Lynsay Mills

Case Manager, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset

Graduated as a Physiotherapist in 1998 and has additional training in Hydrotherapy, Upper Limb rehabilitation, FES (functional electrical stimulation) and is a member of ACPIN (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists In Neurology)

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Lynsay works as a Case Manager with Breakthrough Case Management Ltd; additionally, she maintains her own independent neuro-physiotherapy  practice. Lynsay oversees a varied case management portfolio; predominantly, her caseload includes major trauma and clients with life changing catastrophic injuries.

 

Lynsay’s clinical background includes working with clients with long term disabilities and she has extensive experience working within Multidisciplinary teams; setting goals and co-ordinating rehabilitation.

 

Lynsay graduated as a Physiotherapist in 1998 and has additional training in Hydrotherapy, Upper Limb rehabilitation, FES (functional electrical stimulation) and is a member of ACPIN (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists In Neurology). She has clinical experience covering a wide range of acute and rehabilitative areas including NHS and private services both within inpatient settings and the community. This included working with adults, young people and children with various neurological conditions including brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, peripheral neuropathy and cerebral palsy.

 

Lynsay also completed a PGCEi in 2017 having spent many years in a pastoral capacity within Boarding schools, both in the UK and overseas.  Her background in educational settings gives her experience working with children within a pastoral role, in the classroom and as a gymnastics coach. She has brought this experience to her clinical practice and undertaken advisory paediatric physiotherapy work on FES, assessment for a child in Special Educational School and hydrotherapy sessions post SDR surgery.

 

Within the education sector, Lynsay primarily worked in pastoral care and SEN provision. She was responsible for designing and implementing educational plans for students and ensuring their needs were met.

 

Lynsay’s career history includes senior positions in both the NHS and within the private healthcare sector including in-patient and community Brain injury rehabilitation, a multidisciplinary team for clients with long term neurological conditions and privately providing therapy to clients post traumatic injury.

Lynsay has a passion for keeping up to date with the latest approaches in therapy, this enables her to champion new ideas and innovations that benefit her clients.

 

Lynsay enjoys keeping active, taking part in Triathlons, running events and  most recently learning Karate with her children; she actively engages with local charities in support of individuals with neurological injury. She is known for having a calm and considered approach and for being able to empathise with others. Lynsay is well organised and has exceptional communication skills.

 

Lynsay is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy; Association of Physiotherapists in Neurology; The British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers and is registered with the Health Care Professions Council.

Becky Milnor

Case Manager, Somerset, Wiltshire & Devon

Chartered Physiotherapist (qualified member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy) with over 20 years of experience in the profession. She has worked within the NHS and in the private sector as a Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist for the last 17 years.

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Based in Clevedon near Bristol, Becky works as a Case Manager for Breakthrough Case Management where she is an active member of the team; Becky has an active case load of clients with a principal remit of brain and catastrophic injury . Over the years, she has developed her specialist skills by completing a range of courses in physiotherapy, postural management, leadership and medico-legal training.  She has a wealth of experience in report writing for statutory and legal purposes and is used to working collaboratively with both medical and legal professionals.

Becky is a Chartered Physiotherapist (qualified member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy) with over 20 years of experience in the profession. She has worked within the NHS and in the private sector as a Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist for the last 17 years. Becky has gained a wealth of experience working with children with a range of neurodevelopmental, respiratory and orthopaedic conditions. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, schools, specialist rehabilitation centres and within the community. Her work has involved functional assessment and rehabilitation of children and adults with complex medical, physical and learning difficulties   including Cerebral Palsy, brain injury, autism and complex genetic disorders.

Becky has a particular interest and experience in the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy following SDR (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy).

Pivotal to Becky’s work is her ability to effectively communicate in an empathetic manner with children, adults, their families and support staff. She strives to build a positive rapport and trusting working relationships. She is innovative and flexible in her approach to identifying needs, planning provision and providing rehabilitation programmes for individuals.

Becky has personal experience of a sibling with physical disabilities and has a comprehensive understanding of the range of factors impacting on children with complex disabilities and their families. She is pro-active in her manner and passionate about providing a person- centred approach to her case management work. She is highly motivated to achieve positive outcomes for clients and their families and improve their quality of life.

In addition to working as a Case Manager, Becky is an independent paediatric physiotherapist.

Lisa Morgan-Shaw

Case Manager, Devon & Cornwall

A Registered General and Children’s Nurse, qualifying in 1991, having trained at Sheffield Children’s and the Hallamshire Hospitals. Lisa has 32 years’ experience, working in various settings including care homes, hospitals, schools, hospice and the community

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Lisa is a Registered General and Children’s Nurse, qualifying in 1991, having trained at Sheffield Children’s and the Hallamshire Hospitals. She has 32 years’ experience, working in various settings including care homes, hospitals, schools, hospice and the community.

Priding herself on being pro-active, open, honest and transparent; Lisa is a great communicator, insightful and empathetic to the needs of others.

Lisa is an experienced Manager, skilled in supervision, mentoring, training, coaching and teaching. Regularly co-ordinating and chairing multi-disciplinary meetings.

