OT & Case Manager
BSc (hons) Occupational Therapy
Helen qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1999 and has worked within the clinical fields of experienced orthopaedics, physical medicine, community rehabilitation and mental health. She continues to work as a senior therapist within the NHS and independently, working with adults of all ages. As case manager, Helen has worked with clients with serious brain injury and those who have suffered medical negligence.
Helen has worked extensively within multi-disciplinary teams throughout her career, and with families and other agencies. She is well versed in working with statutory, private, and voluntary organisations and has a strong foundation in providing supervision and support to support workers, families, and other professionals.
Helen has honed a holistic approach to her work, motivating individuals to maximise their capabilities, whilst encouraging independence and ensuring that their safety is upheld. As a Case Manager, her broad range of experience enables her to interact with clients and their families and friends at an extremely professional yet personable level, even under the most testing of circumstances. Helen’s clinical knowledge and expertise means that she provides her clients with the ability to approach rehabilitation with clarity and resolve. Helen has skills that can assess, design, and deliver carefully tailored care and rehabilitation packages, whilst identifying essential home adaptations and equipment needs.
Helen’s experience in the field of occupational therapy has provided her with an excellent ability to deal efficiently and professionally with a wealth of diverse and demanding client caseloads.
She has also lectured occupational therapy post graduate students. Helen is a Dementia champion with the NHS and the Alzheimer’s society.