Cindy Wieman

I graduated with a Bachelor of Science (OT) from Curtin University in 1999. My passion has been working with people with disability throughout my career. I have a strong sense of social justice and have had the opportunity to assist people toward greater equality through my work.

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“Why do we do what we do?” : Reframing the functions of behaviour

Author: Le-Anne Jacobs, Provisionally Registered Psychologist I don’t know about you, but I grew up surrounded by adults who explained challenging behaviours as “naughty”. We have also historically been exposed to professionals and people in the community reporting someone’s behaviour as a characteristic of the person (e.g. part of someone’s personality). This has ultimately sent …

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What is support coordination and why is it in some people’s NDIS plans?

Support coordination is a type of funding included in some people’s NDIS plan.  Before the NDIS support coordination didn’t exist – it is a concept that has evolved since the NDIS began.  Support coordination is an external support that assists people to implement their plan and get the most from it.  Support coordination is a …

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Covid 19 Update – We’re back to full operations – but with enhanced social distancing and hand hygiene.

Given the current advice from our state government and our health departments suggesting the Covid 19 crisis has eased considerably for WA, we are now returning to more usual operations at Purple Patch Therapy.  By usual operations, this means you can now choose to access our services face to face again.  Of course, we still …

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