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Occupational Therapist working with Young Adults
I have worked extensively with adults and use a logical considered approach and creative thinking to solve the often diverse and complex issues arising from ABI. I am skilled at quickly establishing a rapport with clients to establish their wishes and to advocate for them.
2003 to 2009 Senior Occupational Therapist for Surrey PCT in the Community Stroke Team based at Milford Hospital, Godalming. This post involved Jessica working with a Physiotherapist colleague to establish a new service to support early transfer of care from inpatient to community settings; this is now a highly successful 10 strong team of Therapists and Nurses providing a service to around 70 patients per year.
2001 to 2003 Senior Occupational Therapist for Priory Healthcare at Unsted Park Hospital Brain Injury Unit, Godalming, Surrey; this work included assessment of individuals with cognitive deficits following brain injury and implementation of individual and group treatment programmes. She also took an active role in service development including training and supervision for Support Workers and Therapy Assistants.
Jessica is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd covering the following areas: