Location: Carol is based in East Sussex and has a 2-hour capture area.
Health specialism: Carol Rideout has been working in the NHS, Local Authority and private sector with clients who have had various neurological diseases since qualifying as an Occupational Therapist in 1998.Carol has worked specifically in Neuro Rehab for the last two years.Prior to this, she worked in a community rehab team with a variety of physical conditions including Parkinsons disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neuron Disease, Huntingdons Disease.Throughout her career, Carol has taken an interest in supporting her client’s mental health alongside the physical conditions.More recently Carol has worked in a job centre, supporting clients with a variety of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar and psychosis.
Health experience: Carol has worked in the NHS and Adult Social Care since 1998.Carol has enjoyed working in the acute hospital sector, A and E, community rehabilitation teams, intermediate care teams and long term complex case management in adult social care.Carol has enjoyed working as a specialist Occupational Therapist in a neuro rehab team for the last two years.Carol has also worked as an independent Occupational Therapist advised and recommending major adaptations.Carol has worked as a Case Manager since January 2019 for Unite Professionals.
Years experience: Over 16.
Describe yourself in one sentence: Carol Rideout is a friendly, dedicated and positive individual who works very hard to ensure that the best possible outcomes are achieved with her clients.
Why would you use UP: Unite Professionals are run by passionate and knowledgable Occupational Therapists with specialist interests in supporting those after complex injuries.UP is a highly professional organisation with devoted professionals who are dedicated to supporting their staff and their clients with the best possible service.