Sarah joined ACM with over 20 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist; her career has seen her working within both Physical Disability and Mental Health Services in the statutory sector. Her extensive experience in these areas and her wide range of clinical skills and knowledge, gives Sarah a unique perspective for case management. She is a strong communicator, is reliable and resourceful; she works well within a multi-disciplinary team but can also work autonomously when this is required. She is calm under pressure and carefully prioritises her workload in order to get the best outcomes for her clients.
Sarah’s case management role at ACM is to provide bespoke case management input for adults with brain injuries and other complex disabilities, who require care, support and rehabilitation. She has particular experience of working with clients who have dual diagnosis of brain injury and mental health conditions. She works with clients both pre and post settlement of personal injury and medical negligence awards. She has a varied case load of clients with cerebral palsy, brain injury, and complex orthopaedic injuries. Sarah is involved in all aspects of the case management role, and is an experienced report writer, preparing immediate needs assessment reports and costed case management reports. She has extensive experience in the coordination of services and managing professional multidisciplinary teams, she is passionate about sourcing the right therapists to work with her clients on their rehabilitation journeys.
In her role within the Head Injury Service for adults with traumatic brain injury in Cambridgeshire, Sarah was part of the multi-disciplinary framework around the client providing clinical assessment and treatment to the clients and providing family support. Sarah has a particular interest in Vocational Rehabilitation and this has been the main focus of her recent roles within the head injury team and also when working within acute mental health services.