Emma is a HCPC registered Occupational Therapist who qualified in 2002 from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen with a BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy. She has worked in community and clinical settings with both children and adults with a wide range of disabilities.
Emma has specialised in paediatrics since 2004, where she has worked as a Senior Occupational Therapist working with children from birth to nineteen with complex needs.
Emma has many years’ experience of working with children who have a wide variety of complex medical and physical conditions. She is a client focused practitioner who uses her excellent organizational skills to work efficiently to meet her client’s goals and enable them to achieve their long term aims.
Case Management of children with complex needs, Occupational Therapy.
Hampshire, West Sussex, Dorset, Wiltshire and Surrey.
2012 – Current Case Manager/Occupational Therapist with Independent Living Solutions.
March 2012 – July 2013 Lead Occupational Therapist for the Children’s occupational therapy service at Southampton Children’s Hospital. Managing the day to day running of the occupational therapy service and intervention with children with a wide range of disabilities and health needs. Clinically responsible for the treatment of children with neurological conditions.
May 2008 –March 2012 Specialist paediatric Occupational Therapist in neurology, providing assessment and treatment to children with acquired brain injury and neurological conditions in both the hospital and community settings. This includes assessment and equipment provision and manual handling advice for children with complex multi-factorial needs at home and school.
September 2004- April 2008 Senior paediatric Occupational Therapist working with children from Birth to nineteen, providing specialist equipment, adaptations and manual handling advice for children in their own homes.
June 2002 – August 2004 Community Occupational Therapist, providing specialist equipment and adaptations to both children and adults with a wide range of disabilities.
Emma is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in a varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions covering the following areas: