Brain Injury Advisor
Jim is an experienced manager who has worked across a range of public and private sector organisations, specialising in services for adults with Acquired Brain Injuries and complex needs. Jim is passionate about applying his skills and knowledge to the challenge of developing new models of support which offer personalisation, choice and control, whilst retaining a clear focus on partnership working and outcomes.
Clinical Team Leader
Maggie has over 30 years’ experience as a mental health nurse. She has worked in both acute wards and out in the community, in homes with a level of challenge. Maggie has gained experience in neurological conditions such as Epilepsy head injuries and also increasingly complex health conditions. She has been involved in many best interest treatment decisions and has learnt to progress these cases despite the complex multidisciplinary issues and out of county liaison necessary with care teams. Maggie takes part in the Positive Steps brain injury group with her colleague Eleanor and we continue to try and find new and interesting directions for this work involving the people we support in this progress.
Clinical Team Leader
Adam is a Learning Disability nurse by background, but has spent the last ten years working with the complex cognitive and behavioural needs of individuals with Mental Health, Autism and Acquired Brain Injury. He has substantial experience in community and community based multidisciplinary work and management of complex health conditions. Adam is a trained counsellor and undertakes focussed one-to-one therapeutic work with individuals when appropriate. He has undertaken post qualification training in complex risk management. He is trained in the positive principles of studio three behavioural management techniques.
Trained in Positive Behaviour Support and Studio three low arousal approach, Ben is also trained to undertake B-BAT assessment (Brief Behavioural Assessment Tool). He trains new staff in non confrontational approaches and Studio three physical interventions and then works collaboratively with people we support and staff teams to develop and review positive behaviour support plans and risk assessments. This work will involve working alongside the individual and the team that supports them to help at times of difficulty or crisis.
Simon has a wealth of experience having worked in accomplish for over 18 years. He qualified as a Studio 3 trainer over 10 years ago, in the management of challenging behaviour. Simon uses mindfulness based practices for anxiety disorders, anger management and attentional disorders. Simon’s role is to work collaboratively with staff teams to develop and review positive behaviour support plans. This work will involve working alongside the team to support individuals at times of challenge or crisis. Simon is trained to undertake B-BAT assessment (Brief Behavioural Assessment Tool).
News and events
Oakhill Rated Outstanding by Headway
Oakhill has been rated Outstanding by Headway, the Brain Injury Association. Assessors from Headway visited...
Welsh Finalists Announced for the Great British Care Awards
We are delighted to announce we have an amazing seven finalists in the upcoming Great...
Two People from The Chantry Take Part in a Santa Fun Run
William, a person we support and Support Worker Leanne strode out in Santa style to...
Keith’s Determination and Hard Work Pays Off
Keith* came to Harvey Road for a 12-week rehabilitation programme after suffering a stroke. However,...
Service Manager Raises Over £400 For Charity
The manager of a specialist residential home which supports people with mental health needs has...
Cildewi House Wins This Year’s Christmas Card Competition
Well, what a fantastic competition we have had this year! The entries were just amazing...