Career History

  • Occupational Therapist, University College Hospital, London 1977-78
  • Community Occupational Therapist, London Borough of Merton 1978-79
  • Senior Occupational Therapist, Adult Learning Difficulties, Kings Lynn, Norfolk 1979-82
  • Community Occupational Therapist, Cambridgeshire Social Services 1982-84
  • Head Occupational Therapist, Department of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, Norfolk 1984-90
  • Senior Research Occupational Therapist, Bath Institute of Medical Engineering, Royal United Hospital, Bath 1990-2000
  • Senior Occupational Therapist (secondment), Parkinsons Disease Society, Bath 1998-99
  • Lecturer practitioner/research assistant at School of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, University of East Anglia, Norwich 2000-1
  • Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of RSC, UEA  20001

Academic Background

  • Dip OT, Dorset House, School of Occupational Therapy, Oxford, 1977
  • BEd (Hons), University of East Anglia, 1989
  • MA, University of East Anglia, 2012 

All Publications

Larner, J., Jepson, J.

(2011)

I Can Make a Difference! The UEA model for teaching service improvement,

(Poster)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Chia, S., Curran, M., Watson, M.

(2009)

Assistive technology in care homes: an evaluation of introducing assistive technology into care homes in Norfolk,

University of East Anglia (UEA)

(Other report)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Wells, C.

(2006)

Role Emergent Placements for Allied Health Profession Students,

(Other)

(Published)


Wells, C., Jepson, J.

(2006)

Should we support students on practice placements in role emergent settings,

(Other)

(Published)


Jepson, J.

(2005)

A Practical Guide to Using Mobile Hoists,

in Nursing and Residential Care

7

(5)

pp. 207-209

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Wells, C.

(2005)

Development of a Distance Supervision Protocol,

(Other)

(Published)


Jepson, J.

(2003)

The Development of a Telecare-based Well-being Measurement Tool,

(Other)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Evans, M.

(2003)

Factors to consider when choosing beds and equipment,

in Nursing and Residential Care

5

(6)

pp. 272-275

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Evans, M.

(2003)

Hoists and Slings: what is best for you and what is best for your client?,

in Nursing and Residential Care

5

(12)

pp. 570-573

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Evans, M.

(2003)

Using equipment to solve residents bathing problems,

in Nursing and Residential Care

5

(10)

pp. 466-469

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


McArthur, M., Jepson, J., Gnagnarella, P., Casagrande, C., van Bakel, M., Niravong, M., Stripp, C., Trichopoulou, A., Boeing, H., Ocke, M.

(2003)

Innovation for Career Development: The current continuing development needs of allied health professionals,

in Occupational Therapy News

11

(3)

pp. 23-23

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hillman, M., Hagan, K., Hagan, S., Jepson, J., Orpwood, R.

(2002)

The Weston wheelchair mounted assistive robot - the design story,

in Robotica

20

pp. 125-132

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Jepson, J.

(2002)

Delivering user-centered easiest technology: a developing role for occupational therapy,

(Other)

(Published)


Jepson, J., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Vasilopoulou, E., Polychronopoulous, E.

(2001)

The Design of Assistive Technology and Equipment - a role for occupational therapists,

(Other)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

My main research interests lie in the use of assistive technology for people with disabilities and practice placement education for student RSC's.

Research Group Membership

  • Education and Professional Practice

Teaching Interests

  • Anatomy,
  • Qualitative Research Methods,
  • Assistive Technology
  • Work rehabilitation
  • Interprofessional learning

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Short term research fellowship BT Exact technologies 2001 and 2002

Professional Activities

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of East Anglia 2004

Administrative Posts

  • Undergraduate OT Course Director
  • Senior Advisor RSC
  • IOH Senate rep