Lucy qualified as an occupational therapist in 1994. She has extensive experience in the area of rehabilitation, neurological impairment as a result of traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, complex neurological and complex disability.
Lucy spent five years working as a senior therapist at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre and has a wealth of experience working with survivors of acquired brain injury and their families within the role of consultant occupational therapist for Headway Dorset. She has worked in the field of neurological rehabilitation as an independent consultant occupational therapist, with a specialist interest in cognitive rehabilitation and upper limb neurological impairment, and has comprehensive experience of case management.
In addition to working as a case manager for WCM, Lucy works as an independent neurological occupational therapist providing her skills and expertise to survivors of acquired brain injury and their families. She is particularly interested in cognitive rehabilitation and the provision of support for psychological and emotional effects of neurological impairment. Lucy also works preparing reports for the Court as a Rehabilitation Costs and Care Expert.
Lucy is highly skilled at liaising and working with both statutory and private agencies and in obtaining an inter-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation. She is very experienced in providing training and support to assist care staff in their work with a variety of client groups.
- Efficient time management skills
- Good ability to prioritise
- Highly committed to providing evidence-based interventions
- Extensive understanding of clients with complex needs
- Highly effective communicator
- Proficient at establishing goals with clients, family and professionals