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Kay James BHSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy 1994

OT 4 Independence Ltd

We are a small team of Occupational Therapists who specialise in Moving and Handling. We provide Moving and Handling Training for large organisations for example local authorities, Community Health Teams and the NHS. We also provide training for individual Occupational Therapists and Moving and Handling Trained Trainers. We can visit people's homes and provide training to small care teams, families and carers. We undertake Moving and Handling Risk Assessments for individuals at home, in care homes, schools, colleges and provide moving and handling plans to help staff and families put our recommendations into practice. We can provide Occupational Therapy assessments for assistive equipment and housing adaptations.

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BHSc(Hons) OT & Postgraduate certificate in Foundation and Advanced Manual Handling

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Phone: 07855297183

Email: [email protected]




  • Child or adolescent
  • Adult 25 +
  • Young person (18-25)
  • Older person (65+)
  • Professional Supervision
  • Training
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carer Support
  • Specialist seating/equipment for children
  • Assessment, advice and support for children
  • 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
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Single handed care reviews for Local Authorities or Care Homes
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Mentoring or supervision
  • Regular supervision for independent practitioners
  • CPD advice/HCPC Audit support

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