Location: Kara is based in Oxfordshire and has a 2-hour catchment area.
Health specialism: Since qualifying in 2008, Kara has gained wide experience in many clinical areas. She is a mentor and provides supervision to other professionals and teams. Her clinical work has seen her gain knowledge of neurological conditions, brain injury complex orthopedic presentations and hand therapy.
Kara has completed major adaptation specialist training and also animal assisted therapy training. Kara has wide skills base and many of which are transferable into the field of case management where her dynamic approach will prove to benefit both the client and the stakeholders alike. Kara is experienced in all of the following areas:
Complex orthopaedic Paediatric Brain Injury, Adult Brain Injury, Neurological Conditions, Burns Injuries, Hand Therapy, Amputations Desensitisation Techniques, Sensory integration Techniques, Spinal Injury.
Health experience: Kara is a highly qualified Occupational Therapist with a wealth of experience in providing specialist assessment and support to individuals with complex physical disability, mental health and social care needs.She is experienced in working as an integral member of Multidisciplinary Team meetings and used to coordinating and progressing treatment programs.
Kara works regularly with setting short and long term goals with clients that are realistic and appropriate to meet individual client goals.She has advanced knowledge and understanding around provision or non-provision of equipment, minor and major adaptations and rehabilitation intervention informs this approach.
Her previous roles have also required an in-depth understanding of relevant legislation, procedures and techniques to ensure all individual clients receive the best quality care.
Years experience: Over 12.
Describe yourself in one sentence: Passionate, always willing to learn and develop and gain new knowledge
Why would you use UP: Unite Professionals are very client centred and creative in terms of developing rehabilitation programs specifically to meet the needs of their clients.