Shelley Westgate

Profile

A rehabilitation specialist with 20 years’ experience in neurological and general medical in-patient and community settings within the NHS, third sector and independent practice. I have a wide range of clinical skills and experience, and have become highly specialised in the rehabilitation and management of Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke.  I have extensive knowledge of assessment, planning and delivery of specialist rehabilitation programmes, and organisation of complex discharges for people with a range of medical conditions including orthopaedics. I work effectively as both part of a multi-disciplinary team and an independent rehabilitation specialist. I am hardworking, enthusiastic and efficient. I enjoy working closely with clients and their families. I have many years of experience in supporting them to manage their needs and meet their goals.

Qualifications

1999: BSc (hons) Occupational Therapy, University of Southampton.

2011: ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Level 3 certificate in First Line management.

Registrations and memberships

Health and Care Professions Council- HCPC reg: OT30133

British Association of Occupational Therapists

Case Management Society UK

Royal College of OT Specialist Section – Neurological Practice