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Private occupational therapy in Bromley

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Maria

London - South, London

Based near Sidcup in South East London, Maria visits clients across London, Kent, Surrey, and Essex. With over 10 years of experience in a wide range of settings, Maria can help clients with many different conditions and injuries such as amputation, cardio-respiratory impairments, stroke, progressive neurological impairments, and elderly care.

Maria has developed expertise in Functional Rehabilitation through her work in the community, supporting clients in their own homes and rehabilitation units. Her focus is on helping a client to develop their self-care and daily living skills so they can continue to live independently and feel confident. Maria has also worked extensively within elderly care, helping clients to maintain independence at home for as long as possible, reducing the risk of falls, and building confidence in the community.

She has a particular interest in respiratory conditions, providing clients with advice on fatigue management, effective routine planning, anxiety, and breathlessness. She also assesses a client’s home for any Housing & Equipment needs, recommending suitable aids and adaptations to enhance the client’s quality of life. Throughout her varied experience, she has also established knowledge in manual handling in conjunction with developing skills in the assessment and provision of specialist seating and postural management.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, London - South

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

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

Janet

Kent, South East of England

Janet is a highly skilled Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in Kent, covering a client base across London and the South East of England. She has experience of working with a range of disabilities and needs including autism, Down's syndrome, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, sensory integration difficulties, ADD/ADHD, and global developmental delay. Janet has expertise in the assessment and treatment of children of all ages, but is particularly interested in working with babies, toddlers, and primary school aged children. Janet has over 15 years of experience working in a variety of specialist areas including physical manual handling, rehabilitation, surgical aftercare, equipment provisions and major adaptations.

She has completed training in Therapeutic Listening, Saebo, Modified Constraint Therapy, Manual Handling, Perceive:Recall:Plan:Perform (PRPP) and Introduction to MAES therapy for CP children. She has most recently worked in mainstream schools and in a comprehensive early years team. She has a particular interest in Sensory Processing Difficulties and has been providing training workshops to parents specifically focusing on Managing Sensory. Janet is also a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and two of their Specialist Sections for Children, Young People and Families and Independent Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Kent, London - Central, London - South, London - East

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Therapeutic listening

Specialist skills

Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Self care, Social integration, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability

Catriona

London - South, London

With over 15 years' experience, Catriona has developed expertise in working with children with complex needs, life limiting conditions, and those with co-ordination difficulties affecting every day life. She is based in London, visiting children across the city and the South of England.

Catriona has extensive knowledge of a wide range of conditions and disabilities such as autism, ADHD, acquired brain injury, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophies, and sensory processing difficulties. Catriona has worked at world class centres such as Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital and The Evelina in London. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge, skill and dedication to the profession.

Catriona is committed to life long learning and evidence-based practice. She has taught at a local, regional and national level, regularly manages projects, develops new services and has contributed to clinical research.

Catriona is also the founder of a premature baby charity, supporting families following neonatal intensive care.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England , London - South

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Chailey Postural Management

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation

Sharon

London - South, South East of England

Sharon has over 30 years of experience working with both adults and children in the NHS, local authority, and private sector. The knowledge she has gained over this time allows her to give choice to her clients, understanding what specialist equipment works to their advantage and how best to adapt their environment. Based just outside of Bromley, Sharon covers a client base across South London and Kent.

Sharon works with clients with a range of needs and has a special interest in working with those diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). She carries out expert assessment and provides bespoke treatment plans to clients to help them to achieve the most from life. She was privileged to be awarded an Extra Mile Award from the MND Association in recognition of exceptional support to people living with MND.

Her dedication to meeting a client’s needs at home often involves working closely with architects, surveyors, builders, and specialist equipment suppliers to play a pivotal role in planning for both current and future needs. Her aim is to allow both the client and their families to live a life with the least possible restriction.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Kent, London - Central, London - South

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Postural management

Ganga

Kent, South East of England

Ganga is an expert Occupational Therapist, specialising in rehabilitation for both adults and children. She visits clients across the South East of England including Kent, Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, and towns in Surrey.

Ganga has over 10 years of experience working in various settings across the NHS and private practice, in acute units and within the community. She delivers assessments and interventions for clients with physical and mental health conditions, providing rehabilitation and treatment. This includes anxiety management and relaxation techniques, recommendations for aids and adaptations, and developing strategies for the client so they can carry out their daily life activities.

