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Lynsey

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Paediatric OT Lynsey specialises in sensory integration and supports children with complex conditions, including learning disabilities, developmental coordination disorder, Autism Complex Eating Difficulties, Down's Syndrome, Behavioural Difficulties. Lynsey is a specialist in fine and gross motor skills and handwriting. Her experience and person-centred approach make her an invaluable asset to children and families in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton.

Her expertise in these areas enables her to provide tailored interventions that address the specific needs of each child she works with. She has extensive experience working with children who struggle to process and respond to sensory input, helping them to develop the skills and strategies they need to engage more fully with the world around them. Lynsey is passionate about empowering children to achieve their full potential. She has a particular interest in helping children to develop the skills and strategies they need to succeed academically and socially.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Derby

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability

Alison

Birmingham, Warwickshire

Based just outside of Birmingham, Alison visits clients across the Midlands including Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and Gloucestershire. With over 10 years of experience in Occupational Therapy, Alison provides expert assessments and interventions. She specialises in progressive neurological conditions supporting with rehabilitation needs, housing adaptations and equipment, and where required, return to work planning. She is experienced helping clients with conditions such as motor neurone disease, cancer, Huntington’s disease, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, and COPD and other respiratory conditions.

Alison is highly skilled in palliative care and is passionate about improving the quality of life for people with life-limiting conditions. She has experience working with clients of all ages including paediatrics, adults and the elderly and is committed to improving her client’s independence at home. She is skilled in identifying areas of functional difficulty within the home environment and can provide recommendations for supportive equipment and adaptations designed to maximise a client’s potential. Alison is also particularly knowledgeable in assistive technology and enabling her clients to use computers, mobile phones, tablets, and their television.

Alison in a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists as well as their Specialist Section for Independent Practice. She maintains her continual professional development through regular attendance at conferences and seminars designed to enhance her clinical practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Bristol, Coventry, Wolverhampton

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation

Katy

Birmingham, West Midlands

Katy is a dedicated Occupational Therapist specialising in pediatrics, sensory integration, and sensory attachment. With a focus on improving daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, and anxiety management, Katy works with clients in the West Midlands, East Midlands, including Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry, and Derby.

Her expertise extends to working with children with conditions such as autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, and behavioral difficulties. Katy's compassionate approach aims to support clients in overcoming challenges, promoting their well-being and enhancing their quality of life.

Through evidence-based interventions and personalized treatment plans, Katy empowers her clients to reach their full potential and achieve their goals. She is committed to providing holistic and client-centered care, ensuring that each individual's unique needs are addressed with sensitivity and understanding.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Derby

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, Sensory Attachment Therapy

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability

Lucy

Birmingham, West Midlands

Lucy is based in Sutton Coldfield, just outside of Birmingham, visiting clients across the West Midlands including Wolverhampton, Coventry, and Stafford. With over 15 years’ experience, Lucy is a specialist OT in Functional Rehabilitation with particular expertise working with older adults. Lucy completes comprehensive assessments that identify a client’s every need around the home and community, supporting with a range of needs caused by conditions or injuries including orthopaedic trauma, respiratory conditions, cancer, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer’s, and other progressive conditions.

Lucy works with clients to help them manage day-to-day life, planning effective routines and safely undertaking activities of daily living such as cooking and cleaning. Lucy creates tailored rehabilitation plans and recommends minor equipment aids to manage fatigue, pain, and breathlessness. Lucy has an extensive product knowledge of complex disability aids and adaptations, supporting with a wide range of client needs both in the home and when out and about. Lucy’s principal aim is to help every client regain their previous level of function or adapt to their new one.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care

Bethan

Birmingham, West Midlands

OT Bethan lives in Solihull and works across the West Midlands around Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Birmingham providing Vocational, Neurological and Functional Rehabilitation. Bethan enjoys working across a variety of conditions such as Brain Injury, Parkinson’s and Stroke, Dementia and Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Long Covid, and Depression (Mental Health). She also works across Fatigue/Pain Management, Routine Planning, Anxiety Management and providing Return to Work support.

