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Private occupational therapy in Northamptonshire

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Joy

Derbyshire, East Midlands

Joy is a highly experienced OT, working in a variety of hospital, community, and private settings for over 20 years. She provides specialist occupational therapy with particular expertise working with clients with complex neurological and life-changing conditions such as brain injury, stroke, and multiple sclerosis. She is based in Derbyshire and covers a client base across the Midlands including Derby, Nottingham, and Sheffield.

Joy delivers expert assessments and rehabilitation programmes, supporting with the complexities of their condition and the functional and emotional impact they have on the client and their families. Joy's specialist skills include assessing visual processing and delivering perceptual and cognitive rehabilitation, continually supporting her clients in increasing their independence. To help improve their overall quality of life and independence at home, Joy can also provide seating and wheelchair assessments, hoisting and functional assessments and equipment provision.

Joy is a qualified personal performance coach and uses her skills in motivation, confidence building and empowerment when working with her clients and providing occupational therapy.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation

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

Charlotte

Lincolnshire, East Midlands

Charlotte qualified as an Occupational Therapist from Southampton University School of Health Professional and Rehabilitation Sciences in 2006. She has over 15 years of experience working within NHS, local authority and private settings, helping clients with a range of physical and neurological injuries and conditions.

Charlotte has comprehensive assessment skills to evaluate a client’s needs and deliver client-centred therapeutic intervention. She is passionate about helping clients reach their maximum potential through the implementation of rehabilitation programs, equipment provision, minor or major adaptations, fatigue management and falls prevention. She strives to maximise a client’s potential and support them to live independently and safely carry out activities of daily living. Charlotte has specialist experience delivering cognitive assessments for clients with neurological conditions and creating tailored rehabilitation programmes. She embraces multidisciplinary working where required, in order to achieve positive outcomes and provide a holistic service.

Within various different settings, Charlotte has lead and contributed to the training of junior and unqualified staff to facilitate the development of their skills and knowledge.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills

Gaynor

Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Based in Northamptonshire, Gaynor is an expert Occupational Therapist with extensive experience in Neurological Rehabilitation, both in acute and community settings. She ensures her clients are able to maximise their independence by carrying out individualised assessments and providing bespoke treatment plans to meet their personal needs. Gaynor covers a client base across The Midlands including Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton, and Nottingham.

Gaynor has specialist training in many areas of occupational therapy including BOBATH, Assessment of Motor and Processing Skills (AMPS), and SMART Assessment of PDOC patients. She works with patients with a variety of neurological conditions including traumatic brain injury, stroke, motor neuron disease, and MS.

Gaynor has been on the panel of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Specialist Section for Neurological Practice and co-authored and published "Guidelines for OT working in Brain Injury".

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, East Anglia, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, South Yorkshire, Warwickshire, London - North, Nottingham, Leicester

Specialisms

Neurological rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

PIPs, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI

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

Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Vocational Rehabilitation, 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

Roberta

Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Roberta is a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in Housing & Equipment, Seating & Postural Management, and Moving & Handling. She is based in Northampton and visits clients across the East Midlands including Birmingham, Coventry, and Leicester.

Having worked in community settings, functional rehab, acute hospitals, and adult social care, Roberta has a broad range of experience and skills which benefit those she works with to have a holistic, well-rounded assessment, and support. She supports clients with a range of physical and neurological conditions including arthritis, fibromyalgia, hip and knee replacements, amputations, stroke, Alzheimer’s, dementia, and motor neurone disease.

Roberta is passionate about working with adults to support them in achieving their goals and to be as independent as possible. She can provide recommendations for minor and major adaptations, equipment including specialist seating, manual handling and single-handed care, functional assessments, and assessments for care needs.

Roberta actively develops her clinical skills through regular training, attending conferences, and keeping up to date with developments in clinical practice to ensure that the individuals she works with receive the best possible support.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care, Postural management

Isobel

Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Isobel is Specialist Occupational Therapist in the field of Neurological Rehabilitation. She’s based in Northampton and covers a large clients base across the East Midlands including Leicester, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, and Peterborough. Isobel supports clients with a variety of conditions such as brain injury, spinal injury, orthopaedic injuries, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke.

