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Shadrach Govender

BSc (OT)

Registered Occupational Therapist

Phone: 604.233.2210


Shadrach Govender

BSc (OT)

Registered Occupational Therapist

Shadrach graduated from the University of Kwa – Zulu Natal, Faculty of Medicine and School of Rehabilitation Sciences in South Africa in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy.  Shadrach practiced as an Occupational Therapist in South Africa until he moved to Alberta, Canada in 2012.

Prior to working with Re: Function Health Group Inc., Shadrach initially worked at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, in South Africa from 2007 to 2012 gaining experience in medical, surgical and pediatric conditions.  Over the 5  years of practicing at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Shadrach was promoted from Junior Occupational Therapist to Senior Occupational Therapist and then to Chief of Staff in 2009 where he held this position for 3 years.  During his time in South Africa, he contributed to public health promotion through his experience on a weekly radio broadcast program where he discussed a variety of topics including medical, surgical and pediatric conditions.   In 2012, Shadrach moved to Alberta, Canada where he worked at a private rehabilitation clinic in Alberta providing occupational therapy services to both the private and government sectors i.e. Community Occupational Therapy, Long Term Care, Hand Therapy Clinic, Outpatient clinic, performing Functional Capacity Evaluations, Ergonomic assessments, Job Demand Analysis, Return to Work Programs and Occupational Rehabilitation programs.

Shadrach’s current practice at Re: Function Health Group Inc., focuses on performing Ergonomic Evaluations, Return to Work Support Services and Community Occupational Therapy services for clients with various neurological, physical and/or mental health injuries and/or disorders.


  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN), 2006


  • Return to Work Support Services
  • Community Occupational Therapy
  • Ergonomic Assessments


  • College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia
  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapists
  • Alberta College of Occupational Therapists
  • Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists


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