Jane worked as an occupational therapist for 15 years in clinical practice before moving into higher education as a lecturer in occupational therapy at the University of East Anglia.  Whilst working in clinical practice she had a keen interest in the education of others, taking on the roles of NVQ assessor and practice educator.  Primary research interests include practice education, students with additional learning needs in higher education and working with older people.


  • Basic Grade Occupational Therapist: Mitchell Day Centre, Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge (1990-1991)  
  • Basic Grade Occupational Therapist: Chesterton Hospital, Cambridge (1991-1992)
  • Basic Grade Occupational Therapist: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge (1992-1994)
  • Senior II Occupational Therapist: Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust, Huntingdon (1994-1998)
  • Senior II Occupational Therapist: Lifespan Healthcare, Cambridge (1998-2001)
  • Senior I Occupational Therapist: Intermediate Care, Cambridge Primary Care Trust (2001-2005)
  • Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at UEA: February 2005
  •  Presentation on Memory Boxes (104KB, Powerpoint Presentation) 

Academic Background

  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy, St. Loye’s School of Occupational Therapy, Exeter, awarded 1990
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy - conversion course - Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, awarded 2001
  • Level 4 Certificate in Managing in Health and Social Care, awarded 2004 (member of the Chartered Management Institute)
  • Masters of Science Degree University of East Anglia, awarded 2011
  • Currently enrolled on Doctorate in Education programme, University of East Anglia

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