Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
I am an Occupational Therapist and I have recently joined the teaching team as a Lecturer on BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy.
I have an extensive clinical background, specialising in paediatrics, people with PMLD (profound and multiple learning disabilities), postural management and wheelchair services. I have worked in both acute and community physical occupational therapy settings.
I have previous HE teaching experience from Sheffield Hallam University, and I gained management experience from a senior role in a third sector charity organisation. I have also recently worked with the Ministry of Justice as a Registered Intermediary, facilitating access and engagement for young and vulnerable witnesses with the criminal justice system.
Teaching and supervision
I am a Lecturer on BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy.
Research interests for potential research students
- Occupational therapy
- People with PMLD
- Lived experiences and co-production
I hold an MRes and my research topic was the lived experiences of a person with PMLD as they sought real, paid employment, facilitated by an Occupational Therapy approach.
My personal research interests include: people with PMLD, lived experiences, meaningful occupations, and co-production.
In previous NHS, Local Authority and independent sector roles, I have completed service audits, service evaluations and utilised evidence-based practice as a clinician.
Ineson R, 2015. Exploring paid employment options with a person with severe learning disabilities and high support needs: an exploratory case study. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy 78(1) pp58-65.
- Occupational Therapy
- Paediatrics / PMLD / Postural Management
- I am a qualified Bobath Therapist and have postgraduate Sensory Integration (SI) training.