Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
Telephone:020 7815 8013
School/Division:Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences
Sarah-Jayne is a Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy in the School of Health and Social Care and qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2007 at Canterbury Christchurch University.
Sarah-Jayne joined the teaching team at LSBU in 2016. She has worked predominantly in NHS acute in-patients working with a range of complex acute and chronic medical conditions and gained clinical experience in a range of specialisms including surgery, trauma and orthopaedics, burns and plastic surgery, palliative care, accident and emergency, acute stroke rehabilitation and neurology.
With an interest in research, Sarah-Jayne completed a Masters of Research in Clinical Practice through the National Institute of Health Research at St George’s University of London in 2014, studying the use of outcome measures in acute stroke rehabilitation.
Sarah-Jayne draws on her recent clinical experience to make links between theory and occupational therapy practice during teaching and practical skills sessions.
Sarah-Jayne has experience of supporting and facilitating learning for occupational therapy students and newly qualified occupational therapists during the preceptorship phase in clinical practice.
Sarah-Jayne was the principle investigator on a research project exploring the sensitivity and predictive validity of the Modified Barthel Index outcome measure within acute stroke rehabilitation during her Masters of Research in Clinical Practice.
She has presented at occupational therapy and research conferences, and is passionate about raising the profile of research within occupational therapy.
Sarah-Jayne is a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists and is Health and Care Professions Council Registered.