Dorset, South of England
Louise is an expert Occupational Therapist who specialises in Adult Mental Health and Rehabilitation. She is located in Bournemouth and visits clients across the South of England including areas of Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire. Louise has experience working with clients with a wide range of physical and mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, dementia, bi polar disorder, psychosis, arthritis, and Parkinson’s disease.
She has worked extensively with clients of all ages, especially older clients, many of whom have cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer’s and dementia as well as physical conditions. Louise is a qualified Assessment of Motor & Processing Skills (AMPS) Assessor which compliments her assessing skills to a higher standard.
Louise supports clients with various physical health needs, often that contribute to their mental health deterioration. She can prescribe pieces of equipment after assessing their physical health and the impact this has on everyday tasks. She utilises her specialist assessment skills to provide tailored solutions to help each client maximise their potential and live independently for longer.
South of England, Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire
Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health
Dorset, South of England
Darragh is a highly specialist Occupational Therapist who practices in Major Trauma & Orthopaedics & Neurotherapy, delivering comprehensive assessments and interventions for clients with a variety of conditions. Located in Bournemouth, Darragh works with clients across the South of England, mainly Dorset and Hampshire. Darragh predominantly works with clients following a major traumatic event and has experience in Neurological conditions. He also enjoys working in Fatigue, Behaviour and Pain Management; Major Trauma Care, Fracture Prevention, Vocational Rehabilitation and, Housing & Equipment
West and South West of England, South of England, South East of England, Dorset, Hampshire, Southampton
Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Certificate in Education
Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Behaviour management, Planning & execution, Self care
Hampshire, South of England
Based in Fareham, near Portsmouth and Southampton, Sharne is an Occupational Therapist with over 10 years of experience. She focuses on Housing & Equipment, Functional Rehabilitation, and Moving & Handling. Sharne works with clients with acquired injuries, hip and knee replacements, and numerous neurological conditions including, stroke, Guillain Barre syndrome, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, and Parkinson’s disease. Sharne aims to make every client feel confident in their own home, through adapted techniques to complete routine tasks and equipment aids to support daily activity.
Sharne focuses on a client’s ability to safely and comfortably undertake self-care and domestic tasks at home, which typically includes washing and dressing, cooking and cleaning, and getting out and about. Sharne will assess a client’s current capability and will devise a tailored therapy programme, considering both current and future needs. Sharne aims to deliver holistic therapy, considering a client’s functional and equipment requirements. She can recommend minor and major home adaptations designed to improve a client’s quality of life and provide training of assistive equipment. Sharne also offers support to clients and their families applying for Disabled Funding Grants (DFG).
Sharne is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
Hampshire, South of England
Hannah is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in Basingstoke. She currently visits children in their home environment and schools across the South of England including Berkshire, Surrey, and Hampshire. Over the last 10 years, Hannah has attained an invaluable breadth of knowledge and skills to assist children with a variety of conditions such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration difficulties, cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, and developmental co-ordination disorder. She has acquired extensive experience with both the physical and sensory needs of a child including handwriting, visual perception, behavioural and attachment needs.
In particular, Hannah enjoys working on a child’s development of fine and gross motor skills. She supports them to build up the strength, balance, and coordination to perform activities and maintain independence. Hannah also has a specialist interest and training in Animal Assisted Occupational Therapy. She has previously supported children with complex learning needs through the therapeutic nature of working with animals in a reduced stress outdoor environment.
As a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, Hannah is dedicated to her profession and continuing her clinical development. She keeps up-to-date with the most recent research and has completed several post-graduate qualifications in Sensory Integration and Posture Management.
Hampshire, South of England
Amanda is an expert Paediatric Occupational Therapist located just outside of Basingstoke and covers a client base across Berkshire, Hampshire, and Surrey. She has always been passionate about working with children, young people, and their families and immediately specialised in the field of Paediatrics. Now with over 15 years of experience, Amanda has remained dedicated to this field and has developed an exceptional knowledge and skill set on a wide variety of conditions and needs.
Her areas of expertise draw on her experience supporting children with autistic spectrum disorder, sensory integration difficulties, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and Down's syndrome. Amanda has worked predominantly in the community, schools, nurseries, and homes, assessing and working with individuals aged 2-19 years with OT needs.
Amanda supports child and their families with a broad range of needs including behavioural difficulties, gross and fine motor skills, dexterity and hand writing difficulties, visual perception skills, balance and co-ordination, planning and execution of activities, and self-care tasks such as dressing and feeding.
Amanda enjoys learning and is currently working towards her post graduate Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner status.
South of England, Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey
Sensory Integration, Therapeutic listening
Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
Hampshire, South of England
Katy is a specialist Occupational Therapist with over 10 years of experience working in both the private sector and NHS. She has had a passion for working with neurological, long-term and complex medical conditions including brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, and spinal injury. Katy is based in Fareham, covering a large client base across Hampshire, West Sussex, and Dorset.
Katy has always seized every opportunity to enhance her understanding of Neurological Rehabilitation including postural management, cognitive intervention, splinting, hand therapy, upper limb rehab and psychological needs. She enjoys providing high quality and multifaceted care, considering the client’s emotional, social and physical needs. She seeks to optimise a clients’ function with goals meaningful to them and tailors treatment to their individual needs.
Working as an Associate, Katy utilises her passion for supporting clients with neurological conditions including traumatic brain injuries, stroke and other complex needs. She is confident assessing clients with complex deficits in neurological or long-term medical conditions and proficient using a variety of assessment tools, both standardised and non-standardised. She can devise individualised and tailored treatment plans that are supported by sound clinical reasoning.
