Bas Jansen



Job Title Consultant Physiotherapist
Organisation Name Department of Communities - Disability Services, WA
Areas of Special Interest

24 hour postural care – protection of body shape
Seating / wheelchairs
Supported lying
Pressure care

Adults or Children Adults and Children
Clinic Services Physiotherapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Family Systems (social work)
Clinic Contact details

A: 15 Hill View Tce, East Victoria Park, WA 6101

Clinic days/times Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Other clinic details

Paediatric and adult support
Statewide consultancy

Telehealth consults Available
Transitional Planning – Paediatric to adult services Available
Additional Information

Metropolitan Consultancy Team
The Metropolitan Consultancy Team (MCT) is part of the Sector Engagement and Development Directorate at The Disability Services Commission. The role of the team is to support the disability sector and wider community through consultancy and training. This service is available to people and organisations who support individuals with disability and/or delay. There are no boundaries on age or type of disability.
The MCT is committed to the development of diverse, innovative and evidence-based services which ensure a healthy, safe and better future for all people with disability.
The team has a broad knowledge base around contemporary evidence-based practices for children, youth and adults with disability and their support networks. The team consists of highly experienced staff some of whom have presented at conferences both nationally and internationally. The team has backgrounds in:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Psychology

Support Services
We work in partnership with our clients to ensure our services can be individualised to meet the specific needs of the client.
All support and training can be provided in a number of formats to individuals and groups and may include:

  • on site, phone, email or video support/ consultation
  • professional development and training
  • development of resources and sharing of information on contemporary research and evidence based practice in the area of disability
  • collaboration and partnerships related to research and project opportunities

Areas of professional development and support
The areas of support regularly provided by the team include:

  • family and person centred practices
  • building capacity through coaching
  • support inclusion and participation in the community
  • postural care, seating and equipment for daily living tasks
  • understanding and using visual supports
  • building AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) into everyday routines, enhancing communicative opportunities
  • mealtime management/dysphagia
  • promoting positive behaviour and working in a family systems manner
  • transporting individuals with disability in vehicles
  • strength based practices
  • healthy lifestyle
  • family systems support and mental health
  • contemporary practice when working with children with a disability or delay
  • ways to support and engage with families
  • developmental support across the lifespan
  • working with distressed families
  • dual diagnosis- ID (intellectual disability) and mental health
  • sensory issues and interventions
  • suicide risk screening and safety planning
  • grief and loss – supporting individuals and families
  • inclusion in the classroom
  • managing challenging conversations

Many other areas can be explored.
Contact us:


Phone (08) 9466 8324

Bas Jansen

is prepared to be contacted by other Health Professionals

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