Clare Belmont and Jo Heath
Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, The Huntercombe Group
Clare Belmont qualified as a physiotherapist in 1998 and has specialised in brain injury rehabilitation for 14 years both at the Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park and then at Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, Bristol.
Jo Heath qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2002 and completed her basic grade rotation with Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust. She has worked at Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre for 14 years and became the Lead Occupational Therapist in 2016.
Jo and Clare have a wealth of experience in working with patients who present with a complex mix of physical, cognitive and communication deficits, along with patients exhibiting behavior of concern.
Supporting patients with complex physical impairments following brain injury
Based on 14 years of clinical practice specialising in Brain Injury, Clare and Jo will highlight the challenges faced in treating patients with complex physical impairments and how the interdisciplinary team can work together to optimise a patients’ physical abilities.
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