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Naima

Bedfordshire, South East of England

Naima is a Speech and Language Therapist based in Luton, visiting children across London and the South-East of England including Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hertfordshire. Naima is experienced working with children of all ages, from toddlers to young adults, with a wide range of conditions and needs. She has helped children with autism, selective mutism, stammering, social skills difficulties, language needs, and speech sound difficulties.

With expertise in paediatric development, particularly cognitive, social, behavioural, and emotional development, Naima conducts holistic assessments and develops tailored therapy programmes. Naima has worked across a range of paediatric settings, both in public and private sectors. She advocates independence through supporting children with problems solving skills, inference, and social skills. Naima also strives to work collaboratively with parents and educational staff.

Naima is highly skilled in a variety of specialist therapy programmes including Attention Autism, Interactive Storytelling, Talkabout Social Skills, and Makaton signing. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice.

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Profession

Speech and Language Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

School Based Therapy/Support, Makaton

Vimbai

Bedfordshire, South East of England

Based in Bedford, Vimbai has over 10 years’ experience working as Paediatric Occupational Therapist. She has acquired expertise on a range of conditions and client needs, working in both NHS and private settings. Vimbai provides holistic assessments and tailored therapy programmes for children and their families across London and the South East of England.

Vimbai works with children with a wide range of disabilities and conditions including autism, cerebral palsy, ADHD, hip dysplasia, brain injury, and developmental coordination disorder. She understands the complexities of both physical and neurological conditions and the impact that this can have on a person’s life. She strives to enhance a child’s independence, working collaboratively with families, schools, and other healthcare professionals to meet the needs of the child.

Vimbai has specialist experience with paediatric seating solutions, assessing and recommending the provision of equipment to support a child’s postural needs. She can also deliver handwriting assessments and treatment for children at school or at home, helping them to develop key skills and maximise their potential.

Vimbai is committed to her ongoing professional development and is a member of the Children, Young People and Families Specialist Section of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Sam

Berkshire, South East of England

Sam, a seasoned Occupational Therapist specializing in housing and equipment, fluently speaks Italian. Operating in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and London, Sam conducts assessments for clients with diverse needs. His role involves outlining, planning, and implementing adaptations, recommending equipment, and providing valuable information to create customized care packages. Sam is dedicated to fostering independence and providing crucial support to enhance the well-being of his clients.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Oxfordshire, London - West

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Community access, Self care

Sherean

Buckinghamshire, South East of England

Qualifying in 2006, Sherean specialises in rehabilitation and housing & equipment for adults. She is a qualified Best Interests Assessor (BIA), as well as having completed a course in sensory integration. She is based in Buckinghamshire and travels to homes in Milton Keynes, High Wycombe and Aylesbury visiting clients.

Sherean works in the NHS, treating clients in both inpatient and community settings with physical, mental health and learning disabilities. She has extensive experience in the rehabilitation of adults, including supporting clients in getting back to work or finding new employment. Working independently, Sherean treats clients at home, supporting them to maximise their independence within their own living environment.

Sherean also completes assessments for moving and handling equipment provision and minor home or work adaptations. She is qualified to use the standardised Assessment of Motor and and Process Skills (AMPS) to provide a functional ability report.

Continually striving to develop her clinical skills through relevant training, Sherean ensures she is working within best practices and providing the most up to date treatment and intervention.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Midlands, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, AMPS, BIA

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Felice

Buckinghamshire, South East of England

Felice is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with experience in Housing & Equipment, Moving & Handling, Seating & Postural Management, and Rehabilitation. She is based in Milton Keynes and visits clients across Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, and North London. Felice supports clients with a wide range of physical and neurological conditions including arthritis, osteoporosis, amputations, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, dementia, stroke, anxiety, and depression.

Drawing on her extensive experience within the NHS, Social Care, and independent sector, Felice is highly experienced in transfer needs, environmental adaptations, minor works, wheelchair assessment, self-care (washing and dressing), housing suitability, activity planning and execution, and accessing the community. Felice is also skilled in the provision of wheelchairs, which often involves visits to the home environment to assess accessibility.

Felice is experienced working with clients who have sustained traumatic fractures or have undergone elective orthopaedic surgeries such as hemi arthroplasty, dynamic hip screws and total hip replacement. She has also developed expertise in supporting clients with weight bearing restrictions to identify ways to manage their occupations.

