Rebecca Davies

Senior Occupational Therapist

South London & Maudsley NHS FT

Biography

Rebecca Davies is the Senior Occupational Therapist on the female Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Rebecca started her career in healthcare in 2005 as a Learning Disabilities support worker and subsequently trained as an Occupational Therapist in 2008. Since qualifying, she has worked in a variety of healthcare settings. As part of her role as a Specialist LD OT at Orchard Hill College, she was instrumental in setting up the OT Service and Challenging Behaviour Team within the college. Rebecca has a special interest in the use of sensory methods in mental health settings and has completed an MSc module in Sensory Integration. In her current role as a PICU OT she has created a sensory room on the ward as a space for de-escalation and relaxation for patients. Rebecca has also been involved in a collaboration with arts and mental health charity Hospital Rooms who brought museum quality art work to the PICU to transform the therapeutic environment.

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