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Eliot Lamb

Occupational Therapist

Adults

  Hampshire | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Mental Health
  • Recruiting & Managing 24 hour care teams
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • 13 years Case Management experience

Key Skills

  • Case managing clients with acquired brain injury and challenging behaviour through long term rehabilitation
  • Strong advocate for clients
  • Clear concise reports
  • Developing relationships with care agencies to ensure care provided is excellent.
  • Dynamic with strong communication skills
  • Setting up and managing multi-disciplinary teams to coordinate the rehabilitation pathway.

Profile

I have worked extensively with adults and most of my clients have had an acquired brain injury sustained at birth, in childhood, or adulthood. I am experienced in supporting individuals who have some or all of the following: epilepsy, physical impairments, communication impairments, cognitive impairments and psychological impairments.

I am energetic and innovative in my approach and very experienced in supporting adult clients and their families particularly in the areas of self-care, leisure and vocational activities and am familiar and confident in dealing with issues which come up during and post-litigation.

I am a professional mentor for a small team of ILS Case Managers, providing them with professional support to meet ILS’ high standards of client care and reflect the company values.

Previous Clinical Experience

2005 to 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 to 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 to 2005 Southampton Community Learning Disability Team (locum post).

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

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

Areas of Special Knowledge and Interest

Member of the Sexual Health and Disability Alliance (SHADA) which brings together professionals who work with disabled people and who may be struggling to support them in their sexual expression.

Maintaining Excellence

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

  • Litigation training
  • Recruiting, employing and managing support workers
  • Safeguarding
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Moving and Handling
  • Managing risk
  • Goal setting
  • Person-centred practice

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