute.