Jill Barrett, MS, PT

Jill Barrett listingAs a physical therapist, I worked my first year for the Kaiser Center for Health Research in Portland, Oregon in the Study of Accidental Falls in the Elderly (SAFE). This was followed by a year in acute care/rehab/outpatient rehab. Other than one summer relief position in skilled nursing facilities, I have worked exclusively with children ages birth to 21 in public education for the past 27 years in Oregon and Minnesota. This is my 20th year working for the High Desert ESD.  

Tips & Advice Ingenious Solutions from the Field: Using the Rifton TRAM to Transfer onto a Tricycle June 07, 2016 by Jill Barrett, MS, PT
1. Position student at corner of mat table and bring TRAM in from the back. 2. Fasten trunk support and using leg straps, lift student. 3. Roll TRAM with student in it to the back of the tricycle. ...
PT/OT Adopting Safe Patient Handling Policy in School June 12, 2015 by Jill Barrett, MS, PT
Safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) as a discipline is gaining momentum not only in hospitals and rehab facilities but in schools as well. High Desert Education Service District, based in Redmond, Oregon, serving multiple districts across a large area, recently implemented a new SPHM policy.  Recently Rifton spoke with Jill Barrett about the importance of safe patient handling in schools.  ...