Monthly Archives: November 2018

Occupational Therapy Week

Occupational Therapy Week, which this year took place from 6th – 12th November, is our opportunity to promote the ways in which our profession improves the lives of patients and service users, and helps to make the health and care system more efficient. What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy  is a science degree-based, health and social care profession, […]

Q & A with Company Director Mark Rybczynski


  Have you ever wondered what an occupational therapist does? We’ve quizzed occupational therapist and company director – Mark Rybczynski, to explain … Where are you from? I’m originally from Ramsbottom, our office is in Bury, but myself and my amazing team provide services all over the North West and also Yorkshire. Professionally I have […]

We are hiring! Occupational Therapist


We are on the look out for a highly motivated Occupational Therapist to join our fantastic team. Location: Community based (North West of England) with Bury office support. Hours: Full time or can be negotiated. Salary: £28,000.00 to £31,000.00 /year Rehabilitation for Independence is looking for a highly-motivated Occupational Therapist with the skills and experience […]

Our team is growing! Welcome to Katy Yates – Advanced Practitioner OT


Our ever growing team is this week welcoming another new starter, Katy Yates is an Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist. She has been practicing since 2002 and has tons to offer our clients. Katy’s skills and knowledge have allowed her to play a pivotal role in the assessment and treatment of people who experience a neurological illness […]

Welcoming Sarah Reeve – Specialist OT to the team


We are pleased to announce the arrival of Sarah Reeve Specialist Occupational Therapist to the team. Sarah brings with her a wealth of experience, thanks to her 18 years in children’s therapy services. Sarah is a huge asset to Rehabilitation for Independence, joining our dedicated, professional team. Read more about Sarah’s experience. 

RfI Supporting Manchester PRIDE


As Manchester celebrates Pride this weekend, Rehab for Independence are fully supporting the festivities.  RfI’s team are joining colleagues from the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity in support of their float as part of the Pride procession. The ethos behind the Pride rallies and festivals are celebrated by the RfI team and we are excited to see […]

Happy 5th Birthday!


This week RFI is celebrating its fifth birthday! For five years RFI has provided its clients with a highly specialised therapy service in order to maximise their independence. We offer a dynamic and holistic approach to our clients, their families and teams which means our therapists will consider all aspects of a client’s life. We […]

Fantastic Day Had By All At Accessible Festival


This year’s Accessible Festival held at Bury’s Athletic Track saw visitors take part in a whole host of activities from face painting to football, track races to drumming with musicians. The Rehab for Independence team welcomed visitors from across the North West. The stall was busy with children playing with the bubbles and sandpit while […]