Coverage: London & the South East
Mark is an Occupational Therapist with extensive experience in the clinically recognised areas of neuro-rehabilitation and assessment, major adaptations, housing needs and environment assessment, and also as a qualified mobility assessor. He completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at University of Queensland, Australia in 1999. As a Case Manager, Mark manages adults and children who have sustained a wide range of catastrophic injuries, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation and complex physical and psychological trauma.
In his career, Mark has worked in a wide variety of settings: hospitals and community, acute and rehabilitation, health and social care systems, in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He has held clinical, specialist, case management and management roles in these sectors. Mark worked as a complex injury Case Manager with NeuroHealth for two years from 2010 to 2011, managing a case load of clients who had sustained neurological injuries. During this time, Mark established and developed key case management competencies and skills including comprehensive assessments and report writing, managing and co-ordinating multidisciplinary teams, and working with private and statutory services.
Mark’s clinical experience in neuro-rehabilitation has involved the management and coordination of clients’ rehabilitation and support within statutory services. This has included acute treatment, assessment and treatment via rehabilitation programmes, facilitating a smooth transition from rehabilitation to home, as well as advice on a consultative basis to other professionals and local agencies via a case management approach. Mark has neurological experience in brain and spinal cord injury, including the management of complex neurological conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, MND, Parkinson’s, cerebral palsy and supra-nuclear palsy, to name a few.
Mark has completed functional needs assessments for social services panels regarding clients with complex needs, in order to establish effective care and support packages for them within their home. This has included responsibility in the provision of specialist equipment and adaptations and moving/handling training to carers, families and staff.
Mark has managed occupational therapy services in both neuro and rehabilitation settings. He has also provided leadership whilst with Lambeth Accessible Transport and the Brisbane South Home Modification Service, responsible for the management of day to day operations, supervision of clinical and administrative staff, financial management and also for service development.
Mark has developed and provided training on brain injury and other neurological conditions, to other health professionals, injured clients and their families. He is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is a member of the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM).