Geoff is a lecturer in occupational therapy across all programmes, course lead for the Bsc (hons) occupational apprenticeship programme, practice placement lead coordinator across all the occuaptional therapy programmes and module lead on a number of modules.
Geoff was a former student at Teesside University and qualified in 2010. Geoff has worked in numerous clinical areas such as housing, social care, stroke rehabilitation, general medicine and safeguarding. Geoff has an expertise in housing and social care and project lead in 2013 on the implementation of a social housing occupational therapy service in a local authority. The service is now embedded in the local authorities social care services.
Geoff also has a keen interest in capacity and deprivation of liberty, he is a qualified best interest assessor and is keen to coninue to pursue this area.
Geoff teaches across several topics such professional practice, practice placement preperation and professional body guidance.
Bsc (hons) Occupational Therapy Apprenticeship Programme course lead
Practice Placement Tutor
Module lead on the following modules:
Facilitating Independence and Inclusitivity, Bsc Undergraduate route
Principles of Recovery and Rehabilitation in Health Care, Bsc Apprenticeship route
An Introduction to Academic and Evidence Based Practice, Bsc Apprenticeship
Occupational Therapy Theory and Professional Skills, Bsc Apprenticeship route
Occupation for Wellbeing, Bsc Apprenticeship
Bsc Novice Practice Placement
Msc Novice Practice Placement
Msc Intermediate Practice Placement
Msc Advanced Practice Placement
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education - 2020-2022
BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy 2007-2010
Best Interest Assessor qualification
Submitted, accepted and presented at the Royal College of Occupatatinal Therapy 2021 conference on the topic 'The New Normal: Enhancing Practice Placements in a Virtual World'
Learning and Teaching Interests and Activities
Clinical Practice Placement Preperation
Professional Standards and Competencies
Moving and Handling and Basic Life Support
Assistive Equipment Aids
Unknown, PgCert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Teesside University
Award Date: 28 Oct 2022
Best Interest Assessor, Northumbria University
Award Date: 30 Nov 2017
Bachelor, Occupational Therapy, Teesside University
Award Date: 30 Jun 2010