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Ian Conyers -

Ian is a highly specialist Occupational Therapist with more than 20 years’ experience of working in the field of complex neurological and physical disabilities. He specialises in working with adolescents, young and older adults and their families. He has worked both with individuals with complex support needs and people able to achieve greater degrees of independence.

Key Areas of Expertise Include

  • Experienced in the assessment and rehabilitation of individuals with neurological conditions, including cerebral palsy, acquired or traumatic brain injuries, stroke and neuro-developmental disorders
  • Specific interest in cognitive, sensory and behavioural difficulties and their impact upon a person’s everyday function and social support
  • Enhancing a person’s quality of life and their engagement in meaningful activities
  • Promoting multi-disciplinary working, shared goals and effective inter-disciplinary communication
  • Working in conjunction with other organisations, including health, educational, employment and voluntary services
  • Assessment of equipment to enhance daily living and recreation/leisure
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and employment support
  • Training carers and support staff

Professional Information

Diploma in Occupational Therapy – York University

Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies – Southampton University

BSc Psychology – Open University

MSc Quality of Life – Huddersfield University

Diploma/Adv. Diplomas Counselling Skills

Best Interests Assessor qualification.

Professional Membership

Member of British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)

Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)

HCPC Registered – Registration number OT07880

Career to Date

Ian has extensive experience of working as a senior clinician and clinical specialist within health and social care settings – both statutory and private. He has had responsibility for managing other clinical professionals and support staff and has many years’ experience of providing training for professional and non-professional staff.

Location

Ian is based near Leeds and works for Rehabilitation Solutions in the North. He can offer flexibility in arrangements to suit the needs of the client and their families, including evening appointments. He is happy to regularly travel up to 15 miles from his base location (LS29) for regular appointments, and up to 50 miles for one-off assessments.

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