Jennifer Ferreira

Jennifer Ferreira is an occupational therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. She graduated from Western University in 1999, and attained a Masters in Clinical Science in Occupational Therapy (M.Cl.Sc (OT)).   Jennifer has worked as an occupational therapist in both the hospital and community settings, providing assessment and treatment of varied health issues and conditions, for a primarily adult population. In the acute care hospital setting, her experience was focused on assessment and discharge planning, setting up therapy and care in the home, and functioning as a liaison between hospital and outpatient health care professionals.  As a OT specializing in rehabilitation, she provided treatment as part of a multidisciplinary team working to optimize function in preparation for returning to home and resuming ADLs and IADLs as independently as possible.   Jennifer has experience providing assessment and intervention to individuals with various functional difficulties in both home and community settings. Her community based work includes in-home OT assessments to identify treatment needs with a focus on safety and restoration of independence. Currently, Jennifer works with clients in the community, providing assessment and intervention to individuals with various physical issues, including orthopaedic and soft tissue injuries. She also sees clients with a range of cognitive or memory deficits, such as following an ABI, and those with psychological issues. Client injuries and conditions typically result from motor vehicle accidents, as well as other mechanisms of injury.