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Providing exceptional care in the Community

24/07/2019

Diana, Physiotherapist in the North Shore Community

“I enjoy the versatility of clients and their needs - it requires constant thinking, creativity, and promotes continuous learning," shares Diana, Physiotherapist working in the North Shore Community.

Working in the Community

Diana's typical day involves visiting clients and performing anything from physiotherapy assessments to practicing exercises in the gym. She describes her days as “no dull moments." She works with a variety of clients, personalities, and family members to ensure the best care and resources are provided.

Having previously worked in an acute setting at Lions Gate Hospital (LGH), Diana was motivated to work in the Community to learn more about the services that are provided once clients are discharged from the hospital. “Being in my current position helps me understand the importance of timely communications between the acute and Community staff to ensure our clients receive efficient and timely services." She describes her co-workers as helpful, cheerful and supportive, who are great role models for their profession.​


Diana, working with one of her clients, Ed

Inspiring and supportive colleagues

Diana is an internationally trained physiotherapist originally from Bulgaria. She has been with VCH since 2008 and is happy to be a part of the VCH family! “At VCH, I've met the most inspiring clinicians and I've been lucky to have very supportive supervisors who guided me with my research and ideas for improving clinical practice."

During her spare time, Diana embraces her cultural roots and is a professional Bulgarian folk-dancer. She continues to keep the tradition going with some of her friends from the Bulgarian-Canadian Society in Vancouver.

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