Natasha Taper is an Independent Occupational Therapist who specialises in neurological rehabilitation and neurological conditions. She started her career in the United Kingdom, after training in South Africa, as a locum occupational therapist working in a wide spectrum of clinical areas. Taking on a permanent position at King's College hospital in 2004 to complete a neurology rotation, Natasha started to specialise in Occupational Therapy for clients with neurological diagnoses. She practised in the National Health Service (NHS) and private hospital and community settings for 16 years, predominantly with the neurologically impaired clientele. During her years of extensive clinical experience, Natasha attended many courses, training events and conferences to maintain her level of expertise and adhere to the standards and code of conduct from her professional bodies. During her career Natasha fulfilled several Lead Occupational Therapy positions obtaining skills in staff management, project and service development. Natasha's last clinical facility based position was at the Wellington Hospital, a private neuro-rehabilitation unit in London, where she worked as the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist. The Wellington Hospital is the largest independent hospital in the UK and treats both international and local patients with complex disabilities. Natasha has been practising as an independent neuro OT since 2015. Natasha holds full professional membership with the British Association of Occupational Therapists and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is also a member of the College of OT Specialists sections: Neurological Practice and Independent Practice. Natasha enjoys working as an Occupational Therapist and is passionate about treating the challenging client group with neurological difficulties.
BSc Occupational Therapy, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2000 Masters of Research in Clinical Practice, St George's University of London, 2011
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