Do you want to work with a highly motivated Occupational Therapist who works predominantlyin the field of stroke, brain injury and neurology. I have 20 years experience in the job and I can assessment and treat individuals with physical, cognitive and behavioural difficulties. I also am qualified to assess for saeboflex and FES of the upper limb. I am also trained in constraint induced movement therapy. I can assess for adaptations and equipment to aid independence. I have completed my Diploma in CBT so can use these techniques to confidently work with individuals who have anxiety, depression and addictions.
Training, qualifications & experience
v Braintree training - Cognitive rehabilitation for health professionals.
v Braintree training - Advanced attention.
v Braintree training - Advanced information processing.
v Braintree training - Understanding and dealing with behavioural problems following brain injury.
v Braintree training - Insight workshop.
v Nikki Adams- Balance Assessment and Management following TBI –including visual perceptual influences.
v 3 weekend bobath course (BBTA) –
- i) What is normal movement?
- ii) Assessment and Treatment of Adults with Neurological Conditions Part B High tone and Low tone.
v Harrison Training – Apraxia – An evidence based approach.
v BBTA - Locomotion: a problem solving workshop focusing on the recovery of gait within the context of posture and balance in neurological rehabilitation.
v Bond Solon Training - Basic courtroom skills.
v Bond Solon Training - Health Records training.
v NEBS - First line management course.
v Basic wheelchair accreditation training.
v Basic splinting course.
v Somek- The upper limb with abnormal tone - Preparation for splinting.
v Somek- Splinting for abnormal tone.
v Somek- Splinting for abnormal tone - putting theory into practice.
v Salisbury FES - Upper limb functional electrical stimulation.
v Harrison Training - Constraint induced movement therapy.
v Competency training to complete swallowing screens through in service training and work based competencies.
v Kate Malcomess - Care Aims: Framework for effective clinical reasoning and decision making.
v In service work based training - Nutritional Screening in the Community.
v Training attended on the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of liberty.
v LEO training – mandatory work based training.
v Attendance the 3rd UK stroke forum, Harrogate.
v Exercise for the prevention of falls, Later life Training.
v Lydia Dean – Sensory Dynamic Orthoses training.
v Harrison Associates – Basic report writing skills.
v Harrison Associates – Medico-legal report writing.
v Saeboflex training forsaeboflex splint assessment and treatment
v FISC training – 24 hour postural management (specialist seating and sleep system assessments).
v Psychcorp – Cogmed training.
v Fiona MacNeill – Appreciative Leadership Course.
v Therapeutic Listening Training.
v Pearson Assessment – Online cognitive training (allows for use of psychology assessments BADS, TEA, Doors and People).
v Occupational Science course – through Lancashire Care Foundation Trust, commencing April 2014.
v Stroke training core competencies – July 2015.
v Stroke training 17 advancing modules – July 2015.
v Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation for per Extremity Rehabiitation (9 hours online study, 6 hours self-directed study and 2 hour exam – July to September 2015.
v Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the Albert Ellis Module – July to October 2015.
v Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (KEW training academy) – November 2015 – February 2016
v Presentation at the October 2009 Age Concern conference – Face a Brighter Future.
v Presentation at Preston and Chorley Headway learning event - interdisciplinary team working. September 2012.
v Presenting at Preston and Chorley Headway learning event on “Rehabilitation and Beyond”. June 2013.
v Presenting at Preston and Chorley Headway learning event on “the rehabilitation pathway”. September 2014.
v Upper limb interventions: A review of our current interventions and the use of constraint induced movement therapy and FES (following recent training), Ann-Marie Clarke, News- specialist section- Neurological Practice, Journal No 39, June 2011 edition.
v Is it language, cognition or what? The benefits of an interdisciplinary team approach to treatment, Ann-Marie Clarke, News- specialist section- Neurological practice, Journal No 40, December 2011 edition.
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