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Yana Albino -

Yana is a highly specialist Occupational Therapist with more than 14 years’ experience of working with adults and children with complex neurological and physical disabilities. Yana has a Postgraduate Certificate in Posture Management and has worked at specialist services in London and Oxford and in a variety of community and rehabilitation settings.

Key Areas Of Expertise

  • Posture Management assessment and therapeutic treatment planning.
  • Assessment and prescription of wheelchairs and special seating for children and adults with differing needs and abilities.
  • Assessment and prescription of equipment to support 24-hour Posture Management; including special seating, night-time positioning, orthotics and equipment to enhance an inclusive lifestyle.
  • Training families and carers in Posture Management.
  • Powered wheelchair assessment and training.

Location

Yana is based in Oxfordshire and works for ILS in Central South England, Midlands and South East. She can offer flexibility in treatment to suit the needs of the client, including weekend appointments

Professional Information

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Brunel University
MSc Postural Management for people with complex neurological disabilities
Membership of the British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
Membership of the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
Member of the College of Occupational Therapist, Specialist Section in Independent Practice (COTSS-IP)
Membership of the Posture Mobility Group UK (PMGUK)

Career to Date

Posture and Seating Advisor with ILS – Providing comprehensive assessment and intervention for people with complex physical health needs, including assessment of 24-hour specialist equipment, including wheelchairs, seating and sleep systems.

Yana has extensive experience of working as a senior clinician within specialist wheelchair and seating services, special schools, adult neuro-rehabilitation and community settings. She has worked at specialist tertiary services, including the Oxford Centre for Enablement and the Royal Hospital for neurodisability, Putney in London.

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