Based in: Essex
Clients: East Anglia and surrounding areas
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
- PGDip Speech & Language Therapy (2004)
- BA (Hons) Linguistics (2000)
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT)
- Association of Speech & Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
- British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM)
Tom is a qualified Speech & Language Therapist with over 15 years’ experience working within both the NHS and private settings. Tom worked in the NHS for almost 11 years within both acute and community settings. Caseloads included progressive neurological conditions, stroke and brain injury.
Tom has worked as a catastrophic complex injury case manager since 2015, working with brain injured clients as well as other neurological and generic disabilities to access appropriate services and set up rehabilitation programmes. He has a wealth of experience of managing multi-disciplinary rehabilitation teams for adults, ensuring that the needs of the client are met.
Tom is able to provide case management for the following clients:
- Brain injury (Young and Older Adults)
- Cerebral Palsy
- Spinal Injuries
Tom is experienced in the management of the following:
- Behavioural difficulties
- Social and emotional difficulties
- Transitions and Independent living
- Mental health problems
- Accessing further education
- Communication difficulties
As a case manager, Tom has access to a network of appropriately trained, skilled and experienced treating professionals, that can be appointed to provide the multi-disciplinary team. Tom ensures therapists work cohesively and from goal-based platforms with measurable outcomes, to provide justification and rationale for on going therapy levels.
Tom’s clinical expertise is working with young and older adults with communication problems as a result of a stroke or a traumatic brain injury.
He has wide ranging experience of working as part of a team in acute settings and in rehabilitation centres, providing assessment and rehabilitation for adults with acquired communication and swallowing problems. He has also worked in a secure hospital setting, working with adults with Huntington’s Disease. Tom is experienced in providing communication and dysphagia training to staff and carers.
Tom maintains his clinical skills and knowledge through a variety of CPD events, including attendance at training and study days and frequent supervision.