A- A A+

Find a Case Manager

To work with this professional, please contact ILS on 01722 742 442.

  Print this profile

Sue-Anne Zimmermann

Physiotherapist

Adults

  London | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Complex cases
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Multidisciplinary working
  • Neurological assessment
  • 15 years physiotherapy experience

Key Skills

  • In depth knowledge of the Neuro Rehabilitation pathway in Greater London
  • Developing rehabilitation plans based on the individuals identified need
  • Undertaking and supporting mental capacity assessments
  • Writing clear and concise assessment and progress reports
  • Providing support and education for families and carers
  • Strong advocate for clients

Profile

I am a professional and caring practitioner and I strive to achieve the best outcomes for every client. I believe building a good rapport with clients is essential to achieving optimum engagement in programmes and that building relationships with other professionals and carers ensure these goals are realised. I am extremely efficient and meticulously well organised.

Previous Clinical Experience

2018 to date Neuro Physiotherapist (locum) at Blackheath Brain injury Rehabilitation unit treating acquired brain injury clients for periods of up to 6 months. 2 units covered with clients having either highly complex physical presentation or complex behavioural presentation

2016 - 2018 Neuro Navigator (locum) for Guys and St Thomas Trust. This was a unique role where Sue-Anne worked collaboratively with patients, families and various professionals across agencies to ensure that patients with complex neuro-rehab needs are able to access the correct services at the right time. This is achieved through the application of expert neuro-rehab clinical reasoning skills, combined with knowledge of acute and community services across South East London. Supporting robust discharge planning, and facilitate the seamless transition of care between settings

2014 - 2016 Neuro Physiotherapist (locum) in 3 different Neuro Rehabilitation units; Claypond Hospital (LNWH), Athlone rehab unit (CLCH) and Robertson unit (LNWH). She also worked in an acute stroke unit at Croydon University hospital over this time. Providing inpatient neuro rehab to a wide variety of Neurological conditions as well as acquired brain injury.

Professional Qualification and Affiliations

  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • 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 Association of Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN)

Maintaining Excellence

Sue-Anne is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd covering the following areas:

  • Recruitment and Employment
  • Moving and Handling
  • Litigation Training
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Managing the Complexities of Running a Care Team
  • Safeguarding
  • Management of Risk

Go Back