occupational therapist, Rehabilitation for Independence
Jo is a Specialist Occupational Therapist at Rehabilitation for Independence providing a client-directed approach to maximise independence following catastrophic injury, taking into consideration all aspects of a client’s life. Jo has extensive experience in physical disability with specialisms in orthopaedics, rheumatology, splinting, neurological rehabilitation and moving and handling. Research interests are focussed around safe moving and handling to avoid pressure injury, postural management and application of single handed care to promote moving with dignity, with several publications both Nationally and Internationally. She has protected IP for an innovation in hoistable clothing “Klip2Lift”, currently with a sole licence to manufacture with Osprey Sling Company.