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Kim Small

Physiotherapist

Adults

  Wiltshire | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Re-Walk trained therapist
  • Neurotechnology
  • 6 years working at Salisbury Spinal Injuries Unit
  • 8 years physiotherapy experience

Key Skills

  • Managing individuals with complex, complete and incomplete spinal cord injury.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Clear concise reports
  • Coordination of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong client advocate
  • Providing education and support to families and carers

Profile

I have worked extensively with individuals with Spinal Cord Injury in a variety of settings, from acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and in long term management. I take a holistic approach when working with clients and their families and I am passionate about ensuring clients receive high quality in care in order to achieve their full potential post injury.

Previous Clinical Experience

  • Hobbs Rehabilitation - Specialist Physiotherapist - Working with clients providing neurological rehabilitation
  • Salisbury Spinal Injuries Unit - Senior Physiotherapist - Working with clients with complete and incomplete spinal cord injury

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • 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 Association of Chartered Physiotherapists with and Interest of Neurology (ACPIN)
  • Member of Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (MASCIP)
  • Member of Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)
  • Posture and Seating
  • Spasticity Management
  • Pain Management
  • Neurotechnology

Maintaining Excellence

Kim 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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