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Katherine Coles (Gatt) All our fully qualified Therapists are registered with the HCPC. Specialist interest and qualifications in manual handling, sensory integration, seating and 24 hour posture management.

Advanced Seating Solutions Ltd

I am an OT with over 25 years experience working with adults, adolescents and children managing complex and multiple disabilities such as neurological conditions, mental health, autism and LD. Developing my skills in specialist equipment and environmental design, I am passionate about keeping up to date with products and innovations, such as seating, wheelchairs, slings, handling and bathing equipment. I have contributed design ideas to several companies in order to better meet the very individual needs of my Clients. With many years of experience working in Social care, mental health and learning disabilities, as an OT and Complex Case Manager, I am also a qualified Manual Handling Trainer, providing Complex Handling Training to Therapists in my local NHS Trust for the last 5 years. We also provide a range of other Healthcare training solutions. We offer free equipment assessments and advice/signposting. The range of Therapy services include: assessments and reports, a full environmental design service with equipment/adaptation provision, manual handling equipment and advice, Sensory integration and I have extensive experience as an OT Case Manager. Having invested 20 years of my life to working within our wonderful NHS, I knew the best way I could continue to contribute to my profession was to establish my own company. This was an opportunity to pass on, not just the skills, know-how and best-practice that I have learned and developed, but also to continue to have the opportunity to provide the Service that I believe my Clients deserve.

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Qualifications

Health and Care Professions Council HCPC registered; Royal College of Occupational Therapists member; College of Occupational Therapists Independent Practice COTSS-IP . Expert in Specialist equipment & environmental design service & Complex case management


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Phone: 023 92006556

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.advancedseatingsolutions.com


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Services

  • 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.
  • Brain or Spinal Injury expertise
  • Mental health recovery and peer support
  • Learning Disability or Autism in adults
  • Support with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias
  • Specialist seating/equipment for children
  • Case management after a catastrophic injury
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Bespoke training programmes
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