Area of Expertise: Paediatric Physiotherapy
Qualifications: MCSP and member of the Health Professions Council
She sees clients in and around London M25 and South Coast
Helen graduated from Birmingham in 1991 and went to The Royal London Hospital to gain experience in acute paediatrics and then community based within children’s own homes and school.
She later moved into the charitable sector working as Head of Physiotherapy for The Children’s Trust, Tadworth for 10 years with children with acquired brain and spinal injuries alongside children with complex developmental delays who attended for respite or to attend St Margaret’s residential School onsite.
Helen has worked within private paediatric physiotherapy for the last 13 years, working with clients with a variety of neurological disabilities many of whom she has worked with for the whole of that period. She provides both hands on therapy and reports for health or education, particularly in complex cases where there may be a tribunal or educational statement.
Prior to and since working as a case manager Helen has worked with a variety of health and social care professionals and has accumulated a good knowledge of the holistic care required to support them. She has also managed therapists working in social services and thereby gained a good level of knowledge of statutory provisions and equipment.
Helen has always been passionate about challenging boundaries to achieve outcomes and always has a ‘can do’ attitude. She thrives on sharing her knowledge and enjoys teaching and developing others to support clients.
Helen is a member of the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists and holds a Certificate in Management Studies CIM.