Gemma Lerwell, Swansea Occupational Therapy ServicesI am a dedicated and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist and I am passionate about the role of OT in maximising independence. I have a friendly and approachable nature. I enjoy working with clients and their families & I have a proven ability to build trust and rapport with clients, their families and professional teams, including: Neuropsychologists, Speech therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Social workers, and medical professionals.
As an independent practitioner I am able to provide a range of services including assessments and reports, goal-oriented therapy intervention, advice on home adaptations, equipment and manual handling. I am an effective communicator, and I have a high level of experience providing effective goal-oriented therapy planning and interventions specific to a client’s needs and abilities.
Since qualifying in 2006 I have practiced in a range of settings including: Burns and plastic surgery, Acute Medical, Oncology, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Surgical (Cardiac and Gastro), Stroke rehabilitation, Neuro rehabilitation, Neurobehavioral rehabilitation and Elderly care.
I am registered with the Health Professions Council and is a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapy and COTSS in neurological practice. (HCPC: OT48486 BAOT: BT023229)
Through Swansea Occupational Therapy Services I am able to offer interventions in the following areas: