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.
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.
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.
West Midlands, Wales, Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Powys, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton
Paediatrics, Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation
Sensory Integration, CO-OP Practitioner
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
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.
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
Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Housing and Equipment
DFG Assessments, PIPs, Daily living skills
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent
Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management
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
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, South East of England, Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Vocational Rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, TBI
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham
Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Housing and Equipment
Train the trainer
Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care
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.
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
Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling
DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care, Postural management, Anxiety management & relaxation
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.
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.
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.
West Midlands, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Coventry
Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation
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
Worcestershire, West Midlands
Marie is an experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist visiting clients across the Midlands including Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, and Oxfordshire. Specialising in neurological conditions, Marie has worked with clients with a range of conditions such as cerebral palsy, Downs Syndrome, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, acquired brain injury, learning disability, and complex needs.
Marie has over 20 years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist in both the NHS and the private sector. Marie is used to multi-disciplinary working and works well supporting families, carers, and therapy support staff to implement treatment and rehabilitation programmes. Marie is a trained Bobath Therapist and has experience of working with children with complex therapy and equipment needs.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire
Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management, Neurological rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
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
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Derby
Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Bristol, Coventry, Wolverhampton
Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services throughout the Herefordshire region as well as nationwide. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the entire Herefordshire region including Kington, Leominster and Ledbury.
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 private Herefordshire therapists cover every area of OT, including paediatrics, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, neurological or functional rehabilitation and hand therapy. You can discover more about some of the therapists we have in the region by clicking on their profiles above, or you are welcome to call one of our client managers who will talk through your needs and find the right OT for you. All are registered with the Health Care Professions Council, have at least five years’ clinical experience, and are members of the appropriate professional bodies.
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 throughout Herefordshire 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.
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The OT Practice is always helpful and efficient but what really stands them apart is their willingness to allocate the right person to the task at hand. For example, we had an elderly client who struggled to engage with a younger therapist and upon request, The OT Practice provided an ideal person to meet the client’s needs.HCML
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