Bethan qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2013, later completing a Post Graduate Certificate in Vocational Rehabilitation in 2016. She has worked in a variety of private settings both in the UK and in New Zealand, predominantly in a community setting. Here, she provided specialised Functional and Vocational rehabilitation services e.g., assessment and intervention to clients with varying needs.

Alongside her Occupational Therapy work, Bethan is a STOTT qualified Pilates teacher.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Postgraduate cert. Vocational Rehab

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Routine planning, Anxiety management & relaxation

Leane

Birmingham, West Midlands

Leane, an Occupational Therapist in Birmingham, specialises in Housing & Equipment, Paediatrics, and Moving & Handling. She works with a diverse range of conditions, including Motor Neurone disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Parkinson’s, Arthritis, Emphysema, Asthma, Diabetes, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Scoliosis, Chronic kidney disease, Stroke, Fibromyalgia, Schizophrenia, Autism, Cerebral palsy, Peripheral neuropathy and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

Leane's expertise and experience enable her to provide comprehensive and tailored support to individuals, helping them enhance their quality-of-life and maximise their functional abilities.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, West Midlands, Birmingham

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

Community access

Davinia

Birmingham, West Midlands

Occupational therapist Davina works in the West Midlands (including Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Wolverhampton). Davinia has the knowledge and experience to carry out complex tasks in Functional and Vocational Rehabilitation, Housing & Equipment and Moving & Handling.

Davina enjoys working with Arthritis, Diabetes, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Frailty, Dementia, Autism, Anxiety and Depression, Palliative care, Fine & Gross Motor skills, and Daily Living Skills. She has practiced as an Occupational Therapist in a variety of settings including local authorities, community, inpatient and private settings where she is able to identify how an individual's condition is impacting them physically or mentally in order to provide appropriate holistic interventions.

As an occupational therapist, Davinia empowers individuals to carry out everyday tasks or occupations with more confidence and independence in order to improve their health, quality-of-life and wellbeing by creating individual treatment plans and changes to home, work or educational environments or through the introduction of equipment.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Derby

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Jane

Birmingham, Worcestershire

Jane is an OT– based in the West Midlands and travels to Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire – practicing Vocational and Functional Rehabilitation with both adults and children. She is also confident in Seating Assessments, Moving & Handling, and Palliative care. Jane likes to work on Daily Living Skills such as Routine Planning, Selfcare, Social Integration, Motivational issues, and Relaxation. She enjoys working on a variety of diseases and conditions.

Throughout her practice, Jane confidently assesses a client’s performance within their social and physical environment. Jane rapidly engages with her clients, identifying their needs to make timely recommendations. When working with a person at the centre of their social or family unit; for example, if they are returning to work or school; Jane supports their personal care, community engagement and wellbeing.

Being a Senior Occupational Therapist, Jane is experienced in her responsibilities, be them staff supervision, project and case management, or the running of group sessions for patients.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Cardiff, Coventry, Wolverhampton

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation

Rachel

Shropshire, West Midlands

Rachel is a Paediatric OT based in Shrewsbury, visiting clients across the West Midlands and Wales, including Birmingham, Liverpool, and Wolverhampton. She provides specialist assessments and treatments for children and their families in both home and school settings. Rachel specialises in Sensory Integration and autism, but works with children with a wide range of conditions and needs including, Down’s syndrome, learning difficulties, ADHD, and anxiety disorders.

Throughout her career, Rachel has acquired a strong skillset to support with a child’s development. These include Makaton training, using signs and gestures alongside speech to enhance communication, and motivational interviewing. Rachel focuses on enhancing a child’s self-care skills so that they can act independently at home, this includes activities such as dressing, washing, and feeding. Rachel also works with a child to support community access and social integration, aiming to ensure that a child has all of the opportunities available to them at school and in the wider community.

Rachel is a member of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists and regularly completes additional qualifications to enhance her knowledge and skillset.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, West Midlands, Wales, Cheshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Powys, Wrexham, Birmingham, Liverpool, Wolverhampton

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Lorna

Shropshire, West Midlands

Specialising in Paediatrics, Lorna is an experienced OT based in Shropshire. She visits clients across the West Midlands including Cheshire, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and Stoke-on-Trent. Lorna has practiced in the field of paediatrics for over 15 years, supporting children with a wide range of conditions including autism, developmental delay, and learning disabilities.

Lorna works with children in both home and school settings, offering bespoke treatment programmes tailored to the child’s individual needs. She principally supports with motor and sensory difficulties including handwriting, fine and gross motor skills, self-care tasks, and behavioural management.

Although primarily focused on Paediatrics, Lorna is also experienced in Housing and Equipment and Functional Rehabilitation assessments for adults. She delivers expert advice on a range of client needs, from equipment provisions, daily living skills, return to work programmes, and motivational interviewing.

Lorna is committed to her continued professional development, undertaking a wide range of post-graduate courses in areas such as Motivational Interviewing, Coaching, Sensory Integration level 1 and 2, and Cognitive Orientation.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Wales, Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Powys, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, CO-OP Practitioner

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, Counselling, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation

Amy

Staffordshire, West Midlands

Based in Staffordshire, just south of Stoke-on-Trent, Amy is a highly experienced OT specialising in Housing & Equipment. She covers a client base across the Midlands, offering expert housing assessments and recommendations. Amy has worked in this field for over 15 years, supporting adults with a wide range of physical disabilities and conditions often with secondary sensory and cognitive needs.

Amy conducts holistic assessments of a client’s functional needs in the home and strives to maximise their level of independence. This includes their ability to safely and confidently undertake activities of daily living such as cooking and cleaning. Amy can recommend both minor and major housing adaptations to suit the client’s individual needs. Amy has particular expertise working with older adults, supporting with mobility and home adaptations. She has also undertaken specialist training in dementia awareness. Amy is skilled in complex manual handling, including specific training in bariatric moving & handling. She can also advise on Disability Facilities Grants and Personal Independence Payments, having had experience as a Disability Assessor in the past.

Amy is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section in Independent Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, South East of England, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Kent, Leicestershire, Merseyside, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Derby

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, PIPs, Daily living skills

Helen

Staffordshire, West Midlands

Helen is a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in Neurological Rehabilitation. She has worked in acute, rehabilitation, and community settings working closely with a variety of other healthcare professionals. Helen works with clients with a range of conditions such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, Guillain Barre, multiple sclerosis, and Huntington’s disease. She has particular expertise in cognitive assessment and rehabilitation, helping clients with concentration, memory, planning, and problem solving. Helen is located just outside of Watford and visits clients across London, Hertfordshire, and Buckinghamshire.

With post qualifying training in BOBATH techniques, splinting and casting, and posture and seating, Helen works with clients to help them achieve their goals by providing tailor made therapy programmes.

Helen is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists including the Specialist Section for Neurological Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent

Specialisms

Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Splinting, Wheelchair accreditation, TBI

Anne

Warwickshire, West Midlands

Having worked with clients in various health care settings, Anne has gained over 30 years’ experience in the areas of Rehabilitation and Housing & Equipment. She works with adult clients in their homes, covering the West and East Midlands including Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, and Warwick. Anne has worked in various clinical settings, treating clients with neurological, orthopaedic, and physical conditions.

Anne delivers expert assessments, working closely with the client and their family to create a bespoke treatment plan which aims to improve their function and quality of life. Within the treatment plan, Anne will often recommend assistive equipment and housing adaptations to maximise a person’s independence within their home and community. She provides assistance and guidance on the most appropriate seating solutions, including wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Where appropriate, Anne undertakes workplace assessments and will put together a return to work programme for her client, helping them gain skills and make their workplace more accessible. Anne is also skilled in carrying out Blue Badge and mobility assessments, as well as gaining a Train the Trainer qualification.

