Meet The Team

Midlands


Corin Storrod

Occupational Therapist & Director

Corin qualified in 2001 from St Loye’s School of Occupational Therapy in Exeter.
She worked at University Hospital Birmingham for several years initially completing rotations in general/elderly medicine, hand therapy, neurology and neuro-surgery. Since 2003 she has worked exclusively with a neurological case load including, Stroke, Neuro-surgery and Neurology within a regional acute setting. This also included working with individuals with spinal cord injuries both traumatic and non-traumatic who required surgical and conservative management.

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Jackie Waller

Occupational Therapist & Director

Since qualifying from the Derby School of Occupational Therapy in 1987 Jackie has worked in a variety of settings. Her first 3 NHS hospital based posts enabled her to gain an understanding of a wide range of conditions and treatment programmes within a busy, acute setting. Throughout all three roles she participated in the supervision of OT students.

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Helen Cunningham

Team Lead Occupational Therapist

Helen qualified in 2004 from Coventry University with BSc in Occupational Therapy. Helen then began work at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital where she gained experience of working with elective orthopaedics, oncology, amputees and paediatrics.

In 2005 Helen joined a junior rotation at Heart of England NHS Trust, initially working in general medicine and cardiac rehabilitation. Following this Helen undertook a rotation in Acute Stroke where she gained skills in assessment and treatment of Acute Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack. Following a promotion in 2006 she covered a specialist role in Neurology which also included several rotations in a variety of settings including Outpatients, Stroke Outreach and an in reach service. During this post Helen worked with a range of clients with Neurological conditions including Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injury, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neuron Disease, HIV and Oncology.

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Sally Johns

Senior Occupational Therapist

Sally qualified from Derby school of Occupational Therapy in 1997. She spent three years working at University Hospital Birmingham (UHB) rotating through a variety of clinical areas including Trauma and Orthopaedics, Hand Therapy, Neurosurgery, Elderly Care and Rehabilitation. She worked as a Senior Occupational Therapy locum for a year in Stroke, Neurology and Intermediate Care.

In 2003 Sally specialised in Neuro-rehabilitation working at West Park Hospital. She worked with individuals on a Stroke rehabilitation unit facilitating their return to independence with thorough assessment and treatment of physical, cognitive and perceptual skills.

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Sarah Parks

Senior Occupational Therapist

Sarah qualified in 1995 from Oxford Brookes School of Occupational Therapy. She began work at Good Hope Hospital and then moved onto University Hospital Birmingham where she spent several years completing rotations in general medicine, elderly care, paediatrics, orthopaedics, stroke, A&E, neurology and neuro-surgery.

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Sarah Watkins

Senior Occupational Therapist

Sarah joined CJ Occupational Therapy in July 2017 as a Senior Occupational Therapist. She provides Occupational Therapy assessment for the provision of major adaption and specialist equipment for complex medico-legal cases. She also provides assessment and recommendation regarding adaptations for housing associations.

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Jacqueline Hunt

Administration Assistant

Jacqueline joined CJOT in 2017 as an administration assistant.
Jacqueline is an experienced administrator / coordinator with a background in compliance and safeguarding. Having worked for a variety of companies she has a proven track record in project management, DBS applications and training online system users. .

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South


Joanne Evans

Senior Occupational Therapist

Joanne qualified in 1997 from the Derby School of Occupational Therapy.
She worked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and rotated in the clinical areas of elderly care, renals, neurosurgery, neurology, oncology and orthopaedics
From 2003 she specialised in Neurology and Neurosurgery, with the role also covering Neuro Critical Care, outpatients and a monthly outpatient clinic for regional MND patients. Conditions treated varied from those frequently seen such as traumatic and non traumatic spinal injuries, MS, neuropathies, brain tumours, acquired brain injuries and Parkinson’s Disease to less common conditions such as CJD and Huntingtons Disease. The role involved liaison with rehab, voluntary and support network services across the West Midlands.

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South Wales


Emma Wallace Gibbons

Senior Occupational Therapist

Emma joined CJ Occupational Therapy in November 2017 as a Senior Associate Occupational Therapist. She provides Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention to clients with catastrophic neurological diagnoses both within specialist residential facilities and the wider community. She continues to assess and recommend specialist equipment including wheelchair provision.

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