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Imelda Molloy

Experience

  • The assessment, treatment and management of children with complex disabilities.
  • Writing clear, concise, comprehensive reports to clients and relevant professionals.
  • Close working with clients and their families to set realistic and measurable functional goals.
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Working collaboratively in a variety of community settings within education, health and social care.
  • Contributing to multiagency assessments of children referred to the Child Development Team. Management of caseload and appointments.
  • Contributing to clients Education Health and Care Plan and ensuring appropriate plan is delivered effectively. Contributing to client’s Annual Review reports and attending multidisciplinary meetings.
  • Using appropriate outcome measures to ensure treatment is effective.
  • Long term rehabilitation of client’s post-surgery including Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR).
  • Liaison with representatives from multiple equipment companies to arrange and complete assessment, demonstration, ordering and set up of equipment including standing frames, walkers and mobility aids and trikes. Basic wheelchair assessment skills and close liaison with Wheelchair Services.
  • Working with clients approaching transition to Adult services to ensure a coordinated transfer of healthcare and therapy provision.
  • Clinical Educator for Physiotherapy students on Placement.

Key Skills

  • Providing an excellent standard of care to her clients through her comprehensive assessment, treatment and management programmes and problem-solving abilities in order to assist clients to achieve their goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling her to develop a good working relationship and rapport with her clients, their families and wider support network, enabling her to effectively meet their needs in a holistic manner.

Professional Information

  • Member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Member of the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP)
  • Associate Member of Case Management Society of the United Kingdom (CMSUK)
  • Member of BABICM

Geographical Areas Covered

North London, Hertfordshire, Essex. Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire

Areas of Work

Paediatric Case Management
Paediatric Physiotherapy

Employment

Employment

2015 – March 2019
Specialist Paediatric Community Physiotherapist-London North West University Healthcare Trust
Imelda works with children and young people (0-18 years) with a variety of conditions and disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, developmental delay, acquired brain injury, Down Syndrome and Orthopaedic injuries (trauma).

Imelda has a special interest in working with clients involved in transitioning from Paediatric to Adult services and enjoys goal setting with young adults and their families in order to continue to enhance their independence and quality of life.

2013-2014
Paediatric Community Physiotherapist-Bromley Healthcare
Delivering Physiotherapy to clients in both the community setting and within a special school for children aged 5-19 with various disabilities. Within this role, Imelda was able to utilise other Physiotherapy treatment tools including Hydrotherapy, a mechanical horse and Ijoy and group exercise sessions.

She was able to develop her communication skills further through the use of Makaton and this role assisted in developing Imelda’s knowledge of Augmentative and Alternative communication devices.

2011-2013
Paediatric Physiotherapy Assistant, Neuro Orthopaedics-Evelina London Children’s Hospital
This role enabled Imelda to work closely with clients and their families to understand the complex needs of clients with Cerebral Palsy and acquired brain injury. She gained experience in completing a variety of outcome measures, both pre and post Orthopaedic surgery with clients and their carers. This included functional measures such as the Gross Motor Function Measure and quality of life measures such as the Caregiver Priorities and Child Health Index of Life with Disabilities (CPCHILD) questionnaire and the Paediatric Pain Profile (PPP.) This further enhanced her knowledge of the practicalities of daily life and potential difficulties that this client group experience.

Maintaining Excellence

Imelda is committed to continuing her professional development through further learning, reflective practice and peer review. She is an active member of service development within her team and has participated in audits, client questionnaires and parent/carer information leaflet development.

Imelda ensures that she is compliant within areas of mandatory training including:

  • Safeguarding-Level 3
  • Manual Handling
  • Resuscitation and Basic Life Support
  • Infection Control

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