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Jacqueline Agyekum

Occupational Therapist

Children

  London | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Recruiting & Managing 24 hour care teams
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams
  • Sensory Integration
  • 14 years Occupational Therapy experience
  • Complex clinical needs

Key Skills

  • Supporting children and families with complex and chronic conditions.
  • Dynamic with strong communication skills.
  • Provision of Occupational Therapy treatment using, evidence-based, client centred approaches and undertaking standardised assessments.
  • Writing clear, concise and comprehensive reports.
  • Strong advocate for clients
  • Providing support and education to families and carers.

Profile

I use a client centred and collaborative approach bringing together those involved to provide children and their families with the highest quality support. I see my communication skills as being key to developing good working relationships and enabling children to achieve their potential.

Previous Clinical Experience

2008 - Present Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist–Evelina London Community Services. Responsibilities include; Assessment and treatment of children from 0-19 with physical disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and other conditions affecting development. Complex case management/key working. Upper limb assessment and splinting. Detailed written reports and analysis of complex information. Service development responsibilities including audits. Contribution to policy writing around manual handling.

2015 to Present Associate Occupational Therapist with The OT Practice.

2014 to Present Care Quality Commission - Specialist advisor. Participating in CQC inspections when required, providing verbal and written information to the inspection lead.

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

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

Areas of Special Knowledge and Interest

Post graduate certificate in Sensory Integration – University of Ulster 2012.

Maintaining Excellence

Jacqueline is committed to maintaining her 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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