BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
Coverage: South East England
Since qualifying as an Occupational Therapist in 2000 Lottie has developed her skills and knowledge through working in a range of clinical areas with individuals with a variety of diagnoses and impairments and has extensive experience of completing holistic assessments as part of a client centred approach to intervention. Lottie works with clients who have sustained brain injury, spinal cord injury or other complex orthopaedic and neurological conditions.
Throughout her career as an Occupational Therapist, Lottie has managed complex cases and completed home assessments to ensure patients are effectively supported within their home environments. In her clinical work Lottie has experience of working with patients with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments due to conditions including traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic injuries, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and dementia. She also has extensive skills and experience of working with the families and informal care networks of her patients including at times of stress and decision making regarding future care and living/accommodation needs.
Throughout her involvement with her clients she consistently advocates on their behalf and ensures their care and choice remain at the centre of her practice. Lottie has excellent working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act, assessing capacity as part of her daily practice to guide and support intervention with patients and has attended training on Safeguarding (Adult), liaising with relevant professionals and making referrals when required.
Lottie is a State Registered Occupational Therapist, a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM).