Adam Parkinson

Neurological Rehabilitation Specialist Occupational Therapist

MSc Occupational Therapy, MRCOT, HCPC Registered



Adam is a fully qualified, HCPC registered Occupational Therapist having obtained an MSc in Occupational Therapy in 2010.


Since qualification he has gained experience working across many clinical settings both in the public and private domains. This wide range of experience has given him the opportunity to work with a varied client group with a wide range of conditions and has enabled him to develop and hone core Occupational Therapy skills of assessment and treatment. This experience has culminated in Adam having recently worked as the Specialist Lead Occupational Therapist within a brain injury rehabilitation unit.


Over the last seven years, Adam has specialised in the area of brain injury and neurological rehabilitation both within in-patient rehabilitation and community rehabilitation for an adult client group. He is, therefore, highly skilled in this area which includes, completing thorough, holistic, assessments of the individual and creating client centred goals using the GAS (Goal Attainment Scale) model. As a specialist Occupational Therapist within the area of brain injury and neurological rehabilitation, Adam has specialist treatment skills in the following areas:


  • Functional rehabilitation within ADL’s, community activities and leisure pursuits

  • Upper limb rehabilitation using a variety of treatment approaches including specialist equipment and technology

  • Seating and positioning

  • Cognitive rehabilitation

  • Equipment and home adaptations

  • Vocational rehabilitation


Throughout his career, Adam has worked in several areas of Community Occupational Therapy practice. Therefore, he is able to effectively work with clients in their own homes, develop goals and interventions that are appropriate to clients in this environment and support clients with their treatment plans, whilst ensuring the clients privacy and dignity are maintained at all times.


As an Occupational Therapist it is of vital importance to continue development and learning throughout a career and as such, Adam has always maintained a high level of continued professional development by regularly attending training events, providing training to colleagues and maintaining regular supervision. Furthermore, Adam is a member of the Neurological Practice and Independent Practice specialist sections of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy, which further contributes to continued professional development.

Full CVs for all Arbor team members are available on request, please get in touch.


Arbor Neurorehabilitation Services

The Old Rectory Clinic, High Street, Iron Acton BS37 9UQ

t 0117 287 2088


Dr Kesta Purt Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, BSc (Hons), DClinPsy, PgDip, CPsychol, HCPC Registration No: PYL23884

Sarah Gibbin Senior Speech & Language Therapist, BSc (Hons), MRes (Communication Disorders), MRCSLT, MASLTIP, HCPC Registration No: SL09887

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