Staff profile

Lisa Ledger

Head of Occupational Therapy/Deputy Head of Therapeutic Practice


Occupational Therapy


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am Head of Occupational Therapy at the University of Derby.

Teaching responsibilities

I am a Guest Lecturer on a variety of teaching programmes, primarily around wheelchairs, seating and pressure ulcer prevention.

Professional interests

  • Specialist seating
  • Posture management
  • Wheelchairs and tissue viability
  • Models of integration
  • Pressure ulcer prevention

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

EPUAP - Rome International Conference

The OT Show

Experience in industry

Involvement in a variety of collaborative projects, particularly around equipment provision and community.

Additional interests and activities

I enjoy running and swimming

Recent publications

PMG Journal

OT News

Two hands holding , one elderly

To mark World Occupational Therapy Day 2017, Lisa Ledger at the University of Derby, discusses why the profession is so important across the globe.