Isobel promotes independent living through specialist assessments and tailored therapy plans. She enjoys supporting clients with complex neurological and mental health needs, as well as those requiring more holistic Occupational Therapy input. She has gained much knowledge and experience of a range of conditions and complex problems specific to each individual client.

Isobel is able to work proactively and collaboratively with a high level of professionalism and client-centred practice at the core of all assessments. She remains calm under pressure, with very good problem-solving skills, effective communication, adaptability and interpersonal skills. All assessments, intervention planning, and report writing is completed at a high standard with the aim of achieving the best outcome for the client.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, London - Central, London - North, London - East, Birmingham, Leicester

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

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

Helen

Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Occupational Therapist Helen specializes in housing and equipment as well as moving and handling. With a focus on DFG assessments, she brings expertise in addressing motivational issues, anxiety management, and relaxation techniques within the realm of mental health. Residing in the East Midlands, specifically Northamptonshire, Helen extends her services to Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Northamptonshire. Helen's client-centered approach ensures thorough assessments and tailored interventions, promoting independence and enhancing the overall well-being of individuals under her care.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Motivational issues, Daily living skills, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Sarah

Nottinghamshire, East Midlands

Sarah is an experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in housing and equipment and vocational rehabilitation, and serving the regions of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and the East Midlands. With a strong background in mental health, Sarah has worked extensively with individuals facing various challenges. Some of which include Schizophrenia, depression, anxiety; sensory processing difficulties, autism and learning disabilities. Sarah is dedicated to helping individuals improve their self-care abilities, facilitating learning and relearning of everyday activities, and establishing effective structures and routines.

Recognising the importance of a person-centered approach, Sarah strives to make a positive impact on the lives of her clients, empowering them to achieve their goals and maximize their potential for a fulfilling and independent lifestyle.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Functional rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS, CBT

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Stephanie

Nottinghamshire, East Midlands

Stephanie, an accomplished Occupational Therapist residing in Nottinghamshire, serving regions across the North West, East of England, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, West and East Midlands, West and South West of England, East Anglia, London, and Wales. With expertise in paediatrics, housing and equipment, seating and postural management, moving and handling, and complex paediatrics, Stephanie holds a distinct qualification in sensory integration. Her specialised skills encompass pain management, sensory integration, gross and fine motor skills, and learning disabilities. Stephanie's holistic approach and dedication ensure comprehensive support, tailored to individual needs, fostering well-being and optimal development. Stephanie provides expert guidance in enhancing lives through occupational therapy.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, East Anglia, London, Wales

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Pain management, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Social integration, Learning disability

Bethany

Staffordshire, East Midlands

Bethany is a dedicated and passionate Occupational Therapist with an extensive knowledge of rehabilitation, specialist equipment, and moving and handling. She supports clients with a range of physical and neurological conditions such as osteoporosis, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, autism, stroke, and learning difficulties. Bethany is located in Burton-on-Trent and visits clients across the Midlands including Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, and Leicester.

Bethany provides specialist assessments and recommendations for clients to promote and enable independence living. She prides herself in providing in-depth and holistic assessments and treatment planning specialising in falls, frailty, moving and handling, cognitive assessment, rehab, and specialist equipment provision. Bethany particularly enjoys working with clients and their families to maintain independence in their own homes and promoting engagement in meaningful occupations.

Bethany is a committed professional who believes Occupational Therapy is an essential part to any healthcare setting and a truly client centred service that focuses on enabling and empowering people, promoting independence and positive health and well-being. She has an inbuilt creativity in approaching her clinical work that means she thrives to always find a solution to her clients’ needs.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, North East England, West Midlands, East Midlands , Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester, Derby

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation

Helen

Sheffield, Derbyshire

Helen is an experienced housing Occupational Therapist based in the North West and North East of England as well as the East Midlands. She covers a wide area including Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Bradford, Derby, Hull, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Salford, Sheffield, Stoke-on-Trent and Wakefield.

With a focus on housing and equipment adaptations, Helen has a wealth of experience in supporting individuals to maintain their independence and live safely in their own homes. Her expertise includes assessing individuals' needs, recommending and sourcing equipment and adaptations, and providing ongoing support and training to ensure they are used effectively.

