Emma’s role at ACM is to provide bespoke case management input for children and young people with brain injuries, cerebral palsy, spinal injuries or other complex disabilities, who require care, support and rehabilitation. This involves:
- Assessment of the clients ongoing case management, care and rehabilitation needs;
- Coordinating services from the statutory and independent sector;
- Commissioning and managing rehabilitation;
Liaising with schools and other educational establishments;
- Developing bespoke support packages, which will include recruiting, training and managing support workers;
- Risk assessment and the development of risk management plans.
Emma’s professional career has predominantly been spent working with children and young people. She has a background as a Paediatric Physiotherapist, and has worked extensively both in the NHS and the Independent Sectors. She has developed expertise in clinical practice in many different fields but particularly working with children and young people with neurological conditions, traumatic brain injury and developmental delay.
Having worked for many years in community settings, Emma has a sound understanding of the challenges faced by families and works hard with all involved in the team around a child to ensure that the child remains safe and is able to thrive at all times. She has sourced other treating therapists as needed, organised multi-disciplinary teams and facilitated communication between parties to ensure all involved with the child are working towards common rehabilitation goals. Emma has a keen commitment to family centred practice and is confident and skilled in liaising with all parties involved in order to sustain strong professional working relationships. She has worked with support workers to ensure plans are carried through both for general care needs and in specific treatment plans for the child.
Emma is a member of BABICM, and is registered with the HCPC.