Cait’s passion is working with people who experience challenge to participate in their chosen occupations and activities of daily life. This includes children (and their families/carers) who have physical and/or learning disabilities, autism, or mental health issues; adults who have a learning disability who may also have complex physical needs or multiple diagnosis and/or mental health issues. She also supports individuals’ whose lives have been affected by an acquired or traumatic brain injury, genetic conditions, onset of neurological/organic conditions, and older people living with dementia.
Cait has a wealth of experience working in a variety of settings within NHS and private sectors. This has included family homes, schools/colleges/integrated learning centres, children’s centres, palliative care and respite services, pre-five diagnostic services, Tier 4-day services (CAMHS), adult inpatient rehab wards, and residential dementia services. Skilled in carrying out assessments, identifying innovative resources, recommending and implementing evidence-based therapeutic interventions, providing comprehensive reports, advice and training within the following areas: daily living and personal care skills; child development skills; specialist equipment for twenty-four-hour postural management and aids of daily living; minor adaptations and modifying the environment; positive behaviour management strategies; and sensory integration/Autism.
Having substantial experience of managing complex caseloads, she takes a compassionate and holistic approach to each individual’s unique circumstances and needs.