To inspire, respect, support and value people we work with so that they are confident in their abilities to rebuild their lives.
At MAIA Rehabilitation, our aim is simple we want to help our clients to achieve their goals and to be the best they can possibly be, with our help.
Experienced occupational therapists specialising in their own fields provide clear, comprehensive reports which include up to date information and realistic recommendations.
Our team of clinicians are based across the UK and consists of Clinical Occupational Therapists, (adult and paediatric) physiotherapists, Vocational Occupational Therapist and Neurological Occupational Therapists
We strive to identify and maximise potential and growth, so we can help
individuals be the best they can be.
CASE MANAGER/CARE EXPERT
Jill has 20 years of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist and more than ten years Co-ordinating care packages. Jill has experience working with spinal, orthopaedic injuries, amputations, acquired Brain Injury and Associated Mental Health issues. Jill provides expert reports for Quantum Care Needs.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
ASSISTANT CASE MANAGER
Martin is a retired police sergeant who spent 25 years as a frontline officer in Bedfordshire and the city of London. During his time in the police, Martin gained skills in adult training, team management, organisation and communication. Martin has brought these skills to Maia and manages the development, training and recruitment staff.
Andy has vast experience in the care industry. Andy is a graduate in Health and Social Care and utilises his experience and nowledge to support the case management team. Andy is flexible in his work approach and has excellent knowledge of statutory service providers.
Abbie has spent many years coordinating care packages within the NHS, utilising social and healthcare where possible. Abbie has managed large projects and teams of 40 plus members and maintains her contacts with local providers to compliment her work in the private sector.
She has extensive experience in housing adaptations and has provided training for manual handling skills to fellow clinicians.
Abbie is happy to cover the East of England.
Portia has spent several years working with people of all ages to help them overcome the effects of disability caused by physical and psychological injury. She has experience of clients in acute and community settings and is expert in equipment provision, therapies to increase mobility, increase confidence and regain independence. She prides herself on her knowledge and experience of home adaptations, relating to and identifying individual needs of the client to maximise their recovery.
Portia is happy to travel from her base in Colchester and covers the East, and South East Region.
Mandy is experienced in traumatic brain injuries and spinal injuries. Her ability to communicate with her clients is commendable and manages to relate to those who would otherwise disengage. She has experience of Complex Discharge Planning from an acute and rehabilitation setting including consideration of skin care and specific wheelchair provision based on client physical, cognitive and affective needs. She has developed ADL resources and transferred her knowledge and experience into the community to work with complex cases post injury. Mandy covers the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire areas.
CASE EXPERT/CASE MANAGER/NURSE
Victoria has worked with complex medical and physical conditions with related mental health symptomology. She is adept in assessment, delivering and evaluating occupational therapy treatment programs in an adaptable and innovative way. Her passion for providing the best for her clients is seen in her extra-curricular studies and she is Occupational Therapy Research and Development Committee Member and Practice Educator for Oxford Brookes University and The University of Northampton. Her Primary research dissertation was ‘Exploring the meaning of work for the long-term unemployed’. Victoria covers the Midlands.
CASE EXPERT/CASE MANAGER/OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Caragh is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist who has worked both in the UK and USA. She specializes in paediatrics, and has worked extensively in neurological rehabilitation with both young people and adults. She has worked in, and managed multi-disciplinary teams in a variety of settings, assisted in setting up a neuro paediatric unit at the Portland Hospital, London; and taught OT students at KCMC University, Tanzania. She has worked at specialist centers including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Mary Sheridan Centre, and the Epilepsy Society. Caragh’s wide ranging experience in the paediatric sector and within neuro rehab has given her a significant range of skills and knowledge locally, and nationally.
Caragh covers Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire, London and Kent.
NEUROLOGICAL OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Heather is skilled in the assessment, treatment and evaluation of those with complex neurological needs, including brain injury. She works well with a multi-disciplinary team, providing comprehensive reports to the Case Manager She draws on her knowledge of statutory services where necessary to maximise the client’s recovery..