Dee Wardrop

Ep.30 Building innovation and creativity into your practice with Dee Wardrop

Today on the podcast we talk with Melbourne based clinician and private practice owner Dee Wardrop.

Subscribe here: Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Subscribe on Android, Player.fm, RSS 

Download mp3

What is covered in this episode:

  • How one family helped Dee to start her speech therapy business
  • The juggle of balancing a family and starting an allied health business
  • Highlights of her business development of the last 10 years that has led to currently 12 staff and 3 sites
  • The importance of having a beautiful and supportive workplace facilities
  • Tips for recruiting the right staff members that fit the culture of your team
  • The importance of trusting your gut when recruiting
  • Knowing the importance of a good brand and vibe of your business
  • The mistakes Dee has made over her business journey
  • The regret Dee has in naming her business by her name
  • The importance of innovation and creativity in delivery of outcomes to families
  • How she brings together a dynamic team of allied health professionals to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Dee thoughts on the NDIS and the opportunities it can bring to speech pathology to bring about change
  • Some of the timing frustrations she has found with the NDIS and the funding being allocated to families
  • The importance of pre-planning and prep work for NDIS families
  • The question of capping the number of NDIS patients allied health practices take on
  • How Dee thinks the NDIS will look like in 5 years with a more collaborative approach
  • Her unique leadership style and how she motivates her team through love and passion
  • What owning a business has taught her about herself and how the business will look into the future
0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *