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Dr Georgia Spiliotopoulou

Dr Georgia Spiliotopoulou
Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Mary Seacole 2nd Floor,Bay 41

Summary

Prior to joining the Department of Clinical Sciences, Georgia worked in physical, learning disabilities and children’s settings both in Greece and in the UK. Her doctoral research explored the impact of cognitive skills on school-aged children’s reading ability. As part of her research, she pilot-tested assessment tools for children’s working memory and metamemory. She is interested in research focusing on provision of assistive devices and quality of life of people with long-term conditions, outcome measures and effectiveness of provision of occupational therapy services.

Qualifications:

  • PhD (Brunel)
  • PGCert LTHE (Brunel)
  • MSc in Neurorehabilitation (Brunel)
  • BSc (OT) (TEI Athens)

Responsibility

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Division Steering Committee
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy Examination Board & Board of Studies
  • MSc (OT) Occupational Therapy Examination Board & Board of Studies

Administration Responsibilities:

MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-reg) - Year 2 Leader

Other Responsibilities:

  • MSc OT Dissertation - Module Leader
  • Preparation for Dissertation - Block Leader
  • Evidence- Based Occupational Therapy - Module Leader
  • Practice Placement C - Module Leader
  • Practice Placement D - Module Leader

Newest selected publications

Spiliotopoulou, G., Atwal, A. and McIntyre, A. (2018) 'The use of evidence-based guidance to enable reliable and accurate measurements of the home environment'. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81 (1). pp. 32 - 41. ISSN: 0308-0226 Open Access Link

Journal article

Garrad, A., Callen, G., Dunford, C., Wales, L., Spiliotopoulou, G. and Frater, T. (2017) 'The concurrent validity of the UK Functional Independence Measure and Functional Assessment Measure (FIM plus FAM) for children and young people with acquired brain injury'. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD. pp. 84 - 84. ISSN: 0308-0226

Conference paper

Atwal, A., Paraskevopoulos, I., Spiliotopoulou, G., Money, A. and McIntyre, A. (2016) 'How are service users instructed to measure home furniture for provision of minor assistive devices?'. Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology, 12 (2). pp. 153 - 159. ISSN: 1748-3115 Open Access Link

Journal article

Spiliotopoulou, G., Atwal, A. and McIntyre, A. (2016) 'Do we measure accurately for provision of assistive devices?'.40th Annual Conference, College of Occupational Therapists. Harrogate. [unpublished]

Conference paper

Atwal, A., Spiliotopoulou, G., Coleman, C., Harding, K., Quirke, C., Smith, N., et al. (2015) 'Polio survivors' perceptions of the meaning of quality of life and strategies used to promote participation in everyday activities'. Health Expectations, 18 (5). pp. 715 - 726. ISSN: 1369-6513 Open Access Link

Journal article
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