Since 2001 Fit For Life has been empowering our adult and ageing population to remain as active and independent as possible to ensure that they achieve and maintain the best quality of life possible.
We do this by providing multi-disciplinary best practice healthcare therapies to 5,000+ clients in over 100 residential, nursing homes and daycare centres, communities, organisations and to private individuals around the country on a weekly basis. We have a great team of fully qualified therapists in the areas of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, exercise and rehabilitation therapy nationwide.
Fit For Life also provide an extensive range of specialised training for healthcare professionals, therapists and carers to improve the care and wellbeing for the older adult and elderly population. Other services include, risk assessments, audits and reports, building and environment recommendations, and independent living services.
We are recognised as the leaders in our industry and have extensive knowledge based on our own research of best practice and leading technology in the area of care for the older adult.
We pride ourselves on the team we have working with our older population, and we are very excited to share our knowledge and expertise with you to ensure our older population receive best practice care.
Meet the Team
BSc, BSc, MSc, MIAPT
Mark founded Fit For Life in 2001. He now manages a multi-disciplinary healthcare team committed to continuing research and development of healthcare services for adult and ageing population. Over the past 17 years he has developed a great deal of experience and expertise in the assessment and treatment of age-related injuries and conditions.
He is continuously attending and has presented at numerous conferences on the benefits of physical activity in the ageing population and has lead implementation of best practice models into Fit For Life’s training and services.
Recent areas of research and development that Mark is involved in included the development of software to reduce the risks of falls and tele-rehabilitation.
His qualifications include a BSc from University College Dublin and MSc in Exercise Physiology from Trinity College Dublin in 2000. He has since qualified as a Physical Therapist and obtained a BSc in Applied Health studies at the Institute of Physical Therapy and Applied Science. He is a current member of the Irish Association of Physical Therapists.
BSc, MSc, PSI
Director of Research & Development
Jessie started with Fit For Life in 2002 and became a Director in 2003 when she expanded the company into Munster. Jessie has an MSc in Exercise Physiology and has completed specialist courses in Postural Stability and Exercise after Stroke. She is also a Manual Handling Instructor.
Her areas of speciality are in falls management and manual handling. She is passionate about managing the company’s development in CPD and keeping up to date with recent evidence and practices that relate to improving client services. This has given her opportunities to get direct experience in research facilities and most recently with The Falls and Balance Research Group in Neuroscience Research Australia. They are leading researchers in understanding physical and cognitive decline in older people, falls prediction and prevention.