Since qualifying as an Occupational Therapist in 2003 – 
Sophia has worked across a variety of areas, including:
  • Health and social care
  • Specialising in assessing individuals within their home environment
  • Occupational health
  • Case management


Gaining experience in a variety of areas, such as:
  • Mental health; dementia, anxiety, and depression diagnoses
  • Medical
  • Orthopaedic
  • Surgical; including amputees
  • 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
  • Occupational health; wheelchair access and adaptations recommendations at work ergonomics risk assessment
  • Case management; home and work based support, through assessment and reablement

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