South of England, South East of England, Berkshire, Dorset, East Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, Bristol, Brighton, Southampton, Bath, Swindon
BOBATH, Therapeutic listening
Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Makaton, Wheelchair accreditation
Oxfordshire, South of England
Rachael is an Occupational Therapist with over 18 years’ experience in both the NHS (acute and community) and private sector. She has a specialist interest in Neurological Rehabilitation, building on a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of physical and cognitive conditions. Rachael has worked extensively with elderly and frail clients, developing expertise on stroke, Parkinson's Disease, falls, dementia as well as palliative care. Rachael is located in Banbury and covers a client base across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Warwickshire.
Rachael strives to attain a deep understanding of a client’s needs and provide a goal-oriented rehabilitation plan. She is a positive and enthusiastic person, committed to providing evidence-based intervention with compassion and care. She can support clients with activities of daily living including routine planning, self-care, balance and coordination, and gross motor skills.
The breadth of Rachael’s experience enables her to proficiently assess clients with a range of medical diagnosis and conditions and effectively devise a treatment plan to optimise safety and independence. She continually develops a high level of clinical reasoning skills that enable her to provide an expert opinion to support patients, families and other professionals.
Oxfordshire, South of England
Ana is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist specialising in housing & equipment, seating & postural management, as well as functional and neurological rehabilitation. Operating in the South of England, including Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Wiltshire, Ana is dedicated to helping clients improve fatigue management, daily living skills, and postural management.
With experience working with conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson's disease, Stroke, Inclusion Body Myositis, Huntington's Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Hip Replacement, Ana provides personalised care to address specific needs and enhance clients' overall well-being.
South of England, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire
Seating and Postural management, Housing and Equipment, Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
DFG Assessments, Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Postural management, Wheelchair accreditation
Surrey, South of England
Rebecca is an experienced Occupational Therapist who specialises in orthopaedics and amputations. She has developed expertise working in a variety of roles across hospital and community settings and independent practice. Rebecca is based in Surrey and provides expert care to clients across the county including Dorking, Guildford, Reigate, and Crawley.
She has experience creating pathways of care for clients with a variety of injuries and conditions including fractures, amputations, knee and hip replacements, and arthritis. She ensures each client receives optimal treatment at the right stage of their recovery through holistic assessments, rehabilitation and recommendations for ongoing treatment, equipment, and care.
Rebecca regularly attends courses and completes personal research to continuously improve her skills and achieve her goal of making a difference to people’s lives. She has developed essential skills in many different areas and so can support with activities of daily living, personal care, manual handling, and wheelchair provisions.
Surrey, South of England
Paediatric OT Anna covers the South of England (Surrey and London) and has experience working in large clinical teams within the education sector, primarily in Autism Specialist schools. She chiefly enjoys working with ADHD, Autism, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and Tourette's syndrome. Anna has also worked in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Oncology, medical rehabilitation and accident & emergency.
Anna's specialist interest is working with neuro diverse children and young people and is passionate about supporting people to achieve their goals, however big or small they may be, to help live a fulfilled and happy life. She has also worked with children and young people with epilepsy as their primary diagnosis.
South of England, South East of England, Surrey, London - South
Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, School Based Therapy/Support
London - South, Surrey
Siobhain is a dedicated Occupational Therapist specialising in housing & equipment, functional rehabilitation, seating, and activities of daily living. Operating in South London and Surrey, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her clients.
Siobhain has successfully worked with a diverse range of conditions, including amputees, orthopedic injuries, oncology patients, and individuals with Parkinson's disease. She understands the unique challenges faced by her clients and is committed to providing tailored solutions to enhance their quality-of-life. Siobhain ensures that her clients have access to the necessary aids and adaptations to optimise their independence and safety within their homes.
London, South of England, Surrey
Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Self care, Postural management
Functional Rehabilitation OT Kerryann works in Cornwall and Devon to improve Financial and Behavioural management, self-care and daily living skills. She has worked with many conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease, Stroke, Brain Injury, Parkinson's, Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor skills, Depression, Anxiety, and Dementia.
She has a diverse knowledge base, which has allowed her to thoroughly understand many mental and physical health difficulties. Also she is skilled in all aspects of assessment and intervention, and is a wellbeing coach.
The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services throughout the Isle of Wight region as well as nationwide. We have expert, private therapists covering every clinical specialism in all areas of Isle of Wight, including Cowes, Ryde, Shanklin, Newport and Ventnor.
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 Isle of Wight 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 Isle of Wight team from their profiles above. 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 on the Isle of Wight 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.
My wife and I were very impressed with the kindness and professionalism of your therapist. It has left me with the fact that I will now have a much better future. An excellent meeting.A Royal British Legion beneficiary
The therapist was extremely knowledgeable and delivered the training in a fun and engaging way.Teacher
Big Thank You for Tuesday night, all the team thought the session was great, really engaging, thought provoking as well as lots of fun! We're all looking forward to working with you over the coming months and executing Lucy’s plan.Father of a private client aged 12
The therapist was extremely helpful and informative. I felt totally at east at all time. She is a credit to her profession and to the organisation, thank you.An OT Practice client
The OT Practice has a smooth process from referral through to discharge with outstanding service levels and a quality bank of occupational therapists all over the UK.Kayur Kotecha, Case Manager