Over the years, she has managed the care for children with complex medical, physical and learning difficulties, life limiting and life -threatening conditions. Lisa specialises in children’s palliative care, symptom management, end of life planning and care; her expertise includes supporting children with Spina Bifida, heart defects, cerebral palsy, complex genetic disorders, autism, muscular dystrophy, neurological conditions, cancers, tumours, blood disorders, shunts, endocrine and swallowing problems.

Lisa is an experienced member of the Breakthrough Case Management team, working closely with integrated services, encompassing Social workers, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Learning Difficulty Nurses, Rovic, Hearing Impairment Specialists, Portage, Early Years and ASC Team. Lisa has forged close working relationships with local Consultants to optimise a high standard of care to support each individuals’ medical needs.

Lisa enjoys empowering families and supports them to make difficult decisions using her wealth of experience to problem solve and establish the correct care and rehabilitation solutions. She enjoys a challenge and strives to make a difference, optimising quality of life. Putting the child and family at the centre of all decisions, Lisa recognises abilities rather than focusing on disabilities. Lisa is skilled   in identifying individual needs, providing tailored rehabilitation and putting together care packages   to support her clients.

Lisa has personal experience of growing up and supporting a sister with autism and complex needs, which has given her a unique insight and deep understanding of the difficulties and challenges faced by the families of her clients.

Suzi Rodd

Case Manager, Devon, Somerset and South England

Occupational Therapist with career history spanning over 25 years in both the NHS and Private Sector.
Highly experienced Senior Case Manager (paediatric and adult).

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Suzi is an Occupational Therapist with over 25 years of experience in the profession. She has worked within the NHS, residential specialist schools, charities, private head injury units and statutory services. For the last 11 years, Suzi has worked as an independent occupational therapist, case manager and medico legal expert.

Based in Plymouth, South Devon, Suzi works as a Case Manager for Breakthrough Case Management where she is respected as a highly qualified member of the team. Suzi has an active case load of clients with a principal remit of brain and catastrophic injury.

Over the years, she has developed her specialist skills by completing a range of courses in postural management, amputee and cognitive rehabilitation, medico-legal
services and ongoing occupational therapy training. Suzi has a wealth of experience in case management, in addition she is skilled in report writing for statutory services,
military charities and medico legal purposes. Suzi is used to working collaboratively with both medical and legal professionals.

Suzi’s work routinely involves functional assessment and rehabilitation of children and adults with complex medical, physical and learning difficulties including Cerebral
Palsy, brain injury, spinal injury, amputees and complex poly trauma.

Suzi has advanced skills developed over many years in clinical practice which ensure she can effectively communicate in an empathetic manner with children, adults, their families, support staff and colleagues within independent practice and statutory services.

Suzi is innovative and flexible in her approach to identifying needs, planning cohesive service provision and providing individual rehabilitation programmes for
individuals; she is passionate about delivering a person-centred approach to her case management work.

Suzi is highly motivated to achieve positive outcomes for clients and their families and to improve their quality of life. Suzi enjoys empowering families and supports
them to make difficult decisions using her wealth of experience to problem solve and establish the correct care and rehabilitation solutions. She enjoys a challenge and
strives to make a difference, optimising quality of life. Putting the client and family at the centre of all decisions is key to her approach and successful track record in case
management.

Sheri Bidmead

Homecare Operations Manager

Sheri is respected for her empathy and forward thinking positive approach, her strong communication skills alongside her natural gentle humour assist her to support and enable individuals to maximise the quality of their lives, working together with families and friends, where appropriate, to support the best outcomes for her clients.

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Sheri is the Homecare Operations Manager at Breakthrough Case Management, in addition to this pivotal role within the company she maintains a specialised case load as an associate case manager.

 

Based in Wiltshire, Sheri is a highly experienced, confident and capable senior clinical manager with an outstanding track record in the care sector including CQC registered positions.

 

Starting her career as a theatre nurse working in Orthopaedic and Trauma Theatre, Sheri then worked as a general nurse in the older care sector while bringing up her family. 

 

Twenty-one years ago, Sheri found her passion; working with and supporting individuals who live with complex physical disabilities, neurological disease, neurological disability and learning disabilities.  Sheri’s career history includes the management of complex care homes; supporting individuals living with life limiting conditions; managing staff teams and working within guidelines and regulations to provide excellent care.  Sheri is an experienced clinical manager who is skilled in supervision, mentoring, training, coaching and teaching.

 

Sheri is respected for her empathy and forward thinking positive approach, her strong communication skills alongside her natural gentle humour assist her to support and enable individuals to maximise the quality of their lives, working together with families and friends, where appropriate, to support the best outcomes for her clients.

 

Sheri has broad experience working with complex case management clients, planning rehabilitation, setting therapeutic goals and co-ordinating the activity of clinical teams and ongoing referrals. Sheri regularly works in collaboration with multiple clinical disciplines including, but not limited to neurologists; medical and surgical professionals; physiotherapists; occupational therapists; speech and language therapists.  Sheri has additional strategic experience working in partnership with Local Authorities, CCG’s and NHS services to co-ordinate, initiate and deliver streamlined, seamless, safe and effective care and rehabilitation solutions for her clients.