Rebecca "Bec" Bacusmo
Splash Physiotherapist ®
Bec is excited to join the team as a Splash Physiotherapist in 2021.
She has experience working with children and adults in the community home visits and health care settings, including both face to face and telehealth services.
During her physiotherapy course, she completed a Quality Improvement Project at the Children's Hospital Westmead, "The evaluation of initial bisphosphonate infusions in an inpatient vs outpatient setting for 'high risk' children: A retrospective review" and submitted a poster presentation on “The side effects associated with first bisphosphonate infusions in children” to the Australia Paediatric Endocrine Group Annual Scientific Meeting. She has also developed her knowledge through completing a professional development course in paediatric physiotherapy.
Bec also experiences as both an allied health assistant and physiotherapist working in private rehabilitation hospitals which included a strong focus on aquatic physiotherapy.
She has been active in paediatric volunteer opportunities including Wheelchair Sports, Sailability, Burns Camp with the Children's Hospital Westmead, as physiotherapy assistant at a special developmental school, and assisting at a Homework Club.
She understands the importance of swimming skills for participation and enjoyment in active leisure within Australia and continues to enjoy swimming training in her spare time.
Bec is having a great time getting to know Splash families in 2021 and playing towards your goals!