Since qualifying as an Occupational Therapist in 2003 – 
Sophia has worked across a variety of areas, including:
  • Brain Injury/Neuro-behavioural Rehabilitation
  • Acute Hospital
  • Community-based
  • Independent Vocational/Workplace Assessments


Gaining experience in a variety of areas, such as:
  • Brain Injury; Neuro-behavioural rehabilitation, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI),
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Progressive Neurological conditions,
such as Multiple Sclerosis and Huntington’s Disease
  • Mental health; dementia, anxiety, and depression diagnoses
  • Medical; falls prevention focus, reducing oedema
  • Orthopaedics; total knee replacements, hip replacements
  • Surgical; amputee support, stoma support
  • Oncology; including palliative & terminal health conditions

Sophia Dickinson Occupational Therapist & Founder of Home Independence Occupational Therapy Ltd

  • Local authorities; specialising in adapting houses for individuals with reduced mobility
– Wheelchair accessibility
– Access to essential facilities such as level access shower facilities
– Access between floors
– Rehousing reports to support rehousing
– Moving and handling
  • Independent Vocational/Workplace Assessments; wheelchair access, adaptations recommendations and workplace ergonomics risk

Professional Credentials

Professional Development

  • Accreditation achieved to provide chair-based exercises to individuals and groups
 – Increasing strength and boosting fitness
 – Improving confidence and self-esteem
  • Up-to-date with mandatory training with regular continuing professional development updates