Felice is self-motivated, hardworking and is able to use her own initiative and excellent analytical skills. She understands the impact that is experienced through a change in functional ability and loss of function, caring deeply about maximising the potential of her clients and helping them to meet their goals.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, London - Central, London - North

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care

Louella

Buckinghamshire, South East of England

With over 10 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, Louella is a highly skilled health professional who strives to enable her clients to live as independently as possible within their home environment. She works with both adults and children with a variety of physical and neurological conditions such as osteoporosis, upper and lower limb amputations, Parkinson’s disease, sensory loss, and autistic spectrum disorder. Louella is located in Milton Keynes and visits clients across Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Northamptonshire.

Louella has developed her expertise whilst working in a range of hospital and community settings and tailors her approach and recommendations to suit the personal circumstances of each client. She has substantial experience working within the Care Act and has undertaken and led on safeguarding investigations, demonstrating expert knowledge of the safeguarding process.

Louella's areas of expertise include functional assessments, activity analysis, housing reports, minor and major adaptations, equipment provision, seating and postural management, and moving and handling cases. Louella has also developed her skills in the assessment and treatment of clients with hearing impairments, visual loss, or dual sensory impairments. She has completed specialist training on this topic and is also qualified to complete specialist Deafblind assessments.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills

Claire

Buckinghamshire, South East of England

Claire, an experienced Occupational Therapist based in Buckinghamshire in the South East of England, specializes in housing and equipment. Her expertise encompasses a range of services, including Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs), blue badge assessments, and support for daily living skills and community access.

With a wealth of knowledge, Claire has worked with individuals facing various health challenges. Her extensive experience includes assisting clients with heart conditions, COPD, asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, amputations, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, strokes, Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, spinal injuries, epilepsy, learning difficulties, developmental delay, dementia, depression, anxiety, and mental health disorders.

Claire is dedicated to providing tailored support that enhances the independence and quality of life for her clients. Her comprehensive understanding of housing and equipment needs, along with her compassionate approach, makes her a valuable asset in facilitating optimal well-being for those she serves.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Buckinghamshire

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills, Community access

Josie

Essex, South East of England

Specialising in Housing & Equipment, Josie is an Occupational Therapist with a passion for ensuring individuals live full independent lives, regardless of their disability and works closely with her clients to achieve their goals. She is based in Essex, near Basildon and Southend-on-Sea, and visits clients across the South East of England. Josie has experience supporting clients with dementia, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, stroke, and arthritis.

Josie has a particular interest in specialist equipment and manual handling, drawing on her experience working in adult social care. Josie provides comprehensive written assessments, equipment recommendations, minor adaptations, major adaptations, parking concessions, DFG assessments, housing assessments, and manual handling risk assessments. She strives to allow individuals to live as independently as they can within their own home and community.

She has also turned to developing her skills within Paediatrics, building on her existing experience providing housing and equipment recommendations for children with long-term physical and neurological conditions.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Essex

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Learning disability

Rachelle

Hampshire, South East of England

Rachelle is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist specialising in housing & equipment, seating, functional and neurological rehabilitation, and moving & handling. Operating in the South East of England, specifically Hampshire, she provides exceptional care to individuals facing challenges such as acquired brain injury (ABI), stroke, and complex cognitive needs. With a compassionate approach, Rachelle works closely with her clients to develop personalised treatment plans, aiming to enhance their independence, functional abilities, and overall well-being. Her expertise and dedication make her a valuable resource for those seeking support in their recovery and improvement of daily living skills.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Hampshire

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Postural management

Tanya

Hertfordshire, South East of England

Specialising in a wide range of adult disabilities, neurological conditions, and brain injury, Tanya works with adults of all ages to enhance their independence at home. Tanya is based in Hertfordshire, covering a client base across London, the Home Counties, and East Anglia. She has an extensive understanding of multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease, focusing on how a client can manage fatigue, pain, and activities of daily living.

Through her holistic approach, Tanya considers a client’s every need to ensure they have strategies to move safely around the home, whether with basic mobility aids or larger pieces of equipment, such as chairs and hoists. Tanya also ensures that families and carers are fully engaged in the process and understand how they can provide support. Similarly, Tanya can advise on Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) assessments.

Tanya’s experience in Housing & Equipment means she can recommend an extensive variety of specialist aids to help prevent falls, improve mobility, and enable the client to carry out daily tasks. These aids can in turn help reduce and manage fatigue and improve confidence moving around independently. Tanya also supports clients to regain and maintain access to the community, assessing their needs getting in and out of the home, and any equipment they might require when travelling in the community.

