Helen’s role at ACM is to provide bespoke case management input for adults 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;
• Developing bespoke support packages, which will include recruiting, training and managing support workers;
• Risk assessment and the development of risk management plans.
Helen has extensive social work and management experience in a variety of settings, she has worked in local authority adult services dealing with complex cases and duty referrals, a local neurological rehabilitation centre and a specialist team working with younger adults with complex disabilities. Helen has also worked as a Best Interest Assessor and she helped develop the service in Norfolk and trained and worked with others within the Multi-Disciplinary environment to ensure good practice. She is committed to practising in an anti-discriminatory manner and to the principles of empowering practice. Helen has an excellent working knowledge of statutory funding streams and their assessment processes. Helen has a good understanding of the role of both family and paid carers and the challenges they face.
Helen is a BABICM member and is registered with the HCPC.