Lourene is an Occupational Therapist, with over 30 year's experience working in mental health. She has worked in the public, NGO and private sectors.
Lourene is registered and accredited with AHPRA, Occupational Therapy Australia , Medicare and Mental Health First Aid Australia.
Lourene is committed to Deniliquin and it's community, and participates actively as a volunteer on committees, clubs and community initiatives.
On a personal note, she has been married for 30 years and has 2 adult children. Originally from South Africa, Australia has now been their home for 20 years. She loves her golf and tennis and enjoys travelling .
We are located in Deniliquin, on the beautiful Edward River in the Riverina, NSW.
We are proud to offer a much needed service in our community; but alos to be a part of developing community resilience and wellbeing.
Lourene regularly travels across the states to deliver MHFA training , so be sure to discuss your needs with her.
She also provides of her time generously to be a part of a number of health groups that advocate for health services and wellbeing initiatives in the region she lives in.
Minding Minds is community focussed with Lourene involved in a number of committees and community initiatives on a volunteer basis.
The focus of community involvement is around advocacy, awareness of health services and projects that contribute to the general wellbeing of the community.
Connectedness and Kindness are important themes on the voluntary work Lourene gets involved with.