Tanya is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and belongs to a vast network of health professionals, providing ongoing personal development and learning.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, South of England, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, Suffolk

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, DFG Assessments, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Social integration, Postural management, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability

Clare

Hertfordshire, South East of England

Occupational Therapist Claire specializes in seating and postural management, functional rehabilitation, moving and handling, and neurological rehabilitation. With expertise in fine and gross motor skills and splinting, Claire addresses a wide range of conditions, including Frail Elderly, Neurology, Stroke, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Falls Risks, Spinal Injuries, Functional Upper Limb Problems, Activities of Daily Living, Seating and Positioning, Manual Handling, Equipment Provisions and Training, Community Re-integration, Dementia, and Bariatric Rehabilitation. Claire resides and practices in the South East of England, covering Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, and Middlesex. Her client-centered approach ensures tailored interventions to enhance independence and improve the overall well-being of individuals under her care.

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Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Splinting

Ganga

Kent, South East of England

Ganga is an expert Occupational Therapist, specialising in rehabilitation for both adults and children. She visits clients across the South East of England including Kent, Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, and towns in Surrey.

Ganga has over 10 years of experience working in various settings across the NHS and private practice, in acute units and within the community. She delivers assessments and interventions for clients with physical and mental health conditions, providing rehabilitation and treatment. This includes anxiety management and relaxation techniques, recommendations for aids and adaptations, and developing strategies for the client so they can carry out their daily life activities.

Ganga also works with children and their families, providing an integrated therapy service. Meeting the needs of children with complex conditions, Ganga provides sensory strategies, fine motor development, and advice on specialist seating to help the child reach their maximum potential.

She is committed to ensuring she delivers the highest standards of care to her clients and their families and will provide expert independent assessments and treatment programmes to clients in their own environment.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, London - South, London - East, Brighton

Specialisms

Neurological rehabilitation, Paediatrics

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Self care, Social integration

Gaya

Kent, South East of England

Based near Dover, Gaya is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with over 15 years of experience across both the NHS and private sector. She currently covers a client base across Kent, visiting clients in areas such as Folkestone, Canterbury, Margate, and Ashford. She specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation having achieved her MSc in the subject in 2012. Gaya has a breadth of experience in a range of neurological settings and with various neurological conditions including Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Post Concussive Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and Motor Neurone Disease.

Gaya uses an eclectic, person centred approach to maximise rehabilitation potential and to meet individuals' aspirations and needs. She strongly advocates evidenced based rehabilitation and covers various areas including Postural and Seating Management, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Upper Limb Rehabilitation, and Vocational Rehabilitation. She consistently uses patient centred, function orientated goals and sensitive outcome measures to demonstrate clients’ progress.

Gaya regularly updates her knowledge and skills with the current clinical research and evidence for Neuro Rehabilitation interventions. Gaya is flexible in her approach and very time efficient with her work with a great eye for details.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

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

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Postural management, Splinting, Wheelchair accreditation, TBI

Angela

Kent, South East of England

With over 10 years’ experience, Angela is an expert Occupational Therapist and Best Interest Assessor. She carries out assessments of clients with complex needs such as cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease, and Parkinson’s disease. She provides bespoke treatment plans to her clients and encourages maximum independence. Angela specialises in Housing & Equipment interventions, advising on aids and adaptations to support a client’s recovery and long-term needs.

Angela carries out assessments with her clients in their home environments for seating, moving and handling, rehousing, access, and disabled facilities grants, as well as for major home adaptations such as wet rooms, stair lifts, and vertical lifts.

Angela is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and their Specialist Section for Independent Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

BIA

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments

Donna

Kent, South East of England

Located in Sandwich, Kent, Donna visits clients across the South East of England. Donna has over 15 years’ experience and is a specialist in the field of trauma and orthopaedics. She works with clients who have injuries and conditions including spinal trauma, upper and lower limb fractures, amputees, polytraumas, fractured neck of femurs, and elective surgery such as hip and knee replacements.

Donna delivers comprehensive assessments and provides recommendations on suitable equipment provisions designed to enhance a client’s independence at home, prevent falls, and improve mobility. She works with clients, their family, and other healthcare professionals to develop bespoke treatment plans.

