Troy has a Bachelor of Science degree which he completed at Curtin University in Perth; graduating in 2020. He grew up locally, previously graduating from Broome Senior High School, before moving to the city for his tertiary accreditation.
Before joining Patches, Troy worked in a large residential aged care facility in Perth. He gained experience treating clients with diagnoses such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, COPD and many other neurological and cardiorespiratory conditions. Here he refined his skills in falls assessment and prevention, as well as the prescription of various pieces of equipment from a mobility, safety and pressure care perspective.
Troy has a diverse caseload here at Patches, working with clients aged from 5 to 65. Troy can assist youth and adults achieve their mobility goals, from optimising fundamental movements and ensuring safety in transfers, to higher level mobility such as running or bicycle riding – and everything in between. Troy also takes part in Patches group classes for children, focusing on building foundational gross motor patterns and sports-specific skills.
Troy has a passion for learning and loves to challenge himself with clients enduring disabilities in any domain – whether that be musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary or neurological.
In his spare time, Troy enjoys playing sports, camping and going fishing.