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Amy

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Specialising in paediatrics and sensory integration, Amy, an Occupational Therapist, possesses advanced skills in daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, handwriting assessments and treatments, visual perception, coordination, and planning and execution. Operating in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, including Sheffield, Amy has extensive experience working with diverse conditions such as Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Sensory Integration difficulties, and social, emotional, and mental difficulties. Committed to providing the highest level of care, Amy is passionate about helping individuals achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Sheffield

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution

Jennie

South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Based in Doncaster, Jennie is an experienced OT working in a variety of settings for over 10 years. She covers a client base across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, providing Functional and Neuro Rehabilitation for clients with a wide range of conditions and injuries. Jennie has expertise in complex neurological cases, supporting clients with brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, and Parkinson’s.

Jennie supports clients through tailored treatment plans designed to improve functional mobility and limb sensation, and regain coordination. She also provides recommendations on equipment and home adaptations that can support everyday life, from grab rails in the bathroom to pressure cushions and specialist postural support. Jennie will evaluate a client’s needs and provide recommendations that are tailored to their current and likely future needs. She also considers a client’s mental health needs surrounding confidence and anxiety.

Jennie is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapist’s Specialist Section in Neurology. She has undertaken various training courses in specialist areas to enhance her clinical expertise, including Sensory Integration for dementia care and Train the Trainer in Moving and Handling.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Sheffield

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care

Alex

West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Based just outside of Bradford, Alex is a highly skilled OT who has been supporting clients for over 15 years. She specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation and visits clients across Yorkshire and the North of England. Alex has worked in a variety of settings, predominantly focusing on the rehabilitation of those with acquired and traumatic brain injury including stroke and other progressive neurological conditions.

Alex has expertise in providing assessments and interventions in a number of areas including postural management, moving and handling, cognitive rehabilitation, and upper limb rehabilitation including splinting and the use of Saebo equipment. She also supports clients with activities of daily living, helping them to improve function, promote independence, and manage fatigue. She helps clients in all areas of home life including meal preparation and personal care.

Throughout her career, Alex has continually sought to further her clinical expertise and skill-set, notably completing a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation from the University of Nottingham.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Lancashire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Wakefield

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Postural management, Splinting, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI

Tracy

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Tracy is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with expertise in the fields of neurology, learning disabilities, complex orthopaedics, and mental health. Tracy has over 10 years’ experience, working across various hospital, community, and private settings. She is based in Leeds and provides expert Occupational Therapy for clients across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire including Hull, Bradford, Sheffield, and Wakefield.

Tracy has worked closely with hundreds of clients with a range of conditions such as acquired brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, learning disabilities, autism, and dementia. Her primary aim is to increase the independence of her client and improve their quality of life. Her background in both physical and mental health allows her to truly be holistic in her work with clients, considering the full impact of the individual's condition on all aspects of their life and health. She

Throughout her career Tracy has been keen to develop her skills through accessing training courses as well as personal study, and she is always keen to put new skills into practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Wakefield, Hull

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Behaviour management, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability, Mental Health, TBI

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

Lee

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Lee is a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Lee has been a qualified Occupational Therapist for over 10 years and specialises in Housing & Equipment with a particular focus on DFGs, major and minor adaptations, and community rehabilitation. He supports clients across Yorkshire including Bradford, Derby, Leeds, and Sheffield and is particularly experienced helping those with physical conditions such as arthritis, fractures, and joint replacements.

Lee is passionate about working with adults, helping them to reach their maximum potential through rehabilitation techniques and equipment/adaptation solutions. Having qualified from York St John University and worked in both acute hospital and community settings with adults, he chose to specialise in community assessments, mainly around adaptations/equipment working within DFG legislation.

Alongside his work as a private practitioner, Lee is a team leader for an award-winning adaptations service, supporting and leading Occupational Therapists and support staff, whilst holding a clinical caseload. Lee has played an important role in developing effective new policies; creating new training methods and adapting processes. He recently received a 'commendation for excellence' award in the category for outstanding achievement at the National Healthy Housing Awards.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Wakefield, Derby

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, PIPs, Daily living skills, Community access, Balance, Self care

Kieran

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Specialising in hand therapy, Kieran, an Occupational Therapist, possesses advanced skills in pain management, fine motor skills, and splinting. Covering Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Bradford, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, and Wakefield, Kieran has garnered extensive experience addressing a spectrum of hand conditions. These include Osteoarthritis, Joint Replacements, Joint Fusions, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren's contracture, Conservative and Operatively managed fractures, Flexor and Extensor Tendon injuries, Dislocations, Nailbed injuries, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. His specialisms encompass splinting, wound care, joint protection, hand rehabilitation, scar management, and desensitization, allowing Kieran to provide targeted occupational therapy support across diverse regions.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Lancashire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Manchester, Wakefield

Specialisms

Hand Therapy

Specialist skills

Pain management, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Self care, Splinting

Barbara

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Occupational Therapist Barbara is a dedicated professional specializing in functional rehabilitation, moving and handling, and neurological rehabilitation. Based in Hull, she extends her services to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Humberside, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leeds, and Sheffield. With a qualification dating back to 1998, Barbara has a rich background, having worked in diverse settings, including acute hospitals, rehabilitation units, and community rehabilitation, both with statutory services and within the NHS.

