Buckinghamshire, West Midlands
Serving the West Midlands region, including Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, and Nottinghamshire, Benedicta is a dedicated occupational therapist specialising in Functional Rehab and Housing & Equipment solutions. With expertise in conducting Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) assessments and enhancing daily living skills, she has a proven track record of working with the elderly population affected by progressive physical conditions such as stroke, joint replacements, cancer, Parkinson's, arthritis, fractures, falls, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Benedicta's passion lies in empowering individuals to regain independence and improve their quality of life. She combines compassionate care with evidence-based interventions to help clients adapt their living environments and maximise their functional abilities.
Shropshire, West Midlands
Rachel is a Paediatric OT based in Shrewsbury, visiting clients across the West Midlands and Wales, including Birmingham, Liverpool, and Wolverhampton. She provides specialist assessments and treatments for children and their families in both home and school settings. Rachel specialises in Sensory Integration and autism, but works with children with a wide range of conditions and needs including, Down’s syndrome, learning difficulties, ADHD, and anxiety disorders.
Throughout her career, Rachel has acquired a strong skillset to support with a child’s development. These include Makaton training, using signs and gestures alongside speech to enhance communication, and motivational interviewing. Rachel focuses on enhancing a child’s self-care skills so that they can act independently at home, this includes activities such as dressing, washing, and feeding. Rachel also works with a child to support community access and social integration, aiming to ensure that a child has all of the opportunities available to them at school and in the wider community.
Rachel is a member of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists and regularly completes additional qualifications to enhance her knowledge and skillset.
Shropshire, West Midlands
Specialising in Paediatrics, Lorna is an experienced OT based in Shropshire. She visits clients across the West Midlands including Cheshire, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and Stoke-on-Trent. Lorna has practiced in the field of paediatrics for over 15 years, supporting children with a wide range of conditions including autism, developmental delay, and learning disabilities.
Lorna works with children in both home and school settings, offering bespoke treatment programmes tailored to the child’s individual needs. She principally supports with motor and sensory difficulties including handwriting, fine and gross motor skills, self-care tasks, and behavioural management.
Although primarily focused on Paediatrics, Lorna is also experienced in Housing and Equipment and Functional Rehabilitation assessments for adults. She delivers expert advice on a range of client needs, from equipment provisions, daily living skills, return to work programmes, and motivational interviewing.
Lorna is committed to her continued professional development, undertaking a wide range of post-graduate courses in areas such as Motivational Interviewing, Coaching, Sensory Integration level 1 and 2, and Cognitive Orientation.
West Midlands, Wales, Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Powys, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton
Paediatrics, Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation
Sensory Integration, CO-OP Practitioner
Motivational interviewing, Counselling, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation
Staffordshire, West Midlands
Based in Staffordshire, just south of Stoke-on-Trent, Amy is a highly experienced OT specialising in Housing & Equipment. She covers a client base across the Midlands, offering expert housing assessments and recommendations. Amy has worked in this field for over 15 years, supporting adults with a wide range of physical disabilities and conditions often with secondary sensory and cognitive needs.
Amy conducts holistic assessments of a client’s functional needs in the home and strives to maximise their level of independence. This includes their ability to safely and confidently undertake activities of daily living such as cooking and cleaning. Amy can recommend both minor and major housing adaptations to suit the client’s individual needs. Amy has particular expertise working with older adults, supporting with mobility and home adaptations. She has also undertaken specialist training in dementia awareness. Amy is skilled in complex manual handling, including specific training in bariatric moving & handling. She can also advise on Disability Facilities Grants and Personal Independence Payments, having had experience as a Disability Assessor in the past.
Amy is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section in Independent Practice.
North West England, West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, South East of England, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Kent, Leicestershire, Merseyside, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Coventry, Nottingham, Leicester, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Derby
Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Housing and Equipment
DFG Assessments, PIPs, Daily living skills
Staffordshire, West Midlands
Helen is a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in Neurological Rehabilitation. She has worked in acute, rehabilitation, and community settings working closely with a variety of other healthcare professionals. Helen works with clients with a range of conditions such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, Guillain Barre, multiple sclerosis, and Huntington’s disease. She has particular expertise in cognitive assessment and rehabilitation, helping clients with concentration, memory, planning, and problem solving. Helen is located just outside of Watford and visits clients across London, Hertfordshire, and Buckinghamshire.