Ganga also works with children and their families, providing an integrated therapy service. Meeting the needs of children with complex conditions, Ganga provides sensory strategies, fine motor development, and advice on specialist seating to help the child reach their maximum potential.

She is committed to ensuring she delivers the highest standards of care to her clients and their families and will provide expert independent assessments and treatment programmes to clients in their own environment.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, London - South, London - East, Brighton

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Self care, Social integration

Anna

Kent, South East of England

Based just outside of Faversham in Kent, Anna works with adult clients in their own homes across the county and into London. Anna specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation and is dedicated to enabling her clients with neurological conditions to maximise their independence and quality of life. She works with clients with progressive neurological conditions, brain injury, and stroke. Anna also provides Seating & Postural Management, Moving & Handling support and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Gaining extensive experience in the NHS, Social Services and the private sector, Anna has worked in both acute and community settings as a clinical specialist and team leader. Anna provides high quality assessments and therapy for clients and families, ensuring her practice is based on sound clinical evidence and judgement. She assesses cognitive difficulties, issues with visual perception such as visual field loss and diplopia, and balance and mobility needs. Within her treatment plan, Anna prescribes specialist seating such as wheelchairs and armchairs and advises on positioning programmes. She also supports with washing, feeding and dressing and helps clients regain functional independence in these tasks.

Anna participates regularly in professional development opportunities and has also been a University lecturer.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, London - East, Brighton

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Splinting

Monica

Kent, South East of England

Monica is based in Bromley, visiting clients across London, Surrey, and the South of England. Monica has worked as a Paediatric OT for over 10 years, dedicating herself to increasing her knowledge and experience in paediatric neurology, including completing a MSc in Neuro-rehabilitation.

Monica carries out detailed assessments and provides bespoke treatment plans to children with a range of conditions including cerebral palsy, developmental delays, brain injuries, and cognitive rehabilitation. She works with children in their own homes and schools and works closely with family and carers to ensure the child can reach their full potential.

She has extensive experience in gross motor rehabilitation in babies and toddlers and also has specialist training in developmental care and uses this to help parents to better their understanding of their child’s behavioural cues and supporting their overall development.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Essex, Kent, Surrey

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, DMO (Lycra) Splinting, Splinting

Tammy

Kent, South East of England

Tammy is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist with varied experience in both Health and Social Care over the past 25 years. Tammy has been a specialist in the field of Moving & Handling (M&H) since 2003, dedicated to providing the highest quality holistic and client-centred assessments and service provision. She is based in Dartford and visits clients in their home environment across Kent, London, and Essex.

Tammy has an excellent knowledge of the latest M&H equipment and specialist seating and is an active member of the National Back Exchange and the Local Kent Group. She has extensive experience working on single-handed care projects and also works as an Expert Witness. Utilising this expertise in Moving & Handling, Tammy provides comprehensive assessments to clients with a wide range of injuries and conditions including multiple sclerosis, dementia & Alzheimer’s, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, and arthritis.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Essex, Kent

Specialisms

Moving and Handling

Shivangi

London - South

Shivangi is a passionate Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in Orpington, South-East London. Utilising her extensive experience, gained through her work within the community, Shivangi provides holistic assessments and expert interventions to children of all ages across London and Kent. She has expertise in autistic spectrum disorders, developmental coordination disorder, sensory integration, behavioural challenges, and ADHD.

Shivangi is trained in delivering evidenced based interventions such as cognitive orientation to occupational performance, zones of regulation, interception intervention, The Alert Programme, Sensory Processing (neurosciences and fundamentals), and Bobath (early assessment & intervention with babies and young children). She has also successfully completed Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (Module 2) to diagnose children with autism spectrum disorder.

Shivangi set up clear functional goals in consultation with parents/teachers, demonstrating sound clinical reasoning and involving the use of therapeutic activities and approaches which are meaningful and appropriate. She is also experienced in providing relevant training including sensory workshops, how to manage child's sensory needs at home and school, motor planning and organisational skills, and fine and gross motor skills.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South of England, South East of England, Kent, London - South

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, BOBATH, CO-OP Practitioner

Specialist skills

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

Tamsin

London - South, London

Tamsin is a committed and ambitious Speech and Language Therapist, with over a decade of post qualifying experience in delivering high standards of care and innovative practice to young people. She specialises in social communication, emotional and behaviour difficulties, autism, and attachment difficulties. Tamsin is based in South London, near Greenwich, and visits children and their families across the city.

