Louise is an HCPC registered occupational therapist, qualifying from St Loye’s School of Occupational Therapy (Exeter) in 1996. She is also a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, Housing Specialist Section.
Initially working in the NHS, for the past 23 years Louise has worked within both the public and private sectors in London, the South East and the South West of England. Over the years she has gained extensive experience with grant and private funded major adaptations, requiring close liaison with home improvement agencies, surveyors, architects, and housing associations. More recently she has held positions within a local authority specialist housing team and a disabled children’s team assessing for major adaptations, alongside standard and bespoke equipment.
Louise’s assessments focus on a wide variety of factors that can impact on occupational performance and she is committed to enabling people to regain independence in their lives and maximise their potential. Louise continually strives to carry out holistic needs-led assessments, whilst developing trust to bring about positive change. She maintains a high level of professional development through regular training, peer supervision and attendance at study days, conferences, and seminars.