Karen Warren's profile

Karen Warren Occupational Therapy, BSc (Hons) Membership to Royal College of OT People Handling key trainers certificate ROSPA level 4 Postural and seating management

Occupational Therapy Services

I have over 13 years’ Occupational Therapy experience and am well-established specialising in equipment, housing, environmental adaptations, moving and handling, postural management and seating assessment with children and adults. I am a passionate and motivated OT who will complete a holistic assessment and report aiming to facilitate independent living, activity participation and maximising clients' potential.

I have worked with Local Authorities, prescribing appropriate equipment, completing risk assessments and advising on minor or major environmental adaptations. She has worked closely with architects to give a functional perspective on new-builds and garden designs.  She has knowledge of telecare and memory equipment allowing clients to remain safe and comfortable in their own homes.

I have experience working alongside Paediatrics and Adults with significant and complex needs within a school environment ensuring children can interact with their environment, often involving the provision of appropriate seating and/or assistive technology.  I have held clinics for mobility assessments for applicants applying for the Blue Badge.

I worked within the Reablement Service involved setting goals with clients to support re-establishing meaningful activity following traumatic events.  The client-base demanded a multi-disciplinary approach and often cases required best interest decisions.  I gathered confident in my ability to assist making these decisions, employing a positive risk-taking approach enabling clients with fluctuating capacity to return home with a good holistic strategy, including therapy, equipment and packages of care.

During the Covid-19 pandemic I volunteered within our local community and have been nominated for a Coronavirus Hero Award.

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Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons), Best Interest Assessor for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (Core subject at Msc ) and Leadership and Management Skills (Core subject at Msc) RoSPA level 4 People handling and risk assessment key trainers certificate.

Contact Karen Warren

Phone: 07840 945636

Email: [email protected]




  • Child or adolescent
  • Adult 25 +
  • Young person (18-25)
  • Older person (65+)
  • Case Management
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Professional Supervision
  • Paediatrics
  • Advice about access, bathroom &/or kitchen adaptations or equipment Home adaptations for independent living
  • Advice around specialist equipment or in modifying your home to maximise independence
  • Falls prevention
  • Telecare and Telehealth expertise
  • Assessments for Disabled Facilities Grants
  • Specialist seating expertise
  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Long term conditions management in the community
  • Oncology & Palliative Care or Condition Management
  • Brain or Spinal Injury expertise
  • Trauma & Orthopedics expertise
  • Sensory Impairment expertise
  • Learning Disability or Autism in adults
  • Therapeutic assessment, support and intervention for memory problems
  • Support with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias
  • Paediatric disability assessments and parental support
  • Specialist seating/equipment for children
  • Neurological conditions expertise
  • Assessment, advice and support for children
  • Autism expertise
  • Cerebral Palsy expertise
  • Education, Health & Care (EHC) plans: advice/assessment
  • Work/health promo/training/H&S e.g. DSE Risk Assessment, Manual Handling training, stress prevention/education
  • Ergonomic Assessment/industrial/office/vehicle seating/equipment advice
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Case management after a catastrophic injury
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Single handed care reviews for Local Authorities or Care Homes
  • Reduction in Local Authority waiting lists
  • Blue Badge assessments
  • Assessments/support at GP surgeries
  • Mentoring or supervision

Contact Karen Warren