Tracey became a Brain Injury Case Manager in 2007, when she commenced working with Independent Living Solutions. She is passionate about working with people who experience cognitive difficulties and has developed a strong skill set in meeting the needs of adult clients and their families. Tracey is a BABICM Advanced Registered Practitioner
Tracey works actively towards achieving independence and maximizing outcomes for her clients. Essentially she works with, advocates for and facilitates for the client, to identify their priorities and to achieve their potential. Her approach is client centered, she also works closely with the client’s family to ensure that they are supported and included in the process.
Her skill at coordinating and communicating effectively with all professionals, is the key to creating a rehabilitation team, tailored to each client. Tracey works with ‘care’ staff to achieve effective sustainable relationships, helping them to work towards their clients goals and feel supported in their role.
Predominantly covering Kent, the South East and South East London
2007 – Present Advanced Practitioner Case Manager/Occupational Therapist with Independent Living Solutions.
2005 – Present Independent practice: Providing occupational therapy and case management services to an Ex-Serviceman’s charity, Housing Association, private sector rehabilitation services and individual clients.
2002 - 2007 Kent County Council (Social Services): Managing complex OT cases in paediatrics and adult services. Supervision and training/teaching of staff and deputising for Team Leader.
1997 - 2002 Surrey County Council (Social Services): Providing Occupational Therapy, working with all age groups, including supervision of staff.
1996 – 1997 The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Sq. London Inpatient and outpatient services for long term degenerative neurological conditions, supervision/training of staff and students.
1994 – 1996 Tolworth Hospital – Stroke Unit. Providing occupational therapy and assisting in the development of this new 15 bedded unit. Supervision and teaching of staff and students.
1993 - 1994 Chailey Heritage – Developing a new post in the specialist paediatric brain injury unit within an inter-disciplinary team.
1992 – 1993 Care of the elderly rehabilitation at Glenfield General Hospital, Leicester and also Horsham Community Hospital, West Sussex.
1990 and 1991 Occupational Therapy Assistant at Lyndon Psychiatric Day Clinic, Solihull and also East Birmingham Community Mental Health Unit.
Tracey is committed to maintaining her continuous professional development, skills and abilities; she engages readily in varied training, both externally and that supported by Independent Living Solutions, covering the following areas: