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BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
I am an experienced Occupational Therapist, who has been a practicing clinician since qualification in 1999. I have extensive experience of working in the field of physical and sensory rehabilitation. I have clinical expertise working within the fields of visual impairment, traumatic brain injury, spinal injuries, amputees and cardiology.
I am currently employed as a Senior Therapist within a specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Unit in the South West of England. Within this role I provide assessment, clinical interventions and care planning for clients who have acquired complex neurological conditions. My role includes detailed assessment of activities of daily living, assessment and treatment of cognitive impairment, provision of physical rehabilitation, home assessments and equipment provision.
In addition I undertake consultancy as a case manager for West Country Case Management. Within this role I provide assessment, liaison and co-ordination of care and rehabilitation packages for clients with complex neurological presentations.
I have specialist training and clinical interest in visual impairment conditions including glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration and visual field deficits.
I joined Somek and Associates in 2011 and accept instructions from both Claimant and Defendant Solicitors and Insurers. I have undergone formal training in the medico-legal process and am fully aware of my responsibilities under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) pertaining to Expert Witnesses.
2009 Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Skills and Studies, Derby University
2000 Certificate of Higher Education - Care and Support of the Visually Impaired, University of Plymouth
1999 BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, St Loyes School of Occupational Therapy, Exeter