Hilary Smith

Senior Occupational Therapist

Hilary completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy/Behavioural Science in 2004. Since then she has worked in various fields of Occupational Therapy across Australia and the UK. Hilary has experience across the healthcare continuum including Emergency, Acute Care, Inpatient and Community Rehabilitation.

Hilary has a strong interest in rehabilitation for clients with Spinal Cord Injury and various neurological conditions including Acquired Brain Injury. Hilary’s interest in Spinal Cord Injury has developed from her time working at the National Spinal Injuries Centre in the UK and at the Victorian Spinal Cord Service in Australia.

Hilary enjoys working with complex cases and putting her organisational skills to work to increase one’s independence in activities of daily living. Her special interests also include; complex home modifications, upper limb rehabilitation, equipment prescription and complex report writing.

Hilary is the OT Student Coordinator and celebrates 7 years with IRS.

Outside of work Hilary likes going on outings with her family including her young kids, exercising, catching up with friends and getting some sunshine.