Lynette qualified as an occupational therapist from Coventry University in 2009 and is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, registered with the Health Care Professionals Council and a member of RCOT Specialist Sections of Independent Practice; Housing; and Children, Young People and Families. Her areas of expertise include housing adaptations, home equipment, paediatric functional seating and manual handling.
Since qualifying, Lynette has honed skills in completing comprehensive, high-quality assessments in the home environment. Working with adults, children and their support systems she is able discuss an individual’s wants, needs and desires to improve and maintain their health and well-being. She is skilled in providing a range of interventions including: equipment, assistive technology, care package reviews, advice and home adaptations.
Alongside equipment and adaptations Lynette is proficient in assessing the need for paediatric, complex paediatric and bariatric functional seating. She also has a ROSPA level 4 qualification in single-handed care manual handling.
Lynette has developed and delivered training courses in trusted assessor provision and is also trained as a practice educator for Coventry University.
In her spare time Lynette is a volunteer gymnastics coach. She also provides training for midwives and GPs around baby loss and bereavement care as well as fundraising for Birmingham Women’s Hospital. Additionally, she sits on boards for a family run engineering business and the woodland house building project for Birmingham women’s hospital.