Nicola Johnson

BSc (Hons) OT

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  • Adult physical disability and rehabilitation.
  • Visual impairment.
  • Hearing loss.
  • Neurological conditions in adults including Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Peripheral Nerve Disorders.
  • Long term conditions including osteoarthritis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and heart disease.
  • Progressive/palliative conditions including Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and cancers.
  • Associated mental health.
  • Associated mild brain injury.

Clinical Currency Statement

As at January 2022, I am engaged in the role of Rehabilitation Case Manager for Independence Works Ltd for an average of 95 hours per month.  I also work as an Independent Occupational Therapist for an average of 10 hours per month.


Specific Injuries Experience

Employment Profile

Qualifications and Membership

  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, University of Teesside (2004).
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT).
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section – Independent Practice (RCOT-SSIP).
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Case Management Society UK (CMSUK) – Associate member.

Career History


Nicola has lectured and presented on seven occasions.

Presentations and Lectures: 

  • Equipment adaptations and telecare training session.(Present)
  • Presentation at the OT Show – Social care assessments (2017).
  • Ran training session to a local care agency on Motor Neurone Disease (2009).
  • Led training session to GPs and the primary health care team at a local GP practice (2009).
  • Lecture at Huddersfield University ‘The management of Motor Neurone Disease (2009).
  • APPLE (Accredited Practice Placement Educator) – Supervised several students on clinical placement including role emerging placement at a local Headway group (2008).
  • Speaker at MS Society ‘Getting to Grips Course’ for newly diagnosed patients (2007).

Home Base

South Yorkshire