Manushi Shah

Vice-President and Service Delivery Lead

Manushi is a very passionate healthcare professional with qualifications of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (2014) from India and Master of Public Health (2017) from Deakin University, Australia. Manushi is more particularly passionate about client-centred care & practices holistic approach in helping people to achieve and sustain change for better health and positive behavioural outcomes. She has also added a research publication to her portfolio, the details of which are available below.

Manushi is currently practicing Physiotherapy in Gerontology clinical area, working both in Aged Care Industry and in Transitional Care Programs in Melbourne. Being able to deliver a high-quality, evidence based, customer-focussed and multi-disciplinary team approach are among the top of Manushi’s skillset.

In line with her passion of creating and sustaining a positive change in people, since completion of her own APC assessment process, Manushi embarked on a new journey as a committed volunteer, in serving and supporting fellow Physiotherapists (qualified overseas). Since the day she stepped into AAPTA in 2018, Manushi has been playing various key roles in AAPTA Inc. in the areas of service development, coordination, service delivery, process improvement and customer service. She communicates effectively and works very closely with a number of both internal and external stakeholders of AAPTA in achieving AAPTA’s vision & mission. She strongly advocates for and displays human-centric service, driven by what the overseas qualified physiotherapists need for their learning and development as part of their journey to become registered Physiotherapist in Australia.

Manushi is an integral part of AAPTA’s committee and leadership group and now serving in a capacity of Vice-President and Service Delivery Lead. Manushi works very hard silently (in the background) with lot of dedication and brings lot of value to both the team and our members. AAPTA is extremely happy and fortunate to have such a skilled, dedicated and committed team member and leader on board.

Research Publication: PRAKASH, V.SHAH, Manushi A.  and  HARIOHM, K.. Family’s presence associated with increased physical activity in patients with acute stroke: an observational study. Braz. J. Phys. Ther. [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.4, pp.306-311.  Epub June 16, 2016. ISSN 1809-9246.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0172.