Her extensive expertise covers traumatic brain injuries, neurological conditions, spinal injuries, and polytrauma. Over the years, Barbara's role has evolved, and she considers rehabilitation, re-enablement, and adapting to disability as areas of special interest. Beyond her clinical practice, she also serves as an associate expert witness.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Midlands, East Riding of Yorkshire, Humberside, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Hull

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, PIPs, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, TBI

Samantha

East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Samantha is a specialist Occupational Therapist with particular expertise in Housing & Equipment. She is located in Pocklington, just outside of York, and covers a client base across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Samantha has experience supporting clients with a variety of conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, motor neurone disease, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, general frailty, and arthritic conditions.

Having worked extensively in the community and as part of a team working across children and adults' social care, Samantha has developed excellent clinical knowledge and skills. She can provide moving and handling assessments, minor and major home adaptations, simple and complex pieces of equipment, and rehousing reports.

Samantha works with children and adults of all ages to enable them to live as safely and independently as possible. She understands the barriers to independence and the ways in which these can be overcome to achieve positive outcomes for individuals. Samantha can assess for and recommend a wide range of home adaptations including bathroom, kitchen, and access adaptations, as well as more complex projects such as extensions and loft conversions.

Samantha continues to develop her skills by taking part in regular clinical supervision, completing written reflections, and attending training courses relevant to her chosen speciality.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation

Sally-Ann

Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire bases OT Sally-Ann specialises in paediatrics and sensory integration, and has a wealth of experience supporting children with complex needs across a range of conditions, including ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Anxiety, Down's syndrome and Cerebral Palsy

Sally-Ann is a specialist in fatigue management, routine planning, daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, behaviour management, handwriting and keyboard skills, visual perception, social integration, school-based therapy/support and anxiety management. Her expertise in these areas enable her to provide tailored interventions that address the specific needs of each child she works with.

Sally-Ann is particularly skilled in supporting children with sensory integration difficulties. 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.

Sally-Ann is passionate about empowering children to achieve their full potential. She is skilled in developing strategies that enable children to develop independence and confidence in these areas, improving their quality of life and overall well-being.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

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

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability

Rebecca

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Located in Leeds, Rebecca visits clients across the North West of England including Sheffield, Wakefield, and York. She specialises in Functional Rehabilitation, delivering comprehensive assessments and interventions for clients with a variety of conditions. Rebecca predominantly works with adults following a traumatic injury or acute illness, but also has experience with neurological conditions including brain injury and complex mental health difficulties. Rebecca also works with older adults, supporting with falls management, trauma and orthopaedics, general medicine, and chronic and long-term conditions.

Rebecca has worked in a wide variety of rehabilitation settings including in long-term neuro-rehabilitation. She worked with clients who had sustained a brain injury but also had complex and concurrent mental health difficulties. Rebecca also worked in an acute mental health working with females who experienced mental illness. Both roles gave Rebecca valuable experience in assessing cognition and interpersonal skills. Rebecca delivers comprehensive assessments of a client’s function, creating tailored rehabilitation programmes, complex discharge planning, and multi-disciplinary working.

Throughout her career, Rebecca has developed her competencies through practical experience, supervision, maintaining CPD, and training. This has enabled her to develop strong assessment and clinical reasoning skills when working with clients, professionals, and family members. Rebecca is also a member of the Specialist Section for Independent Practice at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Wakefield

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Katie

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Working as an Occupational Therapist for over 10 years, Katie provides expert assessments and interventions to her clients. She specialises in Functional Rehabilitation and has gained invaluable expertise working within the NHS, Local Authorities, and in the private sector. Katie is based just outside of Halifax in West Yorkshire, covering a client base across Yorkshire & Lincolnshire and Greater Manchester.

Katie has a keen interest and expertise in physical rehabilitation, supporting clients with a wide variety of injuries and conditions including brain injury, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, stroke, amputations, and burns. Katie has worked in a range of sectors, developing a broad skill-set in most areas of OT, including trauma and orthopaedics, stroke and neurological rehabilitation, general medicine, older people, surgical, and respiratory.

