Carolyna Franklin

Occupational Therapist | Adults
within 2 hours travel time

Experience

  • 25 Years Occupational Therapy Experience
  • 3 years case management experience
  • Assessing for and recommending major housing adaptations and equipment
  • Mental Health
  • Professional reports
  • Wide variety of clinical experience including acquired brain injury

Key Skills

  • Excellent communicator and ability to build rapport
  • Collaborative team worker
  • Leadership skills
  • High standards and accuracy in report writing
  • Strong advocate for clients and their families
  • Managing effective therapy and support packages

Profile

As a qualified health professional, I have over 25 years of experience of working with clients with a range of disabilities in the public, charitable and independent sectors. I am always a strong advocate for my clients and their families and always strive to provide the best possible service I can. I am passionate about supporting my clients to achieve what is most important to them and work hard to ensure the care and support they receive is tailored specifically to their particular needs.

Previous Clinical Experience

March 2022 – present; Occupational Therapist, Enable Therapy Services Ltd

Vocational assessments, including Functional Capacity Assessments and Job Demands Analysis

November 2019 to March 2024; Occupational Therapist, Brighton & Hove Council

Housing and Major Adaptations Team

Jan 2019 – August 2022 – Rehabilitation Case Manager, Unite Professionals

Professional Qualifications & Affiliations

  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy East Anglia University 1998
  • MSc (Hons) module, Self-Management of long-term neurological conditions, St George’s London University 2019
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT)
  • Health Care Professions Council
  • RCOT Specialist section of Work (RCOT-SS-Work)
  • RCOT Specialist section of Neurology (RCOT-SS-Neurology)
  • Professional member of Vocational Rehab Association (PVRA)
  • British Association Brain Injury & Case Management (BABICM)

Maintaining Excellence

Carolyna is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd which includes the following areas:

  • Capacity and Consent
  • Safeguarding
  • Recruitment and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Management of Risk
  • Moving and Handling
  • GDPR