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An empathetic, client centred approach enables me to develop and maintain good working relationships with clients and their families. I am a strong advocate for my clients, with a focus on their best interests and choices. I work with clients, their families, and the teams around them to promote development of the client’s full potential in all areas of daily life.
2007 to 2011 Occupational Therapist, Employed by Action for Children with a special responsibility for wheelchairs and seating at Penhurst School, Chipping Norton. Students at Penhurst had severe to profound learning difficulties and severe physical disabilities.
1991 to 2008 Occupational Therapist Employed by the Treloar Trust at Treloar’s School in Alton, Hampshire. Students at Treloar’s had a range of physical and cognitive abilities. Amanda’s work involved the assessment of students in all areas of life including; personal care, educational access, seating and mobility, leisure, domestic and community skills. Also involved the prescription of appropriate equipment and training in specific skills to increase independence. Amanda worked closely with carers, therapists of other disciplines, teachers, learning support assistants and rehabilitation engineers. She supervised other staff within the Occupational Therapy team.
Experienced in seating and wheelchairs for complex needs.
Experienced in the development of independence skills in teenagers and young adults with a range of physical and cognitive abilities.
Amanda is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd covering the following areas: