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Alison

Coventry, West Midlands

Alison is an experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist, treating children with a wide range of needs and conditions at home, school, and nursery. Alison covers a client base across the West Midlands, including Coventry, Northampton, and Birmingham. She assesses and treats children with difficulties relating to daily living skills, gross and fine motor skills, handwriting, balance and coordination. Her experience is particularly relevant with, but not limited to, conditions such as cerebral palsy, spinal muscular atrophy, ASD, Down’s syndrome, epilepsy, and dyspraxia.

Alison is driven to help children develop confidence and independence, through performing daily living and self-care tasks such as dressing, teeth cleaning, and using cutlery. Alison is an expert in fine motor skills, covering hand and finger movements such as doing up buttons, shoelaces and zips, using scissors, and handwriting. She focuses on improving hand strength and hand-eye coordination. In particular, Alison conducts handwriting assessments and treatments, evaluating a child’s pencil grip, hand strength, dexterity, and level of tiredness and concentration completing the task. Alison will also consider seating position, and core and shoulder stability. She can recommend positioning or seating aids if required.

Alison assesses requirements for specialist chairs and beds, hoists, and bathroom adaptations, ensuring a child can move safely around the home, reducing the risk of falls and injury. She also has extensive experience helping with DFG Assessments to provide additional support to families.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Coventry

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Co-ordination, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support

Kate

Warwickshire, West Midlands

An Occupational Therapist with over 30 years’ experience, Kate specialises in Housing & Equipment, as well as providing Moving & Handling support to adult clients. She has built up an excellent understanding and knowledge of housing needs, from basic equipment to larger home adaptations. Kate is based in Stratford-upon-Avon and visits clients across the Midlands.

Since qualifying, Kate has worked with clients in physical and mental equipment, helping clients in regaining independence and living safely within their home. Kate works with clients with various medical conditions including arthritis, cardiac conditions, respiratory conditions, diabetes and cancer. Working collaboratively with the client and their family, Kate provides expert advice and support to help her client reach their rehabilitation goals and live a life to its maximum potential. This includes the provision of specialist equipment, recommendations of minor and major adaptations, and providing safer moving and handling techniques. She will also provide mobility and Blue Badge assessments where necessary.

Kate is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections in Independent Practice, ensuring her clinical knowledge is kept up to date.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, South of England, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Coventry

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care, Postural management, Anxiety management & relaxation

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

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

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

Daniela

Coventry, Warwickshire

Located in the West Midlands – covering Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire – Daniela specialises in Adult Rehabilitation, Moving & Handling, and Seating & Postural management. Daniela is an OT with over 20 years’ experience assessing and treating clients within community settings, helping them to achieve their goals. Daniela is familiar with Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Joint replacements and Amputations.

Throughout Daniela’s career, she has developed comprehensive assessment and planning skills, utilising evidence-based practice when working within a multidisciplinary team. Daniela is adept at gathering information through collaboration with clients and members of their family to achieve the safest outcome in accordance with the client’s wishes and rehabilitation goals. She has also worked with Urgent Response teams to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and facilitate hospital discharges.

Also, having a passion for education, Daniela has spent time investing in professional development through practical experience, personal research, expert supervision and education: specifically, through attendance of specialist postgraduate training courses. Daniela worked to influence change and continually improve the services her team delivered. Daniela takes a compassionate, client-centred and versatile approach to her work and shared this expertise with others when mentoring and supervising junior staff.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester

Specialisms

Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Self care

Bhawna

Coventry, Warwickshire

Bhawna, a paediatric Occupational Therapist specialising in sensory integration and a certified CO-OP practitioner, assists clients with gross and fine motor skills, handwriting treatments and assessments, visual perception, and school-based therapy. Fluent in Hindi, she resides in the West Midlands and Warwickshire, offering her services in Coventry, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire. Bhawna brings over ten years of experience, having worked with diverse conditions such as ASC (Autism Spectrum condition), ADHD, and/or learning difficulties, motor skills (gross and fine), Dyspraxia, DCD (developmental coordination disorder), emotional and behavioural difficulties, Cerebral Palsy, genetic conditions, Down's Syndrome, mental health conditions (i.e., anxiety, low mood, risk of self-harm, and suicidal ideation), attachment difficulties, trauma, and abuse. Bhawna is dedicated to providing holistic occupational therapy support for paediatric clients, fostering their development and well-being.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, CO-OP Practitioner

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability, Mental Health

Terri

Coventry, West Midlands

Terri is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist specialising in paediatrics, sensory integration, behavior management, and mental health. With a passion for helping children thrive, Terri serves clients in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, West Midlands, the East Midlands, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, and Worcestershire. Terri's expertise extends to working with a range of conditions, including Autism, Personality Disorder, and Learning Disability.

She employs evidence-based approaches to promote optimal development, emotional well-being, and functional independence. With her compassionate nature and extensive experience, Terri is dedicated to empowering children and their families, fostering positive growth, and enhancing overall quality-of-life.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Sensory integration, Behaviour management, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

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

Sarah

Derbyshire, East Midlands

Sarah is a highly motivated and experienced Occupational Therapist who is passionate about providing quality care. Her specialisms include Housing & Equipment, Moving & Handling, ADL assessments, end of life care planning, and stress and fatigue management.

Sarah is based in Derbyshire, covering a client base across the West and East Midlands including Sheffield, Leicester, and Stoke-on-Trent.

Sarah has experience working with clients with conditions such as dementia, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophies, degenerative neurological disorders, falls and fractured bones, stroke, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, respiratory conditions, cardiac conditions, cancer, and functional neurological disorder.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Sheffield, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Derby

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Pain management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management

Rachel

Leicestershire, East Midlands

Rachel provides specialist Hand Therapy for adults and children. She is based in Leicestershire, covering Leicester, Hinckley, Loughborough, Northamptonshire, and Warwickshire. To build on her clinical knowledge, Rachel has completed various postgraduate qualifications, including British Association of Hand Therapists accredited courses in wrist conditions and the management of rheumatoid arthritis.

Rachel's expertise focuses on the management of acute and chronic conditions affecting the upper limb, having worked in various clinical settings including trauma & orthopaedics, plastic surgery, and rheumatology. She assesses and treats clients with a range of conditions, including fractures, dislocations, nerve injuries, repairs, and amputations.

Providing a variety of intervention techniques, Rachel ensures the needs of the individual are met and ultimately that they restore function. Treatment can include scar management and skin grafts, exercise provision, desensitisation and sensory re-education, as well as thermoplastic splinting in which Rachel has completed further training.

Rachel is a member of the British Association of Hand Therapists and continues her clinical development by attending seminars and training courses.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester

Specialisms

Hand Therapy

Specialist skills

Pain management, Splinting

Vicky

Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Vicky is an OT located in Kettering, Northamptonshire. She is a highly experienced OT who specialises in Seating and Postural Management, supporting those with physical disabilities and neurological conditions. Vicky mostly works with children in school and home settings, supporting those with cerebral palsy, global developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, and learning difficulties.

Vicky has been an OT for over ten years, working extensively in the field to provide assessments for children of all ages. Vicky will advise on suitable seating and equipment for children, ensuring they have the means to take part in lessons and activities. She also advocates the 24-hour postural care approach, ensuring that every aspect of a client’s life is assessed and the most suitable solution proposed. Vicky will set up any equipment recommended and demonstrate how to correctly and safely use it. On many occasions, she has delivered training in special educational needs and disability (SEND) schools to staff and parents.

Vicky is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section for Independent Practice (RCOTSS-IP) and has completed an MSc Module in Sensory Integration Level 1.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, West Midlands, London - North, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Derby

Specialisms

Seating and Postural management

Further qualifications

Chailey Postural Management

Specialist skills

Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability

Sophy

Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Sophy is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist who specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation and Brain Injury. Based in Northampton, Sophy covers a large area across the Midlands including Milton Keynes, Coventry, Kettering, and Bedford. She supports clients with a wide range of neurological conditions including stroke and traumatic brain injury, as well as broader mental health needs such as anxiety and depression. She has practiced in numerous areas both within the private and public sector of the NHS.

Sophy’s specialist skills within Neuro Rehabilitation include the assessment of upper limb function and providing intensive rehabilitation to facilitate engagement in functional activities. She can provide the assessment and intervention of activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and kitchen tasks. She places a particular focus on functional cognitive strategies that can be utilised to compensate for difficulties with attention, memory, organisational skills, planning, and problem solving.

