Natalie Johnson

Natalie is skilled in working with clients who have medium to complex rehabilitation needs both in clinical and community settings. She is proficient in risk assessing the clients’ equipment, environmental, clinical and social needs in order to complete detailed care needs assessments and produce appropriate rehabilitation recommendations. This involves working closely with the multi-disciplinary teams, the patient and their family to set realistic and achievable goals, empowering and guiding the client throughout the rehabilitation process.

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Leanne Potts

Leanne is an occupational therapist with extensive experience in case management and vocational rehabilitation in both Australia and the UK.  Leanne worked for seven years in the field of disability support and statutory welfare providing a range of services including case management, referral and signposting services.  She has been involved in case management in the personal injury sector since 2004.  Her caseload has focussed on complex orthopaedic injuries including amputations and has also included burns, de-gloving and crush injuries.  Leanne has strong mental health experience working with individuals with PTSD, anxiety and depression both as a primary illness and a sequelae to a physical injury.  Many of the individuals that Leanne has worked with have had long standing injuries and have developed chronic pain in addition to their primary injury or illness.

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Kayur Kotecha

Kayur specialises in the clinical & rehabilitation case management of individuals whom have experienced life-changing injuries following significant poly-trauma. Kayur has a broad range of experience in the management of individuals who have become socially excluded following multiple or complex orthopaedic, neuro-musculoskeletal and psychological injuries as well as experience of working with brain and spinal cord injured clients.

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Alexandra Hitchcock

Alexandra has ten years’ experience working with clients following injury or illness in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She specialises in working with clients with acquired brain injury with eight years’ experience in specialist inpatient units and community rehabilitation services; utilising the latest clinical evidence and experience to support her clinical reasoning.

Alexandra has specialist experience working with clients in level one brain injury rehabilitation services; managing complex discharge planning, challenging behaviours, complex family dynamics and equipment needs. In the community setting Alexandra has experience in transitioning clients from inpatient to home settings and from home into supported accommodation environments.

Alexandra has worked in both the public and private sectors throughout London, building an extensive knowledge of available services.

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Barry Lehane

Barry is an experienced Case Manager who readily develops good rapport and excellent working relationships with clients and their families. Barry works effectively with families and their legal teams to implement packages of support and programmes of rehabilitation that meet the client’s needs whilst providing clear evidence of need and progress.

Barry has extensive experience in managing complex cases and ensuring all members of the multidisciplinary team are working effectively towards the client’s rehabilitation goals. Barry prides himself in his ability to source appropriate professionals to support clients in optimising their rehabilitation potential.

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Gill Horler

Gill is a registered Occupational Therapist with over 18 years’ experience working with clients with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments.  She has considerable experience and knowledge in a wide range of complex cases including acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and neurological conditions.  Gill is passionate about enabling people to achieve fulfilling and rewarding lives, as independently as possible, working closely with the client, their family and the multidisciplinary team.

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Helen Stewart

Helen Stewart has worked as a case manager for over 9 years and gained experience working with adults who face complex multifaceted challenges as a result of catastrophic injuries.

She has experience in the management of amputees, complex orthopaedic problems, and spinal injuries, which may also be combined with mild brain injury, psychological disturbance, and pre-existing conditions.

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Helen Barber

 

Helen is a registered General Nurse, District Nurse and Nurse Prescriber who has worked at a senior level in the NHS for the past 18 years.  Working within the community setting has given Helen an in-depth knowledge and transferable skill set which work well within the role of Case Management. This unique insight allows her to expertly assess the needs of her patients with very diverse and complicated medical and nursing requirements.

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Beccy Westaway

Beccy has diverse experience as a physiotherapist within the NHS, military and private practice, and has treated a wide range of complex conditions.

Beccy has been working as a Rehabilitation Case Manager in the UK since 2011, and is an advanced member of BABICM.

Beccy predominantly works with adults who have sustained catastrophic injury, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, complex orthopaedic injuries and other neurological conditions. She has specialist knowledge in dizziness and balance disorders.

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Elaine Gaffney

Elaine has in excess of 25 years’ experience working with clients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and orthopaedic injuries. She is able to utilise current clinical evidence to support her clinical judgment and has successfully managed clients and their families following SCI.

Elaine has extensive specialist knowledge and experience in the management of physical and neurological injury and the complex problems these conditions frequently carry with them. She is able to support clients with their rehabilitation management and has considerable experience negotiating, implementing and evaluating client centred rehabilitation programmes linking statutory and private services wherever possible.

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