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Eliot Lamb - BSc (Hons) OT

Eliot joined ILS as a brain injury case manager in 2006.

Eliot has considerable experience of case management of those with acquired brain injury focusing on maximizing their potential and ensuring they have access to the support they need to optimise their rehabilitation potential. As a Case Manager with an Occupational Therapy background Eliot approaches each situation from a client centered holistic perspective

Experience

  • Case management of adults with an acquired brain injury
  • Writing clear concise comprehensive needs assessments using functional and cognitive assessment skills
  • Developing rehabilitation plans to action identified recommendations
  • Assessing for and sourcing assistive equipment
  • Supporting clients to maximize vocational opportunity
  • Liaising with multi-disciplinary team members coordinating the rehabilitation pathway
  • Developing relationship with care agencies to ensure care provided is excellent
  • Case managing clients with acquired brain injury and challenging behavior through long term rehabilitation
  • Experience of recruiting support staff and buddies
  • Supporting support staff to understand their roles and engage effectively with clients

Key Skills

Eliot has excellent interpersonal skills facilitating a good working relationship with clients. Eliot advocates strongly on behalf of his clients in all areas.

Professional

  • Member of British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Advanced Member of British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM)
  • Member of Case Management Society United Kingdom (CMSUK)

Areas of Work

Case Management of adults with complex needs, Occupational Therapy.

Geographical Areas Covered

Any areas within a two hour drive of Southampton.

Employment

2006 – Present Independent Living Solutions. Brain Injury Case Manager/Occupational Therapist, working with adults with traumatic brain injury assisting them to maximize their potential in self care, leisure, and vocational activities.

2005-2006 Southampton Community Learning Disability team (locum post). Occupational therapist working with adult clients assisting them to maximize their potential in self care and leisure activities. Advising support staff how to engage with clients. Assessing for and sourcing assistive equipment.

2005-2005 Nunton Unit Neurological Outpatients, Salisbury District Hospital (locum post). Occupational therapist working with adults with acquired neurological conditions such as strokes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, and traumatic brain injury. Assessing functional ability including ability to carry out activities of daily living in home environment; memory (using Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test), and screening for suitability of return to driving (using Stroke Drivers’ Screening Assessment). Assessing for and sourcing assistive equipment. Working closely with neurophysiotherapists, specialist stroke nurse, and Social Services.

2003-2005 Southampton Community Learning Disability Team (locum post). As per entry December 2005 to April 2006.

2001-2003 A variety of locum occupational therapy posts including one year for Portsmouth Social Services. Worked on acute medical wards at North Hampshire hospital (Basingstoke), Queen Alexandra hospital (Portsmouth), and St. Mary’s hospital (Portsmouth) working with adults with a variety of conditions including strokes, cancers, heart conditions, dementias, and pulmonary disorders.

1999-2001 Southampton General Hospital, basic grade rotation (changed every 6 months). Included 6 months working with Professor Lindsay McLellan on Victoria House Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, 6 months on acute medical wards, and 6 months working on an elderly rehabilitation ward.

Maintaining Excellence

Eliot is committed to maintaining his skills and abilities and engages readily in a varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions covering the following areas:

  • Recruitment and Employment
  • Moving and Handling
  • Litigation Training
  • Emergency First aid at work
  • Managing the complexities of running a care team
  • Safeguarding
  • Management of Risk

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