With post qualifying training in BOBATH techniques, splinting and casting, and posture and seating, Helen works with clients to help them achieve their goals by providing tailor made therapy programmes.
Helen is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists including the Specialist Section for Neurological Practice.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent
Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Splinting, Wheelchair accreditation, TBI
Warwickshire, West Midlands
Based in Warwickshire, Paula delivers specialist assessments to clients at home, travelling to Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, Warwick, and Stratford-on-Avon. With over 20 years’ experience, Paula specialises in both Neurological and Functional Rehabilitation, as well as Vocational Rehabilitation with adult clients.
Paula has experience of working in acute hospitals, community hospitals, specialist neuro-rehabilitation centres, as well as being part of a community neuro-rehab team. She works with clients with various conditions including traumatic and acquired brain injury, stroke, visual impairment, as well as fatigue management. She has a particular interest in working with clients who experience cognitive or behavioural difficulties due to brain injury.
Specialising in Vocational Rehabilitation, Paula helps clients by getting them back into work after sustaining traumatic brain injury or orthopaedic injuries. Visiting her client at home or in work, Paula provides detailed assessments and treatment programmes, with an aim to help her client reach realistic and achievable goals.
Paula is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections in Independent Practice, Work, and Neurological Practice.
West Midlands, East Midlands, South East of England, Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Vocational Rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, TBI
Warwickshire, West Midlands
Having worked with clients in various health care settings, Anne has gained over 30 years’ experience in the areas of Rehabilitation and Housing & Equipment. She works with adult clients in their homes, covering the West and East Midlands including Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, and Warwick. Anne has worked in various clinical settings, treating clients with neurological, orthopaedic, and physical conditions.
Anne delivers expert assessments, working closely with the client and their family to create a bespoke treatment plan which aims to improve their function and quality of life. Within the treatment plan, Anne will often recommend assistive equipment and housing adaptations to maximise a person’s independence within their home and community. She provides assistance and guidance on the most appropriate seating solutions, including wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Where appropriate, Anne undertakes workplace assessments and will put together a return to work programme for her client, helping them gain skills and make their workplace more accessible. Anne is also skilled in carrying out Blue Badge and mobility assessments, as well as gaining a Train the Trainer qualification.
Anne continues her professional development to enhance her clinical skills, including her membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections in Independent Practice and Work.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham
Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Housing and Equipment
Train the trainer
Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care
Warwickshire, West Midlands
An Occupational Therapist with over 30 years’ experience, Kate specialises in Housing & Equipment, as well as providing Moving & Handling support to adult clients. She has built up an excellent understanding and knowledge of housing needs, from basic equipment to larger home adaptations. Kate is based in Stratford-upon-Avon and visits clients across the Midlands.
Since qualifying, Kate has worked with clients in physical and mental equipment, helping clients in regaining independence and living safely within their home. Kate works with clients with various medical conditions including arthritis, cardiac conditions, respiratory conditions, diabetes and cancer. Working collaboratively with the client and their family, Kate provides expert advice and support to help her client reach their rehabilitation goals and live a life to its maximum potential. This includes the provision of specialist equipment, recommendations of minor and major adaptations, and providing safer moving and handling techniques. She will also provide mobility and Blue Badge assessments where necessary.
Kate is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections in Independent Practice, ensuring her clinical knowledge is kept up to date.
West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, South of England, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Coventry
Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling
DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care, Postural management, Anxiety management & relaxation
West Midlands, West Midlands
Janet works Birmingham in the West Midlands as an Occupational Therapist specialising in Housing, and Postural Management, Vocational Rehabilitation, Minor & Major Adaptations, Manual Handling, Seating, Hand Therapy, Splinting and Single-handed care. She is experienced in Neurology, Musculoskeletal conditions, Learning Disability; Auto Immune Diseases, Congenital Disorders, Sight and Hearing loss, Fatigue, Anxiety, Pain and Psychosomatic Presentation.
Janet qualified in 1991 as an OT but her other work have included, for example, research as part of the government Pathways to Work project, work design and ergonomic evaluations for industrial employers and the Civil Service in order to enhance safety and productivity in the workplace. Notably, she was one of the first practitioners in the UK to develop this kind of service and her work has been published in Occupational Therapy News. Additionally, Janet undertook a Masters’ degree in Work Design and Ergonomics (2001) and then went on to specialise further in Occupational Therapy in Occupational Health.
West Midlands, West Midlands
OT Surinder has expertise in housing & equipment, functional rehabilitation, and moving & handling. Based in the West Midlands, Surinder serves the areas of Staffordshire, Derby and Wolverhampton. With a passion for helping individuals recover and improve their quality-of-life, Surinder specialises in stroke rehabilitation, palliative care, physical injuries, adult amputations, cognitive impairments, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and muscular dystrophy.
Surinder's client-centered approach focuses on designing personalised treatment plans to address the unique needs of each individual. By working closely with clients, their families, and other healthcare professionals, she ensures that her interventions are tailored and effective.
Worcestershire, West Midlands
Tracy is a specialist Occupational Therapist, delivering expert Neurological Rehabilitation for adult clients. She is based in Worcestershire, treating clients at home and visiting them in the areas of Dudley, Evesham, Kidderminster, and Worcester.
Tracy treats clients with a variety of conditions including traumatic and acquired brain injury, stroke, executive planning difficulties, and mental health needs. She delivers functional and cognitive based assessments in the client's own environment, identifying their goals to help them increase their independence. Involving the client's family and carers within the treatment plan, Tracy will encourage and motivate her client to reach their maximum potential and be confident in their everyday activities.
Tracy also treats clients who present with challenging behaviours and will recommended and provide intervention for mental health and emotional needs. This includes working on social communication and independent living skills, as well as vocational rehabilitation and helping the client return to work.
She maintains active professional development through her membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section in Work.
West Midlands, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Coventry
Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation
Motivational interviewing, PIPs, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Planning & execution, Self care, TBI
Worcestershire, West Midlands
Marie is an experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist visiting clients across the Midlands including Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, and Oxfordshire. Specialising in neurological conditions, Marie has worked with clients with a range of conditions such as cerebral palsy, Downs Syndrome, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, acquired brain injury, learning disability, and complex needs.
Marie has over 20 years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist in both the NHS and the private sector. Marie is used to multi-disciplinary working and works well supporting families, carers, and therapy support staff to implement treatment and rehabilitation programmes. Marie is a trained Bobath Therapist and has experience of working with children with complex therapy and equipment needs.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire
Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
Birmingham, West Midlands
Laura has over 20 years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist, with extensive knowledge in the field of neurology and acquired brain injury. She works with adults and children with a diverse range of disabilities and conditions including acquired and traumatic brain injuries, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, and brain tumours. Laura is based just outside of Birmingham, visiting clients across the Midlands including Leicester, Nottingham, and Stoke-on-Trent.
Laura delivers holistic assessments and interventions, considering a client’s personal goals and maximum potential. She supports with a range of needs such as cognitive deficits, visual and perceptual impairments, postural management, splinting, wheelchair needs, behaviour difficulties, speech and communication difficulties, and sensory impairments.
Laura is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and their Specialist Section for Neurological Practice.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management, Neurological rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Splinting
Paediatric OT Lynsey specialises in sensory integration and supports children with complex conditions, including learning disabilities, developmental coordination disorder, Autism Complex Eating Difficulties, Down's Syndrome, Behavioural Difficulties. Lynsey is a specialist in fine and gross motor skills and handwriting. Her experience and person-centred approach make her an invaluable asset to children and families in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton.
Her expertise in these areas enables her to provide tailored interventions that address the specific needs of each child she works with. 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. Lynsey is passionate about empowering children to achieve their full potential. She has a particular interest in helping children to develop the skills and strategies they need to succeed academically and socially.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Derby
Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
Based just outside of Birmingham, Alison visits clients across the Midlands including Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and Gloucestershire. With over 10 years of experience in Occupational Therapy, Alison provides expert assessments and interventions. She specialises in progressive neurological conditions supporting with rehabilitation needs, housing adaptations and equipment, and where required, return to work planning. She is experienced helping clients with conditions such as motor neurone disease, cancer, Huntington’s disease, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, and COPD and other respiratory conditions.
Alison is highly skilled in palliative care and is passionate about improving the quality of life for people with life-limiting conditions. She has experience working with clients of all ages including paediatrics, adults and the elderly and is committed to improving her client’s independence at home. She is skilled in identifying areas of functional difficulty within the home environment and can provide recommendations for supportive equipment and adaptations designed to maximise a client’s potential. Alison is also particularly knowledgeable in assistive technology and enabling her clients to use computers, mobile phones, tablets, and their television.
