Profile:Nicky Jago

Nicky Jago

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Nicky Jago

Specialist Neuro Occupational Therapist
Bsc (Hons) Occupational Therapy Msc Advanced Clinical Practice

Nicky is a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist specialising in Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Nicky qualified in 1998 and has over twenty-five years’ experience. She currently works part time for a specialist brain injury team based in Gloucestershire NHS services and has worked as an independent occupational therapist with Arbor since 2018.

Nicky has experience of working in both acute and community settings providing occupational therapy rehabilitation, advice, and support. She has specialist skills in postural management, upper limb therapy (including constraint induced therapy), fatigue management, vocational rehabilitation, and functional rehabilitation (including community assessment and integration).

Nicky has experience of group work and has developed both a brain injury group, focusing on the cognitive difficulties following brain injury, and a fatigue management group within her NHS role. Nicky has specialist skills in the assessment and treatment of clients with prolonged disorders of consciousness.

Nicky is committed to continuing professional development and completed a master’s degree in Advanced Clinical Practice in 2023. Following her extensive years of experience Nicky has a good understanding of the challenges faced by adults following brain injury and strives to provide therapy, advice, and support to improve outcomes for individuals and their families. Nicky is committed to client centred practice and is passionate about enabling adults with complex neurological difficulties to set goals to maximise their independence in all activities of daily living.

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