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Simon Murnane Bachelor of Health Science: Occupational Therapy

Connect OT

Simon is an independent Occupational Therapist that specialises in designing and adapting people’s homes to provide inclusive and accessible environments. Our clinical expertise is in the areas of housing adaptation and design, specialist equipment and technology provision and moving and handling.

We also provide consultancy and support services to corporate businesses, public organisations and other therapists.

He has extensive experience in both the private and statutory sectors of providing home assessments and design of major and minor home adaptations. He has worked in specialist housing teams and is experienced in working alongside architects and surveyors. Simon also has expertise in recommending specialist equipment and assistive technology to enable his clients to remain active and independent within their homes and communities.

Simon is an Institute of Safety and Health (IOSH) qualified moving and handling trainer. He has extensive experience of completing moving and handling risk assessments, recommending moving and handling equipment, providing moving plans for use by carers and family members and providing on site education and training for clients individual needs. He is also able to provide individual or group moving and handling of people training.

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Bachelor of Health Science: Occupational Therapy Awarded from Charles Sturt University, Australia in 2002

Contact Simon Murnane

Phone: 07928 526 772

Email: [email protected]




  • 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
  • Oncology & Palliative Care or Condition Management
  • Brain or Spinal Injury expertise
  • Trauma & Orthopedics expertise
  • Carer Support
  • Specialist seating/equipment for children
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Specific treatment interventions for a case manager
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Single handed care reviews for Local Authorities or Care Homes
  • Reduction in Local Authority waiting lists
  • Assessments/support at GP surgeries
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Management consultancy
  • Mentoring or supervision

Contact Simon Murnane