Alison in a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists as well as their Specialist Section for Independent Practice. She maintains her continual professional development through regular attendance at conferences and seminars designed to enhance her clinical practice.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Bristol, Coventry, Wolverhampton
Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation
Birmingham, West Midlands
Katy is a dedicated Occupational Therapist specialising in pediatrics, sensory integration, and sensory attachment. With a focus on improving daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, and anxiety management, Katy works with clients in the West Midlands, East Midlands, including Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry, and Derby.
Her expertise extends to working with children with conditions such as autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, and behavioral difficulties. Katy's compassionate approach aims to support clients in overcoming challenges, promoting their well-being and enhancing their quality of life.
Through evidence-based interventions and personalized treatment plans, Katy empowers her clients to reach their full potential and achieve their goals. She is committed to providing holistic and client-centered care, ensuring that each individual's unique needs are addressed with sensitivity and understanding.
West Midlands, East Midlands, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Birmingham, Coventry, Derby
Sensory Integration, Sensory Attachment Therapy
Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability
Birmingham, West Midlands
Lucy is based in Sutton Coldfield, just outside of Birmingham, visiting clients across the West Midlands including Wolverhampton, Coventry, and Stafford. With over 15 years’ experience, Lucy is a specialist OT in Functional Rehabilitation with particular expertise working with older adults. Lucy completes comprehensive assessments that identify a client’s every need around the home and community, supporting with a range of needs caused by conditions or injuries including orthopaedic trauma, respiratory conditions, cancer, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer’s, and other progressive conditions.
Lucy works with clients to help them manage day-to-day life, planning effective routines and safely undertaking activities of daily living such as cooking and cleaning. Lucy creates tailored rehabilitation plans and recommends minor equipment aids to manage fatigue, pain, and breathlessness. Lucy has an extensive product knowledge of complex disability aids and adaptations, supporting with a wide range of client needs both in the home and when out and about. Lucy’s principal aim is to help every client regain their previous level of function or adapt to their new one.
Birmingham, West Midlands
With a career spanning over 15 years, Catherine is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist who has worked across a variety of clinical specialisms. She is passionate about working with clients who have a range of physical and cognitive impairments but her specialist clinical areas include adults with amputations, trauma or orthopaedic surgery, falls amongst the elderly, dementia, diabetes, and peripheral neuropathy. Catherine is based in Solihull and visits clients across the West Midlands including Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, and Worcester.
Catherine works with clients and supports their families or carers to help them reach their maximum level of independence and personal goals. This may include assessments for equipment aids, falls prevention, moving and handling plans, setting treatment plans for daily care activities, cognitive rehabilitation, and wheelchair access at home and in the community. Catherine is also developing her skills within Neuro Rehabilitation, supporting clients with spinal and brain injuries.
Catherine is committed to continuing her professional development to ensure her skills are up-to-date in providing the best treatment possible.
The OT Practice provides private occupational therapy services in and around Worcestershire as well as the rest of the UK. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the entire Worcestershire region including Dudley, Evesham, Kidderminster and Worcester.
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 Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire team from their profiles above. 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 throughout Worcestershire 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.
I was so nervous, but your therapist was lovely, she explained everything to me; and was very thorough. Bless her, she even made me a drink before leaving! Thank you!An OT Practice client
Thanks so much to both you and Claire for a really excellent report. It is very detailed and having run through it with the client she was also very pleased with it.Solicitor for a family in EHCP tribunal
The training session gave great insight into challenges faced by some children. Allowing us to ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ will surely help us create exciting ways in which to provide a wider and more purposeful range of activities in our OT sessionsClassroom Assistant
Individual assessments have been professionally and sensitively conducted resulting in personalised programmes of exercises to aid and encourage independence. The OT Practice offers many services - we are delighted to be working in partnership with such a friendly, passionate and professional company.Sunrise
The OT Practice is always helpful and efficient but what really stands them apart is their willingness to allocate the right person to the task at hand. For example, we had an elderly client who struggled to engage with a younger therapist and upon request, The OT Practice provided an ideal person to meet the client’s needs.HCML