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Alice Dacey

Splash Physiotherapist ®

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Alice is currently on parental leave 

Alice enjoys creating fun environments and working with families to reach their goals and participate in activities they love.


Alice completed a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra following her undergraduate studies in Health Science. She has experience working in community home visits, private practice and exercise based settings with a background in clinical Pilates and swim teaching. 


Alice enjoys learning and continuously updating her skills and knowledge. This includes participating in regular professional development workshops and listening to the latest podcasts and audiobooks. 


In her spare time, Alice spends time with her young son, husband and dog. They love going on walks and outdoor adventures including day trips to explore new places. 

  • Master of Physiotherapy, 2019

  • Graduate certificate in human movement science, 2017

  • Bachelor of Health Science (major Exercise Science and Nutrition)​, 2013

  • Emerging skills in paediatric physiotherapy -  Monash University 2022

  • Ongoing professional development in paediatrics, aquatics and disability

  • Diploma of clinical pilates, 2016, STOTT matwork pilates 2012

  • Member Australian Physiotherapy Association 

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We help babies, children and young people learn everyday functional activities

to participate in life at home, school, and in the community.

We see children are part of a family

  • Families know their children best

  • Children do best in their own environments

  • We find strategies that fit in with your everyday life

  • We form respectful, cooperative partnerships with families

  • We value Melbourne's diverse community

We are professional, playful and up to date

  • We are professional, friendly, fun, and love the work we do

  • Coordinating with your health and education services helps everyone work towards their goals

  • We are committed to life long learning. We are highly skilled and up to date. 

  • We are constantly improving

We teach the way kids learn

  • Children learn through play

  • Every achievement is celebrated

  • We apply the science behind neuroplasticity in practical strategies to optimise learning

  • We use a strengths based approach

  • The earlier the better and it's never too late! We work with babies through to young people

  • We observe carefully, adjust moment to moment, to: meet your individual learning needs; find the 'just right challenge'; optimise your chance to learn

We celebrate small steps towards participation goals

  • Participation is key

  • We start with your participation goal. Then we drill down to small details in body structure and function to help you learn functional skills

  • We support all areas of development

  • We advocate to address social, environmental, policy and institutional barriers to participation

  • Swim safer skills and behaviours are part of every aquatic physiotherapy session

  • Being active is good for everyone

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