Janet Schmitt

Queen Elizabeth Foundation Neuro Rehabilitation Service

Janet brings over twenty years of experience and skills to QEF from a career path in rehabilitation encompassing clinical, academic and managerial roles.
As service manager for the Neuro Rehabilitation Service for QEF Janet brings a person-centred, problem solving, collaborative approach to the rehabilitation and treatment provision which takes place here.

Janet is passionate about neuro rehabilitation, and particularly enjoys working in an interdisciplinary manner. She believes strongly in the ethos that ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’, and is proud to be working for QEF, which she feels offers a unique set of services to offer opportunities for people with neurological injury.

Janet’s publications include an article in the International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (2012) entitled ‘Perceptions of Physiotherapy Students of a Person Centred Approach in Rehabilitation’ She also a contributed in the Neurology section of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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Bridging the gap – a 3 rd sector solution

Transitioning from NHS services can leave people feeling isolated and concerns clinicians faced with discharging patients at the “end of the pathway”. QEF work with local health partners to develop the Surrey Stroke Recovery Programme to bridge the gap for stroke survivors coming to the end of NHS commissioned stroke rehabilitation.  This seminar offers a 3 rd sector
perspective on achieving self-management.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Andrew Bateman PhD MCSP: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Andrew Bateman PhD MCSP
    University of Essex, School of Health and Social Care

    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Research: how to win funds and change services

  • Dr Angus Graham: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Angus Graham
    North Bristol NHS Trust

    Neuro Rehabilitation : Triumphs and Tribulations

  • Rosanne Tyas: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Rosanne Tyas
    Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

    Music Therapy has much to offer: An overview of the effects of music therapy across different domains in neuro-disability.

  • Professor Barbara A Wilson OBE: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Professor Barbara A Wilson OBE
    The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Rehabilitation

    Supporting Survivors of Acquired Brain Injury

  • Dr Najma Khan-Bourne: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Najma Khan-Bourne
    King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Neuropsychological evaluation and formulation in acute stroke rehabilitation