Cynthia Scerri is a Senior Principal Occupational Therapist who graduated in 1988 and is currently managing the OT departments at Zammit Clapp Hospital and Karin Grech Hospital as well as the outpatient OT service at St Luke’s Hospital. She has specialized in the care of older persons and has a post-graduate diploma and a master’s degree in Gerontology and Geriatrics. The research for the completion of these studies included ‘Alzheimer’s Disease: The Model of Human Occupation as an alternative Occupational Therapy Treatment Approach’ and ‘Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy in the Rehabilitation of Elderly Patients who have undergone Hip Surgery.’ She has written a couple of articles in The Times of Malta and the Malta Journal of Occupational Therapy and has presented papers at various local conferences. She has also carried out clinical audits of the memory programme and home visit service offered at Zammit Clapp Hospital. Ms Scerri is chairperson of the Patient Education Material Committee, advisor on the Standardized Assessments Committee, member of the Heads of Department, Leadership and OT Managers’ Committees. She held the position of treasurer for several years in the Malta Association of Occupational Therapists. Ms Scerri is an assistant lecturer in the Occupational Therapy Division of the Institute of Health care teaching OT students. She also gives lectures during the INIA courses, the James Madision University (USA) seminars and dos in-service training of hospital staff during induction programmes and continuing educational programmes. Her special interest in neurorehabilitation including dementia care services.