Donna is committed to her continued professional development, with a membership to the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and constantly seeking opportunities to gain knowledge and experience through training sessions and seminars.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Daily living skills, Self care

Ruth

Kent, South East of England

Ruth is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist, specialising in Functional Rehab, Housing & Equipment, and Moving & Handling. Ruth is located in Whitstable, Kent, visiting clients across the county and the South East. She has been practising as an OT for over 20 years, offering comprehensive assessments and tailored treatments designed around each client’s individual needs. Ruth has helped clients with a wide range of conditions, whether recovering from a traumatic injury or adjusting to life with a long-term impairment.

Ruth provides recommendations on suitable housing adaptations, both minor and major, as well as equipment provisions designed to aid a client’s independence at home. She considers a client’s individual circumstances and goals and makes recommendations based on their current situation as well as their longer-term needs. Ruth has worked with clients with a range of temporary disabilities and long-term conditions including stroke and dementia.

Ruth is a member of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists and has experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in order to deliver outstanding assessment and treatment.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment

Further qualifications

Certificate in Education

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Social integration

Stacey

Kent, South East of England

Stacey is an expert OT based in Canterbury, covering a large client base across Kent and the South-East. Specialising in Functional Rehab, Stacey has over 10 years of experience and vast clinical knowledge. She helps clients with a range of physical and neurological conditions including brain injury, stroke, spinal injuries, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s.

Delivering specialist assessments and interventions, Stacey works collaboratively with clients and their families to set personalised goals and tailored therapy programmes. She supports clients following an injury, helping them to regain mobility and confidence and return to their maximum level of independence. Stacey also helps clients with progressive conditions, working with the client, their families, and carers to support long-term independence where possible. Stacey advises on equipment provisions and housing adaptations to support with activities of daily living. She is also experienced in manual handling assessments, manual handling plans, and the implementation of hoist training for informal carers.

Stacey is a dedicated OT and committed to her continued professional development. She has completed a Postgraduate module in Solution Focused Therapy and specialist training in complex seating assessments and upper limb rehabilitation. She is also a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section in Independent Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Self care, Postural management, TBI

Laura

Kent, South East of England

OT Laura works in Southeast England (Kent) specialising in Seating and Postural Management, Functional and Neurological Rehabilitation, and Moving & Handling. Laura enjoys working with adults providing Vocational Rehabilitation, and Cognitive and Perceptual assessments following a Neurological event, (specialising in Strokes) to improve Fatigue, ADLs and Gross & Fine Motor Skills of the Upper Limbs. She has worked with Brain Tumours, Inattention, Parkinson’s Disease, and Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.

Laura is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with a wealth of experience (over 20 years) and is dedicated to providing tailored therapy plans and has a 'can do' approach. She enjoys independent practice because she is able to promote optimal outcomes for individuals.

To maintain her knowledge and skills she continues to read and research clinical subject matters, and she attends, arranges, and delivers training sessions and conferences.

She has been instrumental in developing Stroke services in Medway and Swale, and although Laura's more recent skills have been in Stroke rehabilitation, Laura's skills are readily transferable to other client groups.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, East Sussex, Kent

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Visual perception, Planning & execution

Ronda

Kent, South East of England

Occupational Therapist Ronda specializes in functional and neurological rehabilitation and moving and handling. She serves clients in the South East of England, including London, Sussex, Essex, Kent, and Surrey.

With a breadth of experience in General Medicine, Accident and Emergency, Stroke, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Older People's Inpatient/Community Rehabilitation, and Palliative Care, Ronda strives for excellence in both care and rehabilitation. Her diverse background enables her to be flexible and adaptable to individuals' rehabilitation needs, ensuring a personalized and effective approach to therapy.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, London - Central, London - South

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, Splinting, TBI

Amelia

Kent, South East of England

Functional Rehabilitation OT Amelia works across the South East of England where she specialises in Housing & Equipment, Seating & Postural Management and Moving & Handling. Amelia has experience working with Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross Motor skills, Balance and Co-ordination, and Neurological conditions such as Spinal injury, Parkinson's disease, Motor Neurone disease, Multiple sclerosis or Huntington's disease.

Since working in senior community rehabilitation positions, Amelia has gained vast experience of working with adults with many conditions, including those with severe and complex needs. She prioritises, assess and implements treatment to achieve holistic, therapeutic and patient centred goals for all of her clients.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Danielle

Kent, South East of England

Occupational Therapist Danielle specializes in functional rehabilitation and neurological rehabilitation, with expertise in fatigue management, routine planning, daily living skills, gross and fine motor skills, visual perception, planning and execution, postural management, mental health, and traumatic brain injury.