Katie developed an expert understanding of hand therapy, burns and plastics whilst undertaking a role in several specialist units across the country as a senior therapist. She provided rehabilitation to patients in intensive care, primarily helping with positioning and splinting, fabricating and fitting splints in theatres, ward-based rehabilitation, social reintegration, scar management, and follow up therapy in the burns outpatient service. During this time, Katie also completed a Skin Camouflage Course with the British Association of Skin Camouflage and became an accredited Skin camouflage consultant.

Katie keeps up to date with research and best practise guidelines, partaking in continuing professional development activities including independent research/reading, attending courses and training, making use of specialist online resources, and peer reviews including regular in-service team trainings.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Sarah

Leeds, West Yorkshire

OT Sarah specialises in Functional Rehabilitation and has skills in Fatigue Management, Routine Planning, Daily Living Skills, Social Integration, Anxiety Management. and Self Care. Sarah provides occupational therapy across the North East of England: Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Bradford, Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne. Also, Sarah enjoys to work with conditions such as Frailty, Dementia, Falls prevention, Planning and execution of activities, Balance and co-ordination, Sensory impairment, Social integration.

When completing assessments, Sarah uses her extensive knowledge and experience to assess the client and completes individual SMART goals depending on requirements. Using her excellent verbal and written communication skills she maintains a strong rapport with clients and carers and is always an advocate for the client.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Bradford, Newcastle upon Tyne

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation

Lydia

Leeds, West Yorkshire

, including housing and equipment, seating and postural management, functional rehabilitation, and moving and handling. Her extensive range of specialist skills encompasses fatigue and pain management, motivational issues, routine planning, financial management, daily living skills, community access, fine and gross motor skills, behaviour management, visual perception, balance, coordination, self-care tasks, social integration, postural management, dysphagia management, splinting, anxiety management, mental health, and traumatic brain injury.

Based in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Lydia extends her services to West Yorkshire, Leeds, Manchester, and Wakefield. With a profound commitment to addressing a diverse set of needs, Lydia's expertise allows for a holistic approach to occupational therapy. Her practice includes supporting individuals through various challenges, from physical and functional rehabilitation to addressing mental health concerns. Lydia's broad skill set ensures tailored interventions, promoting well-being and independence for her clients across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire , Leeds, Manchester, Wakefield

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, Social integration, Postural management, Dysphagia management, Splinting, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health, TBI

Louise

Bradford, West Yorkshire

Occupational Therapist Louise specializes in pediatrics, sensory integration, and Chailey postural management. Fluent in Cantonese, she practices in the North West of England, covering areas such as Cheshire, Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Yorkshire, Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Salford.

Qualifying in 2008, Louise brings extensive experience in working with children and young people facing various specific, multiple, and highly complex physical, cognitive, and/or mental health needs. Proficient in comprehensive assessments, she utilizes both specialist standardized assessments and non-standardized methods to tailor interventions for each individual.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester, Wakefield, Salford

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, Chailey Postural Management

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability

Aaron

Wakefield, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Aaron, an Occupational Therapist, specialises in housing and equipment, functional rehab, and moving and handling. He provides blue badge/mobility assessments, residing in Wakefield and extending his services to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Hull, Leeds, and Manchester. Aaron has extensive experience working with a variety of conditions, including Palliative Care, Parkinson's, Frailty and frequent falls, Dementia Care, Oncology, Post Stroke, Orthopedics, Amputee management and spinal injuries (specialism in Aspen collar management), long-term conditions including Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron Disease, and Cardio-pulmonary. Aaron's commitment to enhancing the well-being of his clients is reflected in his holistic approach and expertise across a broad spectrum of health conditions. His tailored occupational therapy support addresses the unique needs of individuals in Wakefield and the surrounding regions.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Manchester, Wakefield, Hull

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Routine planning, Community access

Sally

Wakefield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sally, an Occupational Therapist, specialises in housing and equipment, along with moving and handling, with expertise in Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) assessments. Operating in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Sally brings a wealth of experience working with diverse conditions. Her professional background includes addressing the needs of individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, behavioural difficulties, degenerative conditions, chromosome disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, amputations, spinal cord injuries, stroke, dementia, and Motor Neurone Disease. Sally's focused approach involves comprehensive assessments and tailored interventions, ensuring individuals receive effective support to enhance their daily living and mobility.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills

Zoe

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Occupational Therapist Zoe, specializing in functional rehabilitation, serves the North East of England in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. With a comprehensive case load encompassing various occupational therapy aspects, Zoe conducts assessments and formulates clinical recommendations tailored to identified needs. Dedicated to holistic care, Zoe is passionate about fostering independence in her clients. As a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist, Zoe is committed to delivering quality and timely care to adults requiring functional rehabilitation.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Daily living skills, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Kate

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Kate – an experienced OT operating in West, South and North Yorkshire – provides Seating and Postural Management and Functional Rehabilitation, both to adults and children. Kate offers person-centred care in her flexible approach to assessments, interventions and discharge planning. Kate is familiar with Cerebral Palsy, Downs syndrome, Development Delay, Self-Care, Equipment and Adaptations (minor and major).

She has worked in a variety of clinical areas developing her skills in assessment and promoting safe independence and improving quality of living. Experience of discharge planning has made her respectful of the diverse cultural, social and emotional needs of clients. Kate also provides short-term interventions in schools while liaising with the wider MDT. This has provided her with a broad range of practical experience, the skills and the confidence needed to adapt her practice to suit the appropriate setting and client needs. Kate recognises the importance of locally based healthcare and is committed to the rehabilitation process, ensuring every possible avenue is exhausted to ensure her clients receive the very best care.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

Postural management, Learning disability

Emma

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Based in Hull, Emma is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in Functional Rehabilitation. Since qualifying, she has worked across both community and in-patient rehabilitation settings, developing expertise on a wide range of physical and neurological conditions. This includes orthopaedic fractures, Parkinson’s disease, COPD, heart failure, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, amputations, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis.

Emma provides expert care to clients across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, including Scunthorpe, Grimsby, and Doncaster. She utilises a number of approaches helping clients through their rehabilitative journeys, including comprehensive functional assessments, graded therapy, environmental assessments, adaptive techniques, and specialist equipment to meet each client’s individual goals.

Emma is dedicated to working collaboratively with her clients to enable them to reach their optimum potential and maximise their independence. She is passionate about development and continues to complete post graduate training and specialist courses to maintain the highest clinical skills in order to provide clients with the highest quality care and best outcomes.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Train the trainer, Certificate in Education

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Balance, Self care

Val

Cornwall, West and South West of England

Qualifying as an occupational therapist in 1993, Val specialises in housing & equipment and rehabilaition for adults. She is based in Cornwall and will travel across the UK, completing assessments with clients in their own environment. Val is an accredited Best Interests Assessor (BIA), having developed sound knowledge of the legislation to support clients, families and Local Authorities.

Val's experience is in working with adults with a variety of physical and mental health needs, providing equipment and adaptations to homes to promote independence and safe living conditions. This includes completing BIA assessments, where Val requires knowledge of both the Mental Health Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards assessments and applications. She also carries out Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) assessments.

To continue her professional development, Val has completed postgraduate training including courses in counselling and therapeutic listening. She also keeps up to date with the current legislation and policies surrounding her work.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Isles of Scilly, Bristol, Plymouth, Salford

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS, BIA, Therapeutic listening

Specialist skills

Counselling, DFG Assessments, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Daily living skills, Community access

Our private OT’s in Sheffield

The OT Practice is a leading provider of private occupational therapy services nationwide, and perfectly placed to help you, your family members or clients wherever you are in Sheffield or its surroundings. We have expert, private therapists covering every clinical specialism in all areas of Sheffield, including Broomhill, Fulwood, Hillsborough, Stannington and Woodhouse.

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 Sheffield therapists cover all areas of OT, including neurological or functional rehabilitation, seating & postural management, housing & equipment, vocational rehabilitation and paediatrics. Please click on the profiles above to learn more about some of our experienced therapists working in Sheffield, or call one of our dedicated client managers for a free initial consultation as the first step to helping you find the right OT. Being a private practice, there are no clinic visits or opening hours to worry about - we arrange home or workplace visits at times convenient to our clients, including evenings and weekends.

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 in Sheffield 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

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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Children with complex needs

Practical support and advice for children with multiple or complex needs such as equipment, seating, splinting or housing

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Forgetfulness & memory problems

Memory loss following diagnoses of dementia or brain injuries, as well as normal ageing process or during periods of unusual stress

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Cooking & household activities

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

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Planning activities

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

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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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Personal care & dressing

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

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Low motivation (strategies)

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

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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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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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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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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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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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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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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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Getting back to work or remaining in work

Addressing barriers to work following an accident or period of illness

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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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Seating - wheelchairs & comfy chairs

Practical advice and solutions for seating including wheelchairs and comfy seating

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Getting out & about – scooters, chairs & cars

Purchasing and learning to use specialist equipment and vehicles for reduced mobility due to accident, ill health or old age

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Standing & self support

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

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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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Can we help?

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

Some companies & organisations we have worked with

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

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