She also has an extensive background in Mental Health, including experience in an acute hospital setting to support patients with complex mental health and social needs. She provided informed packages of care which included liaison with social services and housing authorities where required. She also developed expertise on anxiety management, goal setting, and relationship building. Another particular area of interest for Sophy is Vocational Rehabilitation, where she has experience coordinating volunteer placements and assessing a client's return to work.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Warwickshire, London - North, Coventry, Leicester

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI

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

Rachel

Shropshire, West Midlands

Rachel, an Occupational Therapist, specialises in paediatrics and sensory integration, with expertise in providing school-based therapy, behavior management, anxiety management, and mental health support. She operates across the East Midlands, residing in Shropshire and extending her services to Wales. Rachel has worked with a diverse range of conditions, including Autism Spectrum Conditions, Sensory Integration Difficulties, Behavioral Difficulties, Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skills, self-care tasks, dexterity and handwriting difficulties, anxiety management, activities of daily living, and mental health conditions such as psychosis, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, attachment, and trauma. Rachel's dedicated approach aims to provide holistic and tailored occupational therapy support for paediatric clients across the specified regions.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, Wales

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, Postgraduate cert. Vocational Rehab

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Behaviour management, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

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

Paula

Warwickshire, West Midlands

Based in Warwickshire, Paula delivers specialist assessments to clients at home, travelling to Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, Warwick, and Stratford-on-Avon. With over 20 years’ experience, Paula specialises in both Neurological and Functional Rehabilitation, as well as Vocational Rehabilitation with adult clients.

Paula has experience of working in acute hospitals, community hospitals, specialist neuro-rehabilitation centres, as well as being part of a community neuro-rehab team. She works with clients with various conditions including traumatic and acquired brain injury, stroke, visual impairment, as well as fatigue management. She has a particular interest in working with clients who experience cognitive or behavioural difficulties due to brain injury.

Specialising in Vocational Rehabilitation, Paula helps clients by getting them back into work after sustaining traumatic brain injury or orthopaedic injuries. Visiting her client at home or in work, Paula provides detailed assessments and treatment programmes, with an aim to help her client reach realistic and achievable goals.

Paula is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections in Independent Practice, Work, and Neurological Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, East Midlands, South East of England, Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, 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

Janet

West Midlands, West Midlands

Janet works Birmingham in the West Midlands as an Occupational Therapist specialising in Housing, and Postural Management, Vocational Rehabilitation, Minor & Major Adaptations, Manual Handling, Seating, Hand Therapy, Splinting and Single-handed care. She is experienced in Neurology, Musculoskeletal conditions, Learning Disability; Auto Immune Diseases, Congenital Disorders, Sight and Hearing loss, Fatigue, Anxiety, Pain and Psychosomatic Presentation.

Janet qualified in 1991 as an OT but her other work have included, for example, research as part of the government Pathways to Work project, work design and ergonomic evaluations for industrial employers and the Civil Service in order to enhance safety and productivity in the workplace. Notably, she was one of the first practitioners in the UK to develop this kind of service and her work has been published in Occupational Therapy News. Additionally, Janet undertook a Masters’ degree in Work Design and Ergonomics (2001) and then went on to specialise further in Occupational Therapy in Occupational Health.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Ergonomics

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Postural management, Splinting, Anxiety management & relaxation

Surinder

West Midlands, West Midlands

OT Surinder has expertise in housing & equipment, functional rehabilitation, and moving & handling. Based in the West Midlands, Surinder serves the areas of Staffordshire, Derby and Wolverhampton. With a passion for helping individuals recover and improve their quality-of-life, Surinder specialises in stroke rehabilitation, palliative care, physical injuries, adult amputations, cognitive impairments, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and muscular dystrophy.

Surinder's client-centered approach focuses on designing personalised treatment plans to address the unique needs of each individual. By working closely with clients, their families, and other healthcare professionals, she ensures that her interventions are tailored and effective.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

West Midlands, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Wolverhampton, Derby

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, PIPs, Daily living skills

Our private OT’s in Coventry

The OT Practice provides private occupational therapy services in and around Coventry as well as the rest of the UK. We have experienced therapists covering every specialism throughout Coventry, including Corley, Cheylesmore, Earlsdon, Hillfields and Walsgrave.

Whether you are looking for support for yourself, a family member or client, our skilled and motivated practitioners always provide the quality of care that we would desire for our own families - the very best. We know that every case is difference, so we listen to understand your goals in order to tailor our care to your needs.

Our Coventry therapists cover all areas of OT, including neurological or functional rehabilitation, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, paediatrics 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 Coventry 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.

We also have a dedicated paediatrics team at The OT Practice, so if you are considering referring a child then please visit the OT Practice Kids section of our website to learn more.

Our OT’s are helping people in Coventry 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

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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Cooking & household activities

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

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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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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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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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Getting back to work or remaining in work

Addressing barriers to work following an accident or period of illness

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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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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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Standing & self support

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Planning activities

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

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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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Can we help?

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

Some companies & organisations we have worked with

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

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