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Sarah Francome -

Sarah graduated from St Loyes School of Occupational Therapy, Exeter, in 1986. She has extensive experience of working as an occupational therapist and this has enabled her to develop an awareness of the difficulties associated with illness and disability for children/young people and their families.

Through working within multidisciplinary teams she has developed a good understanding of the importance of an integrated approach centering on the needs of the child/young person and their family.

Highlighted Areas of Experience / Specialism

  • Case Manager and Occupational Therapist with children and young people of varying diagnosis.
  • Expertise includes housing adaptations, moving and handling, equipment provision and postural management.

Professional Membership

Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)

Member of the College of Occupational Therapist Specialist Sections:-

  • Children and Young People
  • Independent Practitioners
  • Housing

Member of the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM)

Member of the Case Management Society of the United Kingdom (CMSUK)

Career to Date

Case Manager / Occupational Therapist, Moving and Handling Advisor for Independent Living Solutions Ltd (ILS).

Children’s Occupational Therapist, Swindon Social Services.

Carer’s Project Co-ordinator. Establishing, developing and coordinating a service which provides respite for parents of children/young people with a physical disability and/or medical condition. This included recruiting and supervising a team of Support Workers.

Children’s Occupational Therapist, Swindon Social Services.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist at Sadler Child Development Unit, responsibilities including occupational therapy assessment as part of multi-disciplinary assessment. Occupational therapy assessment including equipment, and treatment provision at two local Special Schools and within mainstream education. Occupational Therapist, Twyver Unit, Gloucester. Assessment unit for people with a learning disability.

Occupational Therapist, Twyver Unit, Gloucester. Assessment unit for people with a learning disability.

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