Dedicated, experienced Occupational Therapist with a decade of experience in various settings including home health care, hospital stroke unit and a rehabilitation center.Able to develop treatment plans and make recommendations to the patient and their family, always with respect for the individual.
Strong observational skills
Clear communication with patients and their families
Thorough progress reports
October 2011 to September 2014 Moston Home Health Care Â– Moston, MCH Occupational Therapist
Worked with a variety of patients, from assisting the elderly to live independently to providing intervention therapy to children with developmental disabilities.
Observed patients performing daily tasks, conducted interviews and reviewed their medical historey.
Developed individual treatment plans and specific goals.
Performed home evaluations to identify improvements.
Educated family members regarding patient care.
July 2005 to September 2011 Biltmore Community Hospital, Stroke Unit Â– Manchester, UK Occupational Therapist
Usually began working with stroke victims within two-to-three days after stroke to take full advantage of neuroplasticity.
Helped patients relearn daily activities and self-care skills like feeding, dressing and personal grooming.
Incorporated visual recovery exercises in cases of partial blindness as a complication of stroke.
January 2004 to June 2005 Henderson Rehabilitation Center Â– Collyhurts, MCH Occupational Therapist Assistant
Recommended adaptive devices to assist with mobility and daily tasks, like eating and functioning more independently. Showed patients how to properly use the equipment.
Prepared reports for health care team.
2006 National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy Registered Occupational Therapist 2005 University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire Master of Science, Occupational Therapy 2003 Henderson Rehabilitation Centre Fieldwork