Tamsin has worked extensively in schools, supporting children of all ages with one-to-one therapy, group therapy, and embedded practice in various parts of the school day. Tamsin also conducts Speech and Language Therapy assessments for pupils’ annual reviews or when applying for an EHCP.

Tamsin particularly enjoys collaborating with professionals from a variety of disciplines and developing new projects and staff teams. In the latter part of her career, she has proven her ability to lead, train, and manage various teams within the establishment she was working in.

Tamsin is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and throughout her career has gained further training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level 1 and has achieved Levels 1 and 2 in Theraplay, a dyadic child and family therapy.

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Profession

Speech and Language Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

Behaviour management, School Based Therapy/Support

Cheryle

London - South, London

Cheryle is a professional and experienced Occupational Therapist with a passion for helping patients achieve their maximum potential. She specialises in the field of adults with physical disabilities and elderly care having developed her expertise across many different settings including rehabilitation, housing, adaptations, community, discharge planning, older people, elective and trauma orthopaedics, and acute hospital settings. Cheryle is based in Bromley and visits clients across London.

Utilising her community experience, Cheryle provides assessments within the client’s home covering activities of daily living, manual handling, cognitive needs, and equipment needs to maximise the patient's independence and safety. During the COVID-19 pandemic she also worked at the London Nightingale Hospital and as a Specialist Discharge OT in hubs across East London.

Cheryle has developed her professional capabilities through practical experience, ongoing professional development, training courses and supervision. This has helped to develop quality assessment techniques and expert clinical reasoning which is necessary when treating patients with complex needs and when liaising with their family and wider agencies.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Catarina

London - East, London

Specialising in Sensory Integration, Catarina is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist offering expert assessments and interventions in London. Catarina works with children with a wide variety of conditions and disabilities including autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, dyspraxia, Down’s syndrome, and other sensory processing difficulties.

Catarina supports children in home and school settings, working collaboratively with families, schools, and other healthcare professionals to create a bespoke programme of therapy. She can assist with a child’s functional mobility, including their fine and gross motor skills, and their ability to complete self-care tasks independently. She also offers school-based support, delivering handwriting assessments and treatment, recommending specialist seating, and providing training and advise to teachers and staff. Catarina has completed specialist training in Sensory Integration, focusing on autism spectrum disorder and early intervention.

Catarina is a member of the Specialist Section in Children, Young People and Families at The Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London , London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability

Jan

London

With over 25 years’ experience, Jan is a highly skilled OT providing specialist assessments and interventions. She specialises in Neurological, Vocational, and Functional Rehabilitation, visiting clients within the London area including Newham, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wanstead, and Redbridge.

By providing clients with high quality treatment programmes, Jan aims to help her client regain their independence and enable them to achieve their goals. This includes helping clients return back to work or find new employment/volunteering opportunities. She is equipped to assess and treat clients with a range of injuries and conditions, as well as specialising in fatigue, anxiety, and stress management. In addition, she has specialist knowledge in falls prevention, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Jan maintains active professional development through her membership with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections for Independent Practice, Work, and Neurology. She also regularly attends conferences and exhibitions, and has completed post-qualification training in the psychological management of anxiety and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) strategies.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Essex, London - Central, London - East

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation

Jo

London

Jo is a physiotherapist specialising in paediatric assessments and treatment. She is based in Hillingdon, visiting children in both home and school settings across London, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire. With over ten years of experience, Jo has worked in many different settings including at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Jo delivers assessments and treatment of developmental, neurological, and musculoskeletal conditions with particular expertise in complex motor disorders and neurological dysfunction. She works with children with conditions such as cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, post Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy, muscular dystrophies, developmental delay, and Down Syndrome. Jo supports children and their families with gross motor skill development, splinting, and school-based therapy.

Jo is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists and undertakes regular professional development activities to ensure her clinical knowledge and practice is up-to-date.

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Profession

Physiotherapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London - West

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Gross motor skills, DMO (Lycra) Splinting, School Based Therapy/Support

Zandri

London

Working as a Paediatric OT for over 10 years, Zandri specialises in Sensory Integration, visiting children at home, school, or nursery. Zandri has worked with children with a broad range of conditions such as, autism, dyspraxia, Down’s syndrome, epilepsy, learning difficulties, and more. Her assessments and flexible treatment programmes focus on identifying the child’s individual needs, frequently regarding confidence building, balance and coordination, fine and gross motor skills, and visual perception.

Zandri works with children to help them develop independence, regain and maintain the ability to play sport and activities, and confidently complete daily self-care tasks. This includes dressing, using cutlery, and writing. In a school setting, Zandri helps children with shyness and class participation, enabling them to build confidence and overcome challenges. Zandri ensures that a child’s every need is addressed and that there is appropriate support in place at home and school.

Zandri is a member of RCOT and regularly undertakes additional training in Sensory Integration and Therapeutic Listening.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, The Listening Programme

Specialist skills

Sensory integration, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, School Based Therapy/Support

Julia

London

Julia is an expert Occupational Therapist based in London. She delivers holistic assessments and specialist treatments for clients across the city, supporting with a wide range of physical and neurological conditions. Julia has expertise working with soft tissue injuries, orthopaedic injuries, and mild to severe traumatic brain injuries.

Having graduated from Queen's University in Canada, Julia has developed her skills and expertise working across community and private settings in both Canada and the UK. She is skilled at delivering community home health and safety assessments, mobility equipment prescriptions, work place assessments and return to work programs, and school place assessments.

Julia further advanced her skills whilst working in the UK for community rehabilitation and reablement teams. She developed expertise working with clients with Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, and general elderly care. Julia is also particularly interested in supporting those with chronic pain as a result of injury, as well as fatigue management.

Julia has completed professional development courses in concussion management, concussion in sports, cognitive rehabilitation, and is formally certified to complete Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) and Brain Fx assessments and administration.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation

Frances

East Sussex, South East of England

Frances is a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist who provides expert assessments, management and treatment for clients with a variety of complex conditions including stroke and brain injury. She is based in Maidstone and covers a large client area across Kent including Canterbury, Ashford, and Royal Tunbridge Wells. She also visits clients in Surrey, Sussex, and South London.

As an independent Occupational Therapist, Frances works with adults within their own home. She enjoys providing clients with holistic interventions and building rapport with the family. Frances specialises in stroke and brain injury but supports clients with a wide range of other complex conditions. She is committed to creating a positive client experience and is passionate about enabling adults to meet their own goals and reach their potential through rehabilitation, patient led goal setting, and use of functional everyday tasks. Frances will also recommend specialist equipment or adaptation to maximise independence and safety where required.

Frances prides herself on being approachable, motivated and hardworking whilst ensuring her own continuous professional development through post graduate training and taking every opportunity to learn.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, East Sussex, Kent, West Sussex, London - South

Specialisms

Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Balance, Self care, Postural management

Tanya

Hertfordshire, South East of England

Specialising in a wide range of adult disabilities, neurological conditions, and brain injury, Tanya works with adults of all ages to enhance their independence at home. Tanya is based in Hertfordshire, covering a client base across London, the Home Counties, and East Anglia. She has an extensive understanding of multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease, focusing on how a client can manage fatigue, pain, and activities of daily living.

Through her holistic approach, Tanya considers a client’s every need to ensure they have strategies to move safely around the home, whether with basic mobility aids or larger pieces of equipment, such as chairs and hoists. Tanya also ensures that families and carers are fully engaged in the process and understand how they can provide support. Similarly, Tanya can advise on Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) assessments.

Tanya’s experience in Housing & Equipment means she can recommend an extensive variety of specialist aids to help prevent falls, improve mobility, and enable the client to carry out daily tasks. These aids can in turn help reduce and manage fatigue and improve confidence moving around independently. Tanya also supports clients to regain and maintain access to the community, assessing their needs getting in and out of the home, and any equipment they might require when travelling in the community.

Tanya is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and belongs to a vast network of health professionals, providing ongoing personal development and learning.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, South of England, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, Suffolk

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, DFG Assessments, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Social integration, Postural management, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability

Caroline

Kent, South East of England

Qualifying as an Occupational Therapist in 2005, Caroline specialises in Neurological, Functional and Vocational rehabilitation, as well as Housing & Equipment. She is based on the Isle of Sheppey near Sheerness and works in the South East of England, visiting clients in Kent, London, Essex, and East Sussex. In 2009 Caroline qualified as a Best Interests Assessor (BIA), assessing individuals under the Mental Capacity Act (2005).

Since qualifying, Caroline has held roles within the NHS and social services and now carries out independent assessments within the private sector. She works with clients with long term neurological conditions, individuals with dementia and palliative care needs and also paediatric clients. Her expertise lies in rehabilitation, developing and implementing goal orientated treatment programmes to help improve function and increase overall independence. This can focus on cognitive rehabilitation, pain management, confidence building, vocational rehabilitation and fatigue management.

Within a treatment package, Caroline recommends specialist equipment and home adaptations to help maximise safety and independence within the home and wider community. She can provide training and support for carers and family members on the use of equipment, ensuring they are using it safely.

Caroline maintains her professional memberships of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Sections in Neurological Practice and Housing, as well as being a member of the National Back Exchange.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Postural management

Annabel

Kent, South East of England

Based in Whitstable, Annabel travels throughout Kent including Maidstone, Ashford, Canterbury, and Folkestone. She specialises in Housing & Equipment and Moving & Handling, treating both adults and children. She has completed postgraduate training in moving and handling, ramp assessments, and seating.

Annabel has gained experience across the NHS, social care, and charity settings. She has experience working with clients with neurological conditions and physical disabilities including brain injury, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, genetic conditions, global developmental delay, learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder, Down's syndrome, and Parkinson's disease. She also offers supports for clients with life limiting conditions, assisting with transitions to hospice and palliative care.

Annabel carries out independent assessments, recommending appropriate housing adaptations, specialist equipment to aid independence and moving and handling advice. She encourages carers and the client's family to work collaboratively, supporting her client to live as independently as possible in their home environment. Annabel also helps adolescents with the transition to independent living, working with people with mental health diagnoses.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, PIPs, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Co-ordination, Self care

Gaya

Kent, South East of England

Based near Dover, Gaya is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with over 15 years of experience across both the NHS and private sector. She currently covers a client base across Kent, visiting clients in areas such as Folkestone, Canterbury, Margate, and Ashford. She specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation having achieved her MSc in the subject in 2012. Gaya has a breadth of experience in a range of neurological settings and with various neurological conditions including Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Post Concussive Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and Motor Neurone Disease.

Gaya uses an eclectic, person centred approach to maximise rehabilitation potential and to meet individuals' aspirations and needs. She strongly advocates evidenced based rehabilitation and covers various areas including Postural and Seating Management, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Upper Limb Rehabilitation, and Vocational Rehabilitation. She consistently uses patient centred, function orientated goals and sensitive outcome measures to demonstrate clients’ progress.

Gaya regularly updates her knowledge and skills with the current clinical research and evidence for Neuro Rehabilitation interventions. Gaya is flexible in her approach and very time efficient with her work with a great eye for details.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Postural management, Splinting, Wheelchair accreditation

Our private OT’s in Bromley

The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services across the London Borough of Bromley as part of our nationwide network. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the Bromley borough including Beckenham, Chelsfield, Chislehurst, Hayes, Orpington, Penge and Petts Wood.

Occupational therapists work to break down the barriers which hold back individuals in carrying out their day to day activities. OTs not only look at the physical effects of ageing, injury or disease, but also address the psycho-social, community and environmental factors that influence functional ability.

Our expert therapists in the Bromley area cover all OT specialisms, including paediatrics, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, neurological or functional rehabilitation, and hand therapy. 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 Bromley team from their profiles above. Being independent practitioners, there are no waiting lists for our services - we are completely flexible around the needs of our clients, and can arrange weekend or evening appointments as necessary.

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.

The OT Practice’s team of highly skilled and motivated practitioners provide a high quality of care for a variety of difficulties. Visit our pages dedicated to common difficulties, to understand how occupational therapists work to increase the quality of life and independence of an individual. To find out more with a free over-the-phone consultation, call one of our friendly client managers on 0330 024 9910.

Common difficulties we can help with

Getting back to work or remaining in work

Addressing barriers to work following an accident or period of illness

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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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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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Planning activities

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

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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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Seating - wheelchairs & comfy chairs

Practical advice and solutions for seating including wheelchairs and comfy seating

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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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Visual perceptual skills

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

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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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Personal care & dressing

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

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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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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Standing & self support

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

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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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Some companies & organisations we have worked with

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

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