Helen is committed to providing a person-centred approach and works closely with her clients and their families to understand their unique needs and preferences. She is passionate about empowering her clients to take control of their lives and achieve their goals.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, Derbyshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Humberside, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Manchester, Wakefield, Nottingham, Hull, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, Salford

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments

Jessica

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Jessica has extensive clinical experience working with adults of all ages and with a very wide variety of physical and cognitive conditions. Based in Nottingham, she covers a client base across the East Midlands.

Jessica has specialist clinical skills in neurological assessment and rehabilitation, Seating and Postural Management, Functional Rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, and equipment provision. She has worked with adults with conditions such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, traumatic brain injury, dementia, cognitive difficulties, arthritis, osteoporosis, respiratory conditions, heart conditions, amputees, and diabetes.

Jessica is passionate about working with adults and supporting her clients to maximise their independence. She is committed to establishing ways to overcome any functional difficulties and work collaboratively with her clients to set achievable, person centred goals.

Jessica is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists as well as the RCOT Specialist Section for Neurological Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

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

Sarah

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Sarah is a highly skilled OT who has been delivering expert therapy for over 15 years. She specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation, providing assessments and treatment for adults who have progressive neurological conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, stroke, acquired and traumatic brain injuries. Based in Nottingham, Sarah covers a client base across the East Midlands including Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Over her extensive career, Sarah has worked with clients across a wide range of settings helping with fatigue management, balance and coordination, and fine and gross motor skills. Sarah works collaboratively with clients and often multi-disciplinary teams, to set individualised goals and rehabilitation plans. She endeavours to support a client regain their maximum level of independence from completing self-care tasks, such as washing and dressing, to returning to work.

Sarah can lead complex interventions involving more advanced skills such as splinting and upper limb rehabilitation. Utilising her BOBATH training, she can provide hands on treatment and support with moving and handling.

Sarah is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section in Neurological Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham, Derby

Specialisms

Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, Postural management, Splinting, Wheelchair accreditation, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI

Jared

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Jared, an Occupational Therapist with expertise in housing and equipment, seating and postural management, functional rehabilitation, and moving and handling, operates across the East Midlands, focusing particularly on Nottingham. Specializing in equipment, major and minor adaptations, Disabled Facilities Grants, housing reports, and more, Jared's diverse skill set extends to addressing various conditions such as physical disabilities, mental health conditions, neurological conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, autism, learning disabilities, postural seating, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, and transfers. Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for his clients, Jared brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Motivational issues, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Self care, Postural management, Learning disability

Rhumana

Leicester, Leicestershire

Rhumana has over 10 years’ experience working as a specialist Occupational Therapist and has gained invaluable knowledge and skills in a wide range of fields. She utilises her understanding of a variety of physical, cognitive, and mental health conditions including cerebral palsy, orthopaedics and trauma, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, oncology, stroke, amputations, anxiety disorder, and depression. Rhumana is based in Leicester and visits clients across the Midlands.

Rhumana takes time to understand the client’s individual needs and how they impact function on a daily basis. She is experienced in delivering comprehensive functional assessments and excellent report writing. She is a qualified Disability Assessor and has worked in roles where Occupational Therapy values, philosophy and skills can be maximised. Rhumana has developed expertise in risk assessments, moving and handling, minor and major adaptations/equipment, hospice and palliative diagnosis and care, daily living skills, and self-care.

Rhumana is dedicated to her professional development and actively goes the extra mile to enhance her competencies and promote Occupational Therapy. She was awarded the ‘John Curtis’ award whilst at university for all her hard work and achievements obtained on the Occupational Therapy.

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Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, Warwickshire, Coventry, Leicester

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, PIPs, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Self care

Our private OT’s in Northamptonshire

The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services throughout the Northamptonshire region as well as nationwide. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the entire Northamptonshire region including Daventry, Kettering, Northampton and Wellingborough.

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 Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire 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 you are enquiring about occupational therapy services for children, please visit the OT Practice Kids section of our site to learn more about our dedicated paediatrics team.

Our OT’s are helping people throughout Northamptonshire 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

Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Personal care & dressing

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

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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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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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Low motivation (strategies)

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

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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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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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Planning activities

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

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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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Standing & self support

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

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Fine motor skills

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

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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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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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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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Can we help?

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

Some companies & organisations we have worked with

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

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