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Louise Sharp Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Zest Occupational Therapy Ltd

As a specialist paediatric OT, Louise has dedicated her career to transforming the lives of children with physical or learning disabilities.

She has spent 11 years working with children from birth to 18 years to promote their independence and safety at home.

Focusing on cases requiring complex care, Louise supports children with conditions that have a permanent and substantial impact, such as, life limiting conditions (palliative care), brain injuries, neurodevelopmental disorders, genetic conditions, sensory processing, behavioural difficulties and birth defects.

Louise has a wealth of experience in the areas of manual handling, risk assessment and equipment provision. Securing a safer, more independent future for her clients means Louise is always managing the needs of a number of stakeholders. Her holistic, client-centred approach involves collaboration and a forensic attention to detail at every level.

Liaising with architects, technical staff and contractors, Louise recommends both minor and major adaptations that have a lasting effect on her clients’ daily lives. She also works alongside local housing associations to build adapted, future-proofed homes.

As a case manager Louise works alongside solicitors, assessing clients future needs and managing multidisciplinary therapy teams. With excellent written communication skills, preparing reports for court.

She prides herself on her incomparable communication skills. Every client Louise has worked with can attest to her warm, empathetic and approachable nature, which offers comfort and support under the most difficult of circumstances.

Louise is a registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT).

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Bachelor of Science - BS(Hons), Occupational Therapy

Contact Louise Sharp

Phone: 07714 520235

Email: [email protected]




  • Child or adolescent
  • Case Management
  • Consultancy
  • Equipment/Adaptations
  • 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
  • Assessments for Disabled Facilities Grants
  • 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
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Specific treatment interventions for a case manager
  • Case management after a catastrophic injury
  • Reduction in Local Authority waiting lists

Contact Louise Sharp