Mrs Pampi Ghosh

02 Oct 2023

Pampi is currently the Senior Principal Therapist and Department Head of Occupational Therapy at Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS). Graduated with a Hons degree in Occupational Therapy, she has furthered her skills through specialization in Sensory Integration (SI) from University of Southern California, and in Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) from NDTA in paediatrics. In addition to administrative duties as Head of Department, she also spends a significant amount of time supervising occupational therapy staff and undertake clinical roles such as assessment and intervention for clients.

One of her special interest areas is in the intervention of upper limb management, focusing on functional outcomes of hand function, prewriting/handwriting skills. She also has a keen interest in areas related to special seating with focus on 24-hour positioning to reduce destructive postures and prevent further deformities. She has obtained Certification in Posture management for people with complex disabilities- Oxford Centre for Enablement -UK to enhance her skills. She believes in the adoption and use of assistive technology in enhancing the functional skill areas of their clients. Her involvement in several projects related to technology have led her to introduce virtual reality training for power chair users and the start-up of an independent living centre at CPAS.

Pampi also possesses Advanced Certification of Training and Evaluation (ACTA) and Advanced Certification of Learning and Performance (ACLP) – from IAL, awarded by WDA Singapore. As a trainer she conducts regular courses and workshops for therapists, parents, teachers, therapy assistants, teacher assistants, OT students on sensory integration, neurodevelopmental techniques, seating and positioning, prewriting/handwriting skills, assistive technology etc for her agency and other National Agencies like SSI and AIC.

She is also an associate faculty of Singapore Institute of Technology for OT school since 2018 and at SIT- SLP school from this year.

She has taken leadership and management courses at SNEF and an Executive Programme in Non-Profit Management Programme for 21 Century at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public policy.

She is also a Member of Social Service Skills Future Tripartite Taskforce Therapy Sub-team under MSF since 2020. As a member, in the development of Skills future framework for healthcare in 2018, one of her key contributions was providing input for inclusive playground and collaborated with AIC to design school to work programme for PWDs.