Tracheostomy and Ventilation Care of Adults and Children
Adult and Children Safeguarding
I have over 30 years’ experience as a Specialist Community Practitioner. I was a Specialist Nurse adviser for children’s disabilities in Early Support and have 6 years’ experience as a case manager. I am a conscientious and dedicated case manager who has a goal based holistic approach together with measurable outcomes for clients and their families. I am able to support them through the litigation process and post litigation with ongoing support.
I provide a sensitive and compassionate approach to clients and their families in ensuring that they feel confident working with me. I quickly develop a positive working relationship with clients and their families and apply my skills and knowledge to overcome challenges.
Professional Qualifications and Affiliations
Advanced Registered Practitioner, British Association of Brain Injury and Complex Case Management (BABICM)
Member of Case Management Society United Kingdom (CMSUK)
Registered General Nurse
Specialist Community Practitioner
Member of the Royal College of Nursing
Areas of Special Knowledge and Interest
My first-hand extensive knowledge and training encompasses children, young adults and older adults with a range of neurological injuries including many with significant additional medical complexities. I am able to work autonomously in supporting clients and their families and have worked with many rehabilitation centres. My case management skills include:
Immediate Needs Assessments
Case Management Action Plans and Progress Report
Understanding of the requirements of the litigation process
Management of community care packages
Safeguarding and Risk Assessment
Mental Capacity Act
Managing challenging behaviours
Sourcing and implementing therapy packages, care packages, equipment and securing appropriate accommodation and any associated adaptations required.
Supporting clients returning to work or education, ensuring that the environment which they are going into is accessible and any additional equipment that is required is obtained
Implementing leisure activities
Supporting Children with Education, Health and Care Plans, liaising with Schools and Social Services.
Linda is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd covering the following areas:
Recruiting, employing and managing support workers