Anne continues her professional development to enhance her clinical skills, including her membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections in Independent Practice and Work.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care

Tracy

Worcestershire, West Midlands

Tracy is a specialist Occupational Therapist, delivering expert Neurological Rehabilitation for adult clients. She is based in Worcestershire, treating clients at home and visiting them in the areas of Dudley, Evesham, Kidderminster, and Worcester.

Tracy treats clients with a variety of conditions including traumatic and acquired brain injury, stroke, executive planning difficulties, and mental health needs. She delivers functional and cognitive based assessments in the client's own environment, identifying their goals to help them increase their independence. Involving the client's family and carers within the treatment plan, Tracy will encourage and motivate her client to reach their maximum potential and be confident in their everyday activities.

Tracy also treats clients who present with challenging behaviours and will recommended and provide intervention for mental health and emotional needs. This includes working on social communication and independent living skills, as well as vocational rehabilitation and helping the client return to work.

She maintains active professional development through her membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section in Work.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Coventry

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, PIPs, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Planning & execution, Self care, TBI

Laura

Birmingham, West Midlands

Laura has over 20 years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist, with extensive knowledge in the field of neurology and acquired brain injury. She works with adults and children with a diverse range of disabilities and conditions including acquired and traumatic brain injuries, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, and brain tumours. Laura is based just outside of Birmingham, visiting clients across the Midlands including Leicester, Nottingham, and Stoke-on-Trent.

Laura delivers holistic assessments and interventions, considering a client’s personal goals and maximum potential. She supports with a range of needs such as cognitive deficits, visual and perceptual impairments, postural management, splinting, wheelchair needs, behaviour difficulties, speech and communication difficulties, and sensory impairments.

Laura is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and their Specialist Section for Neurological Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Splinting

Catherine

Birmingham, West Midlands

With a career spanning over 15 years, Catherine is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist who has worked across a variety of clinical specialisms. She is passionate about working with clients who have a range of physical and cognitive impairments but her specialist clinical areas include adults with amputations, trauma or orthopaedic surgery, falls amongst the elderly, dementia, diabetes, and peripheral neuropathy. Catherine is based in Solihull and visits clients across the West Midlands including Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, and Worcester.

Catherine works with clients and supports their families or carers to help them reach their maximum level of independence and personal goals. This may include assessments for equipment aids, falls prevention, moving and handling plans, setting treatment plans for daily care activities, cognitive rehabilitation, and wheelchair access at home and in the community. Catherine is also developing her skills within Neuro Rehabilitation, supporting clients with spinal and brain injuries.

Catherine is committed to continuing her professional development to ensure her skills are up-to-date in providing the best treatment possible.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Warwickshire, West Midlands

Specialisms

Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care

Charlotte

Birmingham, West Midlands

Charlotte is a dedicated Occupational Therapist specializing in Pediatrics and Sensory Integration, serving the community in Birmingham, West Midlands. Since qualifying in 2017, she has demonstrated exceptional clinical reasoning, therapeutic expertise, and care planning skills, especially when working with individuals facing complex conditions.

Her specialist skills encompass various domains, including motivational issues, community access, gross and fine motor skills, behavior management, handwriting assessments, self-care, school-based therapy, anxiety management, mental health, and learning disabilities. Charlotte is committed to providing personalized and effective interventions, ensuring the well-being and development of the individuals under her care.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability, Mental Health

Sian

Birmingham, West Midlands

With over 15 years' experience as an occupational therapist working in schools, community and forensic learning disability settings Sian is an expert sensory integration specialist OT. Located in Birmingham, Sian also covers West Midlands, Worcestershire, Wolverhampton areas. Sian is passionate about supporting equality and engagement when assessing sensory needs as well as physical, cognitive and mental health needs. Specialisms worked with in both adult and paediatric cases include ASD, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory integration difficulties, Praxis and motor coordination difficulties and Learning Disabilities, Conditions worked with: ASC, ADHD, Dyspraxia, DCD, Cerebral Palsy, Ehlers Danlos, Prada Willi, Down's Syndrome, Behavioural difficulties, PDA , ODD, OCD, Learning Disability, PMLD, SPLD, Tourettes, gross and fine motor skills, Hyper and hypo sensitivity, Personality disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, fragile X, global developmental delay, anxiety, depression, hypermobility, physical disability and ABI/TBI. Sian is creative, hard-working and committed to developing/enhancing clinical practice at every level to benefit clients and the care givers and institutions that support them.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Worcestershire, Wolverhampton

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Sensory integration, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Sensory attachment intervention, Learning disability

Ian

Wolverhampton, Staffordshire

Ian is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist, specialising in Neurological, Functional, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Based in Wolverhampton, Ian visits clients in Walsall, Dudley, Derby, Birmingham, and Coventry. During Ian's career, he has worked in acute, out patients, and community settings. He now provides independent assessments to clients at home, with experience helping clients with a variety of clinical needs such as chronic pain, brain injury, stroke, fatigue, and hand/wrist related conditions.

Ian provides client centred interventions, focusing on the rehabilitation of his client and their activities of daily life. With over 20 years of experience, Ian can provide support on a wide range of client needs. He can also advise on specialist equipment, adaptations required in the home, and hand therapies to support them regain their independence in day to day life.

Ian continues his professional development by attending training sessions and conferences including a postgraduate course in the management of neurological conditions.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, West and South West of England, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Derby

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration

Jasper

Berkshire, West and South West of England

Japer provides Occupational Therapy in Berkshire, Hampshire, Northamptonshire, Worcester and the West Midlands. He specialises in Functional Rehabilitation, Housing and Equipment and Manual Handling. Since qualifying in 2008, Jasper has enjoyed offering assessments for Major and Minor Housing Adaptations when working for local authorities. He has developed his expertise of working with ADLs and improving Fine and Gross Motor skills in adults. Previously, Jasper has been responsible for a 56-bedded unit, blue badge assessments and ensuring safety in the home following hospital discharge.

To enrich his clinical practice, Jasper gained an MSc in Ergonomics at Loughborough University (therefore, expanding his knowledge in the interaction of the human body and its environment) and further studies management, training, coaching and develops his personal research.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, West and South West of England, Berkshire, Hampshire, Northamptonshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Swindon

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Ergonomics

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Motivational issues, Daily living skills, Self care

Benedicta

Buckinghamshire, West Midlands

Serving the West Midlands region, including Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, and Nottinghamshire, Benedicta is a dedicated occupational therapist specialising in Functional Rehab and Housing & Equipment solutions. With expertise in conducting Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) assessments and enhancing daily living skills, she has a proven track record of working with the elderly population affected by progressive physical conditions such as stroke, joint replacements, cancer, Parkinson's, arthritis, fractures, falls, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Benedicta's passion lies in empowering individuals to regain independence and improve their quality of life. She combines compassionate care with evidence-based interventions to help clients adapt their living environments and maximise their functional abilities.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Herefordshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, West Midlands

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills

Our private OT’s in Birmingham

The OT Practice is a leading provider of private occupational therapy services nationwide, and perfectly placed to help you, your family members or clients wherever you are in Birmingham or its surroundings. We have expert, private therapists covering every clinical specialism in all areas of Birmingham, including Aston, Castle Vale, Edgbaston, Kings Norton and Woodgate.

Our practice is based on our reputation for building trusted relationships with our clients. Since ethics are at the heart of our vocation as health care professionals, we always recommend alternatives to our own services if we believe they are better suited to a client's particular needs.

Our Birmingham therapists cover all areas of OT, including neurological or functional rehabilitation, seating & postural management, housing & equipment, vocational rehabilitation and paediatrics. For a free initial consultation over the telephone, please call one of our dedicated client managers who will be able to find you the right OT. You can also learn more about some of the private therapists in our Birmingham team from their profiles above. All our client managers are themselves experienced OTs, who will be able to provide a free initial consultation over the phone and follow up with a written quotation for further services if required.

If your enquiry relates to children’s occupational therapy, you can learn more about our dedicated paediatrics team by visiting the OT Practice Kids section of our site.

Our OT’s are helping people in Birmingham deal with a variety of difficulties. If you would like to find out more visit our pages dedicated to explaining how our occupational therapists can help with common difficulties, covering adults and children. The most common difficulties we see are shown below, alternatively just call us on 0330 024 9910 for a free over-the-phone consultation.

Common difficulties we can help with

Organisation skills

A child's ability to organise their body and environment to perform daily activities such as sitting correctly and arranging a desk

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Planning activities

Planning and performing activities as part of a fulfilling and meaningful daily routine

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Low motivation (strategies)

Strategies to address persistently low motivation causing under-performance at work, problems at home or in relationships

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Cooking & household activities

Practical techniques to maximise independence at home following a medical diagnosis, accident or period of recuperation

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Moving around the home

Home activities can become a challenge with age or after an accident, illness or diagnosis leading to reduced independence and confidence

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Forgetfulness & memory problems

Memory loss following diagnoses of dementia or brain injuries, as well as normal ageing process or during periods of unusual stress

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Self-care skills

A child’s ability to carry out basic self care tasks such as dressing, teeth cleaning or using cutlery

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Confidence

Equipping children struggling with class participation and friendships due to shyness or faltering self-confidence, with the skills & self-belief they need.

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Mobility & falls

As we age or after an illness or accident, it is common for mobility to deteriorate, leading to falls, loss of confidence and reduced independence

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Personal care & dressing

Restoring skills for personal care such as washing and dressing after accident, illness or with advancing age

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Balance & coordination

Children with balance & coordination difficulties can struggle with activities such as dressing, using cutlery, riding a bike, running or playing sport

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Standing & self support

Assisting with standing and self-support following an illness, accident, or with advancing age

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Fine motor skills

Small movements of the hand and fingers that allow a child to write and draw, as well as manipulate buttons, zips and shoelaces

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Gross motor skills

Difficulties with gross motor skills cause clumsy or uncoordinated movement, leading to problems with tasks such as dressing, running or riding a bike

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Getting back to work or remaining in work

Addressing barriers to work following an accident or period of illness

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Children with complex needs

Practical support and advice for children with multiple or complex needs such as equipment, seating, splinting or housing

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Visual perceptual skills

A child’s ability to process what they see and respond with meaningful movement

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Seating - wheelchairs & comfy chairs

Practical advice and solutions for seating including wheelchairs and comfy seating

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Getting out & about – scooters, chairs & cars

Purchasing and learning to use specialist equipment and vehicles for reduced mobility due to accident, ill health or old age

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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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Access in & out of the home

Solutions for when an accident, illness or age makes access in and out of the home a challenge

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Disabling tiredness

Addressing the debilitating effect of fatigue to improve motivation, energy and engagement with day-to-day life

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Call our client managers on 0330 024 9910
Or email enquiries@theotpractice.co.uk

Some companies & organisations we have worked with

Bush & Company Rehabilitation
Wandsworth
Riverwalk School
Bracknell Forest Council
The Good Care Group
Britannia Education Trust
UK Case Management
Sheringham Primary School
Leicestershire County Council
Sunrise
British Nuclear Test Veterans Association
L&Q
Springhallow School
AJM Healthcare
Newlife Charity
Bank Workers Charity
The Nuclear Community Charity Fund
Invictus Health
Aspire Housing
Tania Brown
Allenby Primary School
Richmond
Fashion, Textile, Childrens Trust
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Meridian High School
Hillingdon Autistic Care
Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association
Papworth Trust
Grayshott Spa
Viavi
HCML
Care Tech
Haringey
Licensed Trade Charity
Orleans Primary School
RAFBF
Masons
The Royal British Legion
Runnymede Borough Council
SSAFA Charity
More Than Mobility
Culloden Primary School
Believe Housing
Mole Valley District Council
Anchor
Family Focused Case Management
Proclaim Care
CCMS
Waverley Borough Council
Daubeney Academy
Architects Benevolent Society
Help For Heros
Lawray Architects
Help & Care
Baston House School
Grand Union
Plymouth City Council
The Royal Marines Charity
Clergy Support Trust
Guildford Borough Council

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