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Caroline Cotton

Type: Occupational Therapists

Caroline trained at the Dorset House School of Occupational Therapy in Oxford. Also trained at the London School of Economics as a Private Secretary/ Personal Administrative Assistant; and Diploma in Interior Design through International Correspondence School.

She worked in England at St. Andrew’s Private Psychiatric Hospital, specializing in Brain Injury and Drug & Alcohol Recovery, in addition to working on a Regional Secure Unit for the Criminally Insane in London. She immigrated to Canada in  1990. She worked in the Kootenays as a community based Pediatric OT at the Children’s Development center, covering the schools throughout Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland, and Trail. Moved back to Lower Mainland,to set up Psychiatric Day Care Unit at Langley Memorial Hospital, covering in Patient Physical Medicine OT position. She worked as the first OT with a Brain Injury Rehab Company( Head works), specializing in Vocational Rehabilitation, Return to Work, and Er gnomic Assessments. Set up the first Community OT program with the Boundary Health Unit( continuing care) covering Ladner, Tsawwassen, White Rock, South Surrey and Cloverdale, whilst living and commuting from Sqaumish. Moved back into private practice with Northwest Rehab following the birth of her son in 1997, whilst covering  a casual OT position at Ridge Meadows Hospital in the Psychiatric Department, and a casual OT position at Surrey Memorial, covering physical medicine positions.

Commence working with Rehab Solutions in 1997 and have been here for 20 years.

Special interest in brain injury/spinal injury survivors, dual diagnosis; chronic pain;all age groups with specialized experience in elderly people.

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