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 Expert  731740

Expert in Physical Trauma, Rehabilitation, Brain Injury, Neurology, Orthapaedics, Post Traumatic Stress


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been actively involved in the assessment and treatment of individual clients and families with both a variety of physical and mental health difficulties. Expert has managed to rehabilitate the most complex and challenging individuals with time, consistency and expertise in her field of Occupational Therapy. Expert has gone that extra mile to facilitate individuals as well as their carers and families to obtain quality housing with full structural adaptation and appropriate aids and adaptations. Expert has also been instrumental in her rehabilitation work with ex-service men and women who as a result of active military service have experienced both physical trauma (muscular-skeletal injuries, amputee, acquired brain injury etc) often with a secondary factor such as acquired psychosis and post traumatic stress disorder. Expert has also been fully involved in the medico-legal arena providing highly detailed, lengthy and comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments to clients as a result of personal injury or trauma have experienced a limitation to their independent living skills, level of function and the debilitating effects of their injury. Part of the assessment role as an expert witness in litigation and personal injury instructions is for Expert to provide a clinical Medico-legal report to demonstrate her findings post assessment and to fully detail the impact of the individual injury on their activities of daily living. Expert's clinical report with recommendation is of an extremely high standard and with the professional excellence to stand up in a court of law. Expert has also provided comprehensive work place assessments to assist employers to obtain a greater work performance level and higher levels of motivation and moral for employees within its organisation. Additionally Expert has worked with the forensic arena looking at reducing risk, hazard and accident causation amongst the mental health and acquired brain injury arena. Expert is available and equipped to work nationally and overseas.
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birth defect

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damage

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expert witness

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forensics

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hazard

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health safety

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legal liability

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legal litigation support

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A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program

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accident causation

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age discrimination

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alcohol related injury

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birth injury

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blindness

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brain injury

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catastrophic injury

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cognitive disorder

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deaf-blind disorder

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deafness

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developmental disability

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disability

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disability accessibility

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disability and employment

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disability assessment

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disability claim

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disability income

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disability management

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dissociative disorder

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dynamic balance

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dyslexia

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eating disorder

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employee assessment

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employment

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factitious disorder

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head and neck injury

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head injury

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human developmental effect

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injury assessment

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injury law

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insanity

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insurance

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intellectual disability

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language disorder

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learning disability

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mental disorder

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mental health

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mental impairment

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mood disorder

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motorcycle accident

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neck injury

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neurology

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occupational injury

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orthopedic injury

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personal accident injury

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personal disability

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personal injury

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personal injury investigation

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personality disorder

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psychological injury

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psychology

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psychosis

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recreational injury

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schizophrenia

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seasonal affective disorder

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self-injury

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sport injury

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subluxation

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substance abuse

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swelling

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trauma

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wheelchair

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work capacity evaluation

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workplace injury

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adolescent psychology

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adult psychology

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alcoholism

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anorexia nervosa

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antisocial personality disorder

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apraxia

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bipolar disorder

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borderline personality disorder

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depressive disorder

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forensic mental health


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2000   BSc (Hons)   Occupational Therapy   Lancaster University   yes

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2013

 

NFI Consultancy

 

Expert Witness/Case Managment

 

Occupational Therapist

 

She was fully responsible for detailed and comprehensive functional assessments to clients with physical injury and debilitating conditions affecting their every day living skills and independence. In addition to provided clinical reports and recommendations. Expert Witness assessment reports for client/claimants involved in personal injury reports provided to insurers and legal representatives.

2004 to 2005

 

Cheadle Royal Hospital

 


 

Manager/Senior Occupational Therapist

 

Providing assessment and treatment packages (therapeutic group workings) to adults with complex mental health needs and challenging behavior and learning disability who are often detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) with a forensic history with sometimes an acquired head injury. Also CPA involvement, progress reporting and community integration working. Also solely responsible for the management of unit and supervision of junior staff which involved full support, supervision and appraisal. Liaising with outside agencies and statutory bodies. Full support/advice and education given to families and carers.

2000 to 2004

 

Merseycare Mental Health NHS Trust

 


 

Mental Health Occupational Therapist

 

Provide full assessment both standardized (Model of Human Occupation) and non-standardized of function, cognitive ability and independent living skills within an acute mental health facility and in the community. Also responsible for setting up and implementing and therapeutic programme which involved group and individual work. Additionally I was also involved with all CPA and multi-disciplinary workings within the facility.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

HCPC Opening doors

Licenses/Certifications

HCPC

Awards/Recognition

Honors Degree


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Full Lobbying for appropriate housing to local Council for an ex-service man with florid military flashbacks.
  • Full Expert Witness and Medico-Legal assessment reports for personal injury claims provided to insurers and legal representation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Highly experienced Expert Witness experience for personal injury claims more recently with amputees and acquired brain injury. Extensive experience of formal Medico-legal report writing with full Occupational Therapy clinical conclusions and recommendations.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Acquired psychosis, post traumatic stress disorder, The Mental Capacity Act

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Inclusion to a regional directory and focus groupings

Other Skills and Services

Stress/anxiety management, confidence building.


 

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