Meet the Case Managers

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We believe everyone should have the opportunity to achieve the best quality of life. We have the expertise, values, knowledge and experience to guide you to achieving this.

Midland Case Managers

Shelley Lewis

Shelley Lewis

Associate Case Manager

Shelley Lewis is an experienced case manager who provides services for children and adults with complex needs. Shelley covers the Midlands and surrounding areas. She is a Registered Adult Nurse with over 13 years post registration experience, starting in a specialist Neurology Acute unit, moving into District Nursing and becoming a Specialist Practitioner of Community Nursing.

Rebecca Rodd

Rebecca Rodd

Associate Case Manager

Rebecca Rodd is a qualified occupational therapist with 29 years’ experience and has vast expertise in a wide range of hospital and domiciliary settings with both adults and children for the NHS and private sector.  She also has 15 years’ experience working as an expert witness providing care and occupational therapy evidence.  Rebecca is committed to ensuring each client is enabled to maximise their potential.

Rachel Weston

Rachel Weston

Associate Case Manager

Rachel is a HCPC registered Occupational Therapist with a wealth of experience across the private, public and charity sector. Rachel has a passion for individualised, client centred working bringing many clinical skills and expertise from her extensive clinical practice into Case Management.  

Julia Meakin

Julia Meakin

Associate Case Manager

Julia Meakin will be providing services for adults with complex needs living in Shropshire and the surrounding area. She qualified with a BSc in Occupational Therapy in 2012 from Coventry University, having retrained whilst working as a Joint Health and Social Care Commissioning Manager.

Jo Herman

Jo Herman

Associate Case Manager

Jo Herman joined AJCM following her desire to work with clients and their families through the whole of their journey. Jo is approachable, conscientious and dedicated to ensuring her clients receive the best possible service. She is passionate about her role as client advocate and strives to achieve a plan which is individual to the client and their families.

Chris Collins

Chris Collins

Associate Case Manager

Chris Collins provides services for children and adults with brain injury and complex needs in the Midlands. Chris qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1996. With 9 years’ experience within the NHS and 13 years’ Case Management in the charitable and private sector Chris has a wealth of experience working alongside clients with various diagnosis including Neurology, Burns and Plastics and Orthopedics.

Tess Ellis

Tess Ellis

Associate Case Manager

Tess began working life as a care assistant in a residential home for adults with complex disabilities then gained a physiotherapy degree in 1995. As a physiotherapist Tess developed her expertise in working with people with complex disabilities and their families in a variety of NHS and private settings. 

As a case manager Tess also draws on experience of support planning and use of person-centered tools and approaches gained through her work as a person centered planning coordinator and as an independent consultant.

Tess is passionate about supporting people throughout their journey to have the best possible quality of life through well matched support and joined up therapies and interventions.

Katherine Fricker

Katherine Fricker

Associate Case Manager

Having first qualified in 1994, Katherine holds three, active nursing qualifications including both adult and mental health nursing in addition to being a Registered Health Visitor. 

Katherine holds a BSc (Hons) in Public Health (Community) Nursing as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Studies. She has a sound understanding of the principles that underpin clinical excellence and has worked extensively with both statutory and voluntary agencies, involving both adults and children.

Rachel Knight

Rachel Knight

Associate Case Manager

Rachel is a senior occupational therapist working in Shropshire and the surrounding counties with over 25 years’ experience working with children and young adults with complex disability. 

She has extensive experience working in independent day and residential education, school and college settings and in the community.

North West Case Managers

Gemma Sheen

Gemma Sheen

Associate Case Manager

Gemma Sheen works with adults and children to ensure effective rehabilitation and quality care. She is based in Cheshire and gained her Registered General Nursing of Adults Qualification in 1985. She is experienced in complex care settings within both the community and hospital environments including a number of years as an intensive care nurse.

Chrisanna Gibbs

Chrisanna Gibbs

Associate Case Manager

Chrisanna Gibbs joined the AJCM team as a brain injury specialist in December 2016. Chrisanna works with adults and children who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. Chrisanna has experience working within the litigation framework and will support her clients through this process.

Elaine O'Flaherty

Elaine O'Flaherty

Associate Case Manager

Elaine O’Flaherty qualified from the University of Salford in 2008 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She gained a wide range of clinical experience with the NHS in a variety of different settings including the acute hospital environment, in-patient neurological rehabilitation, out-patient and community settings.

Lynne Powell

Lynne Powell

Associate Case Manager

Lynne gained her Registered Nursing Qualification in 2009. Prior to joining AJ Case Management, Lynne worked as a Complex Care Case Manager and a Commissioning Nurse for the NHS in Continuing Healthcare.

South West Case Managers

Claire Rosenbaum

Claire Rosenbaum

Associate Case Manager

Claire Rosenbaum is a Psychology graduate and qualified Teacher with extensive experience of working with a wide range of complex disabilities. She has worked with clients who have experienced traumatic brain injuries, have chronic progressive conditions, learning difficulties and Cerebral Palsy. Claire can demonstrate a wide range of academic and applied skills in her work, working closely with clients and their families and ensure person centred planning throughout her practice.

Emma Le Grand

Emma Le Grand

Associate Case Manager

Emma Le Grand qualified as an Occupational therapist in 2003. With 14 years’ experience in Health, Education and independent sector services Emma has extensive experience of working with clients who have varied and complex neurological disabilities, including traumatic brain injury. Emma is passionate about adopting a ‘can do’ attitude to her work, overcoming barriers and thinking creatively to achieve the goals that are meaningful to her clients.

Debbie Chadwick

Debbie Chadwick

Associate Case Manager

Debbie Chadwick is based on the South coast. She has provided independent Case Management for children and adults with complex needs for over 11 years. Debbie qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1989 and has worked across different sectors in the UK and USA.

Sara Hemming

Sara Hemming

Associate Case Manager

Sara Hemming is a qualified Occupational Therapist, with over 13 years experience as a  Case Manager. She has worked in many various clinical settings, and undertakes expert witness work. Her caseload includes children and adults having multiple diagnoses and disability, including Spinal Cord Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, Complex PTSD, Life Limiting Injury, Cerebral Palsy and Orthopedic Injury.

Francesca Bingley

Francesca Bingley

Associate Case Manager

Francesca is based in the South and South West of England and gained her Registered Nurse Post Graduate Diploma in 2016, and her Masters in Nursing Studies in 2019. Prior to joining AJ Case Management, Francesca worked within the NHS as a Charge Nurse in a spinal treatment centre.

Francesca has a wide variety of experience as a Nurse from her time working within hospital and in the community. She has specialist experience of spinal cord injury from her time as a ward leader at the NHS treatment centre, and extensive knowledge of long-term conditions from her work as a community nurse including traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury.

Hannah Akca

Hannah Akca

Associate Case Manager

Hannah is based on the South Coast and qualified as a Registered Nursing in 2003. Prior to joining AJ Case Management, Hannah worked as a Clinical lead for a large Complex care company and as a Nurse caring for clients with complex needs. 

She has a wealth of experience supporting clients with spinal cord injury, Motor Neuron’s Disease, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy. Hannah is an experienced hospital and community nurse. Within the hospital She worked in Critical care where she became a unit sister.

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