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.
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire
Seating and Postural management, Vocational Rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
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
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Sheffield, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Derby
Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Moving and Handling
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
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.
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.
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".
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, East Anglia, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, South Yorkshire, Warwickshire, London - North, Nottingham, Leicester
Vocational Rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
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
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, West Midlands, London - North, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Derby
Seating and Postural management
Chailey Postural Management
Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
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.
West Midlands, East Midlands, London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Warwickshire, London - North, Coventry, Leicester
Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI
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.
East Midlands, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester
Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling, Seating and Postural management
DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care, Postural management
Northamptonshire, East Midlands
Loveness is an experienced Occupational Therapist who has developed expertise in Housing & Equipment and Moving & Handling. Located just outside of Kettering, Loveness visits clients across the Midlands including Northampton, Peterborough, Milton Keynes, and Leicester. She supports clients with a wide range of physical conditions including arthritis, amputations, and osteoporosis as well as dementia, Alzheimer’s, and learning difficulties.
Loveness’ vast social services and community experience means she has developed a strong knowledge of patient-centred approaches to care. She is experienced in completing brief and complex assessments of need as well as developing, managing, and modifying individual care plans for desired outcomes. Loveness is skilled in major and minor home adaptations, specialist equipment, DFGs, Blue Badges, mobility assessments, and single-handed care.
Loveness is a highly self-motivated, determined, sociable, and enthusiastic individual who can adapt well in new environments. She is able to use her own initiative and practise professionally in a safe and excellent manner.
North West England, North East England, West Midlands, East Midlands, London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Wolverhampton
Housing and Equipment
DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Social integration
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.
East Midlands, London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, London - Central, London - North, London - East, Birmingham, Leicester
Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation
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
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.
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire
Vocational Rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Functional rehabilitation
Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health
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.
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.
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
Housing and Equipment
Lizzie is an accomplished Occupational Therapist who specialises in pediatrics, sensory integration and therapeutic listening. Lizzie's expertise encompasses fine and gross motor skills, handwriting difficulties, visual perception, balance, and coordination. With a vast experience working with conditions such as Autism Spectrum Conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Pathological Demand Avoidance, and Specific Learning Challenges, Lizzie brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to her practice. She serves clients in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Sheffield. Lizzie's unwavering commitment to supporting children and their families, coupled with her evidence-based approach, ensures optimal outcomes for her young clients as they navigate their developmental challenges
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby
Sensory Integration, Therapeutic listening
Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
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.
East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby
Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation
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
The OT Practice provides private occupational therapy services in and around Rutland as well as the rest of the UK. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the entire Rutland region including Ashwell, Hambleton, Oakham and Uppingham.
Occupational therapists work to break down the barriers which hold back individuals in carrying out their day to day activities. OTs not only look at the physical effects of ageing, injury or disease, but also address the psycho-social, community and environmental factors that influence functional ability.
Our Rutland therapists cover all areas of OT, including neurological or functional rehabilitation, seating & postural management, housing & equipment, vocational rehabilitation and paediatrics. For more information on some of our expert therapists in the region, please click on the profiles shown above. Alternatively, our dedicated client managers can provide a free initial consultation by telephone, as the first step in finding you the OT best matched to your needs. All our assessment and therapy packages are costed in detail at the outset, so we will never surprise you with “hidden charges” later on (such as travel costs or administrative fees).
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 Rutland 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.
Your therapist explained clearly what was happening with my tendons and muscles in a way that helped me understand could be achieved with exercises and manipulation. Also her advice on equipment that could help and instruction on its use was invaluable.Mrs Smith, private hand therapy client
The therapist was extremely knowledgeable and delivered the training in a fun and engaging way.Teacher
Our clients have benefitted greatly from the highly skilled team at The OT Practice. They are able to pull together a therapeutic team for a client that provides timely interventions that are sensitive to individuals needs.Family Focused Case Management
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
Going private is ‘amazing’; I wished I knew what I know now 4 years ago, as we would have gone down the private route then, thank you.Mother of private client aged 9