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Sarah-Jane Davies

Occupational Therapist

Adults

Children

  Essex | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Mental Health
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Housing Adaptations
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams
  • 13 years Case Management experience
  • Recruiting and managing care teams
  • 13 Years Occupational Therapy Experience

Key Skills

  • Writing clear concise reports
  • Assessing for and resourcing assistive equipment
  • Coordinating effective rehabilitation plans
  • Providing case management to clients in Europe
  • Defining clear goals and outcome reporting
  • Providing support and education to families and carers

Profile

I am skilled in developing rehabilitation programmes for adults and children with brain and orthopaedic injuries and complex issues including clients with mental health conditions. Using excellent communication skills, I am able to coordinate rehabilitation packages and liaise with multidisciplinary teams to ensure that my clients' goals are met.

Previous Clinical Experience

2008 – Present Case Manager for ILS Case Management.

Experience includes:

Working with children and adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical, learning and social communication difficulties and mental health conditions.

Working in multi-disciplinary teams to develop rehabilitation goals, including behaviour management strategies for adult and younger clients.

Close liaison with Visual Impairment advisors, Speech and Language Therapists and Educators to develop communication passports, identifying appropriate assistive technology and arranging advocacy around communication of needs for adults and children.

Assessing, progressing and completing major housing adaptations through liaison with architects and builders to meet adult and young clients’ needs. Relocating clients to live independently in the community supported by appropriate care and managing those care teams.

Advocacy and assistance with vocational rehabilitation programmes.

Case management for clients in Sweden and Holland, travelling regularly. Advocacy for client and client’s family with consular authorities to repatriate within EU.

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

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

Maintaining Excellence

Sarah-Jane is committed to continuing professional development 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 - Training Session: Safeguarding Adults 26.02.2021
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Moving and Handling
  • Managing risk
  • Goal setting
  • Person-centred practice