Nichola has worked as a Case Manager for Independent Living Solutions since 2006 having qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1998.
As a Case Manager Nichola is skilled in assessing complex needs.
Nichola is a BABICM Advanced Registered Practitioner.
Nichola has excellent interpersonal skills facilitating a good working relationship with clients she advocates strongly on behalf of her clients in all areas. Nichola is particularly interested and skilled in providing advice, support and intervention regarding access to disability sport.
Nichola is an experienced Occupational Therapist particularly interested in neurological rehabilitation and disability sport.
Any areas within a one and a half hour drive from her base in Wiltshire.
September 2006 – Present Case Manager / Occupational Therapist Independent Living Solutions Ltd (ILS). Caseload of adults and children with acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury.
November 2000 – April 2007 Specialist Occupational Therapist - Spinal cord injuries: inpatients and outpatients (NHS). Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury
August 2003 - February 2006 Senior Occupational Therapist – Neurological rehabilitation (part time consultancy – private sector) Shelley Park Neuro Care Centre, Bournemouth
January 2000 - November 2000 Senior Occupational Therapist - Elderly Rehabilitation (NHS) Western Community Hospital, Southampton
July 1998 - January 2000 Basic Grade Occupational Therapist – Acute Physical, including Neurology and Orthopaedics (NHS). Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
Nichola is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in a varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions covering the following areas: