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Kate Makin BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, HCPC registered, trained wheelchair assessor, specialist training undertaken in the fields of seating and postural management.

Kate Makin- OT Experts

Kate Makin undertakes all the assessments for OT Experts and having qualified as an occupational therapist in 2001 Kate has extensive experience in all aspects of occupational therapy- physical disabilities, learning disabilities, expert witness, housing and mental health. Based in the North East of England Makin Life Easier was founded in 2009 and since then has grown and developed. In 2020 Makin Life Easier re-branded and became OT Experts, offering a wide range of occupational therapy services from seating assessments, to large scale housing contracts, to complex reports. OT Experts is able to offer a complete service; from assessment, to recommendations, to being able to provide the necessary aid/ adaptation or treatment/rehabilitation required. Offering competitive rates and flexible working times to suit the client's needs OT Experts prides itself on providing an efficient and effective service tailored to meet each individual client's need. Now offering PIP appeal reports and other complex bespoke assessments and reports as well as an extensive range of online assessments

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BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

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Phone: 07761927699

Email: [email protected]




  • Adult 25 +
  • Young person (18-25)
  • Older person (65+)
  • 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
  • Obesity, bariatric care and specialist equipment
  • Specialist seating expertise
  • Wheelchair assessments
  • Electric mobility scooter assessment/advice
  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Long term conditions management in the community
  • Hand Therapy expertise
  • Trauma & Orthopedics expertise
  • Help and support with pain or fatigue-management techniques
  • Support with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias
  • Ergonomic Assessment/industrial/office/vehicle seating/equipment advice
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Specific treatment interventions for a case manager
  • Expert witness assessment/reports
  • Single handed care reviews for Local Authorities or Care Homes
  • Reduction in Local Authority waiting lists
  • Blue Badge assessments
  • Assessments/support at GP surgeries

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