Dr Helen Stoneley

Position: Senior Lecturer

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Health Care Practice

Subject area: Occupational Therapy

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I am a part time Senior Lecturer.

I teach on the programmes in the subject area of Occupational Therapy.

I also have supervised a PhD student and currently supervise EdD and Professional Doctorate students.

Teaching responsibilities

I lead the following modules on the MSc Occupational Therapy

Professional and Informed Reasoning

Meeting the Needs of Learners in the Workplace

But I am also involved in other modules within the Occupational Therapy subject area and on the Doctor of Practice in Health and Social Care

Professional interests

I am interested in all aspects of Occupational Therapy education particularly postgraduate education.

I worked for 14 years in a Social Services setting and for a number years managed the staff team and budget.

Research interests

My thesis was around recruitment and fitness for practice for Occupational Therapy students.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of the College of Occupational Therapists
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council
  • Fellow of the of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


  • Diploma of Occupational Therapy (Dip.COT), College of Occupational Therapist
  • Master of Education (M.Ed), University of Sheffield
  • PhD on recruitment and fitness for practice for Occupational Therapy students., University of Sheffield

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