From a young age, Sonia has been an active athlete and interested in how the human body works, this led her to complete her Bachelors of Physiotherapy and specialize in Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy by completing her Masters at the University of Pittsburgh. Throughout her career, Sonia has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, rehabilitation hospitals, residential care facilities and private physiotherapy clinics. Sonia has completed post-graduate training in Vestibular and Concussion rehabilitation as well as orthopaedics hands-on manual therapy. She has a special interest in post operative rehabilitation and geriatric rehabilitation.
Sonia is passionate about empowering independence in the clients she works with and helping them achieve their personal health and wellness goals by providing a combination of education and evidence-based treatment interventions. Her goal is to provide her clients with the skills and exercises that will allow them to function as independently as possible. When not at work, Sonia enjoys running, volleyball, yoga and spending time outdoors, one of her most recent accomplishments was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa with her husband.
Sushil founded Salius Rehab Inc. in 2010 with a strong focus on the wellbeing of the clients he cared for. He is a compassionate and dedicated Physical Therapist and Medical Doctor. Sushil focuses most of his practice in working with Geriatrics and improving health outcomes in restorative care. He is now completing his specialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Louisville.
Amandeep Riar is an accomplished Physical Therapist, part of the management team at Salius Rehab as a Clinical Leader. After graduating with her Bachelors in Science in 2012 from the University of British Columbia, she went on to pursue Physiotherapy at Brunel University London in England, from where she graduated in 2016. Since then, she has worked at a private physiotherapy clinic and numerous residential care facilities, as her main area of interest is geriatric rehabilitation. Amandeep strives to take a collaborative, holistic approach with her patients and promote a healthy lifestyle. Her goal is to further her knowledge through specialty courses in order to provide the most up-to-date care for her clients that will enable them to be as independent as possible.
When she’s not working, Amandeep enjoys baking, hiking new trails, and traveling with her family and friends.
Andrea is an experienced Physiotherapist working mainly with a geriatric population. She completed her Doctor of Physiotherapy from the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, outpatient care, private and residential long term care. She speaks fluent English and Cantonese. When Andrea isn’t working, she enjoys playing volley-ball and pilates.
Jason is a Registered Physiotherapist with a background in Kinesiology. He has experience working with orthopedic clients, MVA, injuries, and the elderly population. Jason afirmly believes a client-centered approach with respect and care. In his spare time Jason enjoys weightlifting, table tennis, swimming, and hiking (especially with his puppy Sunday).
Kari Yip is an Occupational Therapist who graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University and a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta. Kari has a passion for helping improve the lives of others through meaningful activities and for promoting independence among our residents. She hopes to help residents meet their goals and maintain their quality of life. Kari strives to continue to increase her knowledge base in order to provide the best care to her clients. In her spare time, Kari enjoys playing soccer, knitting, plane watching and spending time with friends and family.
Stephanie Ting is an Occupational Therapist working in long-term and convalescent care settings in the lower mainland. Her journey to become an Occupational Therapist began while completing her Bachelors of Arts & Science at Queen’s University when a family member required hospice services. After finishing her Bachelor’s in 2014 and inspired by the personal support workers in hospice she completed the personal support worker certificate program at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. She then returned to Queen’s University and completed her Master’s of Occupational Therapy in 2017.
Her clinical experiences as a personal support worker in long-term care and community settings continue to serve her to this day as a Occupational Therapist. She is reminded of the importance of engaging clients in their own care regardless of their age and abilities. She strives to educate her clients and teams on the benefits of using evidence-based practices and products.Ultimately Stephanie believes doing so enhances clients’ quality of life while relieving financial pressures on the healthcare system.
Outside of work Stephanie enjoys volunteering at hot yoga studios, following Bob Ross videos, and visiting the local catfé.
Joshua Pineo is a Rehabilitation assistant, with over 10 years of experience. His main areas of interest are Geriatric and Stroke Rehabilitation. He takes a holistic approach when working with his clients. Josh is a strong patient advocate and believes that with the right tools clients can achieve their maximum independence in their own environment. When not working, Josh is busy with his vegetable farm in Surrey which helps SPARC provide nutritional food to BC’s seniors. He also enjoys raising farm animals including his duck, Dotty.
Katy Togeretz is a rehabilitation assistant. After completing her high school diploma, Katy went straight into the Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program at Capilano University. She started at Tabor Home after graduating from Capilano University in 2017. She values creating therapeutic relationships with the seniors in her community while assisting them to remain as independent as possible. Outside of work, Katy enjoys playing volleyball, going for bike rides, and being outdoors with family and friends.
Marla Arceno is a Rehabilitation Assistant. She graduated from CDI College in 2017 with a diploma as a Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant. Marla enjoys being able to help enable residents to continue to maintain their strength and mobility through rehabilitation programs carried out at the home. She takes a special interest in learning further about geriatrics and the various diseases seniors may encounter throughout their lives. She attended and received a certificate in the Preventing Dementia 2018 Massive Open Online Course provided by the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Center from the University of Tazmania.
When not at work, Marla enjoys going for runs, walks or work out at the gym. She especially loves spending time with her 2 puppies, Princess Magi and Mea and her best friend’s pooch Angel.
Razz has completed Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program at CDI college. Razz’s was motivated to pursure a career as a Rehab Assistant, when grandfather had stroke when she was young. Her goal is to make a difference in an individual ‘s life by helping them to get back where they need to be and/or to maintain current function.
Razz enjoys hiking outdoors and teaching Parkinson’s Power group class. She also loves to spend time with family and friends every weekend.
Tina Amoli is a Rehabilitation Assistant. After graduating with her bachelor in Food and Nutrition from UBC, she pursued her Master of Kinesiology at University of Waterloo and graduated in 2017. During her master program, she not only accomplished to publish a paper in the Safety Science but also gained numerous experience of working with clients of various injury background.
She chose to work in geriatric rehabilitation as it is one of the areas that interests her in the rehab field. Currently, she plans to complete her registration and add more into her credentials In order to expand her experience further.
In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, hiking and creating handmade designs.