Based in Kent in the South East of England, Danielle also extends her services to London, East Sussex, and Surrey.

With 17 years of experience, Danielle is an autonomous decision-maker, providing trusted and specialist therapy in both clinical and community settings. She proactively works with healthcare professionals, organizations, and charities to optimize patient outcomes. Danielle is a flexible and compassionate individual with excellent problem-solving skills, creative thinking, and a passion for advocating for her clients. She builds rapport through empathy, active listening, and patient-goal centered planning, demonstrating her commitment to the clients she supports. Importantly, Danielle is passionate about learning and welcomes new opportunities in her field.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, East Sussex, Kent, Surrey

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

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

Leroy

Kent, South East of England

Specializing in housing and equipment, seating and postural management, and moving and handling, Leroy is a dedicated Occupational Therapist who focuses on the South East of England, specifically Kent and London. Throughout his career, Leroy has centered his efforts on enhancing mobility, identifying and prescribing essential equipment needs, and promoting independence for a diverse clientele. His wealth of experience includes working with various conditions, such as Musculoskeletal disorders (Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Joint injuries or replacements), Neurological Conditions (Stroke, Parkinson's disease, Multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s), and Cardiovascular ailments (heart disease, Hypertension), showcase his commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals facing these challenges.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

South East of England, Kent, London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East, London - West

Specialisms

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

Further qualifications

Train the trainer

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Self care

Jumi

Kent, South East of England

As an independent occupational therapist based in Kent, Jumi brings expertise in housing and equipment modifications, specialising in optimising home environments for clients with diverse needs such as acute neurological impairment rehabilitation. Through a client-centred approach, Jumi strives to create positive and meaningful impacts on individuals' lives by facilitating functional and comfortable home environments. With a focus on assessing functional abilities and activities of daily living (ADLs), Jumi specialises in minor and major home modifications, advising on bathroom modifications, ramps, platform steps, rails, training how to use wheelchairs and scooters, and assessing clients for seating and postural requirements. Conducting thorough ADL assessments, Jumi ensures personalized solutions that enhance a client's independence and quality of life. Jumi provides equipment-based OT assessments and collaborates effectively with clients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to identify and address environmental barriers. Proficient in implementing both minor and major home modifications, Jumi provides valuable insights into fatigue management and energy conservation, contributing to holistic client care.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Kent

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation, Housing and Equipment

Nikki

Middlesex, South East of England

Located in Middlesex, Nikki travels to Brentford, Enfield, Hounslow, Uxbridge and Wembley, as well as in and around London, delivering assessments to clients at home. Her expertise is in Housing & Equipment, Moving & Handling, and Seating & Postural Management. Nikki is dedicated to providing expert care, working with her clients to increase their independence within the home environment and improve their overall quality of life. Within the NHS, social services, and the private sector, Nikki has treated clients with a variety of clinical needs, including orthopaedic conditions, neurological conditions, and amputees.

Working with the client and their family, Nikki will identify and recommend minor and major housing adaptations, equipment, seating and moving and handling needs. She works closely with local authorities, housing associations, equipment suppliers, surveyors, and architects to ensure the needs of the client are being met and a high quality service is provided.

Nikki maintains a high level of professional development and regularly attends equipment exhibitions to ensure that she is aware of new developments.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East, London - West

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Visual perception, Self care

Our private OT’s in Sussex

The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services throughout the Sussex region as well as nationwide. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the entire Sussex region including Brighton, Chichester, Crawley, Eastbourne and Horsham.

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 private Sussex therapists cover every area of OT, including paediatrics, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, neurological or functional rehabilitation 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 Sussex team from their profiles above. 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 Sussex 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

Disabling tiredness

Addressing the debilitating effect of fatigue to improve motivation, energy and engagement with day-to-day life

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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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Personal care & dressing

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

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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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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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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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Seating - wheelchairs & comfy chairs

Practical advice and solutions for seating including wheelchairs and comfy seating

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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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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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Low motivation (strategies)

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

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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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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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Cooking & household activities

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

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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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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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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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Planning activities

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

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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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Visual perceptual skills

A child’s ability to process what they see and respond with meaningful movement

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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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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost 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

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

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