We are passionate about the work we do
We put the needs of our clients first. Whether you are dealing directly with individual case managers or office staff we ensure that the service we provide is efficient and meets your individual needs.
Marie is a Case Manager with a diploma in Social Work and Marie is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council. Marie also is an advanced member of the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM) and a member of the Case Management Society UK (CMSUK).
Marie began her career as a Social Worker, practicing extensively in this field since 2001. Marie built up her career within local authorities, eventually becoming the team leader of Bolton Council’s disability team. Marie left the local authority to pursue her passion for helping clients, and became a Case Manager in October 2010. In 2012 Marie’s hard work and dedication was recognised as she accepted the position of Senior Case Manager. In 2016 Marie founded AMS Case Management, Believing passionately in providing the very best service to all her clients.
Marie’s expertise lies in working with both adults and children on an individual basis. She works within a person-centred framework to ensure that her clients are always in agreement with the rehabilitation programme and to ensure that all goals set are led by the client. Marie works within the boundaries of the newly adapted Rehabilitation Code of 2015 and she adheres to the Case Manager Standards as set out by BABICM.
Marie gives much of her spare time to support the charity Headway Blackpool Wyre and Fylde, where she acts as director and trustee, raising awareness and much needed funds for those with brain injuries and their families.
Find out more about Marie in her Q&A here.
Natasha has a local authority social work background, working within a vulnerable adults’ team; where she worked with people with physical disabilities, dementia, autism and drug and alcohol issues.
Natasha also has a number of years’ experience working within public sector youth work; supporting young people through emotional crisis and offering advice and guidance related to social issues. She is therefore experienced in working as part of multi-disciplinary team and with people from all social and economic backgrounds.
Natasha is a proactive and dedicated case manager. She has excellent communication skills and a reputation for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with both professional colleagues and clients.
Find out more about Natasha in her Q&A here.
Amanda has an occupational therapy background and provides case management input for adults with acquired brain injury, spinal injury and orthopaedic injuries. She is dedicated to person centred care and experienced in coordinating bespoke rehabilitation packages for clients with complex life changing injuries at all stages of recovery for litigation and settled cases. Amanda has an extensive range of clinical experience working effectively as a case manager for client’s with life changing and catastrophic injuries.
Amanda communicates effectively with clients, their families and rehabilitation teams to enable strong clinical reasoning and coordination to ensure they receive the right intervention at the right time in their recovery. Amanda is a meticulous assessor of occupational function in order to facilitate goal led rehabilitation for optimum outcomes.
Amanda is passionate about bespoke rehabilitation and thrives on the challenges of working with complex cases. She is a confident communicator with solicitors, financial deputies, therapists and consultants; she has gained a good reputation in the field of private rehabilitation.
Amanda’s experience includes working with young and older adults (and their families) who have sustained acquired brain injury, spinal injury and orthopaedic injuries. She has worked clinically for over a decade as an occupational therapist in acute medical, stroke rehabilitation, pain management, vocational rehabilitation, neurological conditions and palliative care.
As an experienced OT, she also has specialist clinical skills in functional assessments; environmental assessments; cognitive and psychological challenges; compensatory and task orientated approaches to neuro rehab. She also has experience of working on both pre and post litigation cases.
Find out more about Amanda in her Q&A here.
Joanne has a wealth of experience in the rehabilitation field. She has worked with clients with complex needs in the NHS and she now manages the needs of clients in the community as a Case Manager as well as working as an expert witness.
Joanne is competent in providing training for care staff involved in complex manual handling tasks, particularly those with complex spinal cord injuries or Cauda Equina symptoms. Spinal cord injury is Joanne’s passion and she is current clinical lead for this specialism.
Joanne has extensive skills in managing the complexities of respiratory conditions and issues resulting from trauma injury. Joanne also has experience working on the A&E front line as well as in the community, coordinating the long-term needs of this client group.
Joanne has significant knowledge in treating orthopaedic, amputee and other complex trauma injuries. Joanne has transferred her experience of spinal cord injuries to working with those who have limited hand function following injury.
Joanne has developed significant skills in working with clients with Traumatic Brain Injuries and with children.
Natalie has experience of working as a support worker with people that have suffered spinal injury and brain injury.
Natalie has a high attention to detail and is highly organised. She has a Higher Educational Diploma in Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour.
Natalie enjoys helping people both in her work and personal life, she spends much of her spare time volunteering with homeless charities.
Darren began working for AMS Case Management in May 2016, his role is crucial in ensuring all the ‘behind-the-scenes’ work runs smoothly. Darren provides much needed support for the team of Case Managers to ensure they can deliver the very best service to their clients.
Darren previous role as Computer Support Officer means he is a whizz in the office and can ensure AMS Case Management are using the very best in case management computer software for storing notes, confidential materials and a whole host of other documents that need handling with efficiency and sensitivity.
Darren is hugely proud of AMS Case Management’s success, citing his wife (Marie’s) dedication and passion to her role as the major factor in this. He gets great satisfaction from the knowledge that the AMS team make a great difference to improving the quality of people’s lives.
Nicki is a highly skilled and organised office administrator. She has a proven track record of working effectively within a fast moving, constantly changing environment.
Nicki is proactive and versatile with excellent customer service and business skills. She possesses confident interpersonal and communication abilities. She is pragmatic and logical, demonstrating an ability to analyse problems and devise effective solutions, adopting an enthusiastic approach to any task or brief, exceeding set objectives in demanding situations.
Nicki prides herself on working well under pressure in a calm and efficient manner, prioritising work well and always completing daily tasks.
Joanne has 10 years experience in the field of care, starting out as a home carer for the elderly, then going on to becoming a support worker for adults with mental health and learning disabilities within supported living and residential care.
She then went into the office environment. Joanne has vast office experience within the care sector including recruiting and training care workers and HR administration.
Joanne is organised, efficient and proactive.
Andy has an extensive office background, starting in customer service before moving into administration and accounts. During the last nine years, Andy has worked in the private care sector.
Andy has completed Customer Service and Business Administration Level 3. He is highly motivated, organised and creative.
Andy enjoys a challenge and is always keen to problem solve.
Kat has worked in the field of communication and marketing for over 15 years. Kat began her career as a media/press officer at Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council, she then went on to broaden her scope of work in communication via roles within Lancashire County Council.
In 2014 Kat began working as a freelance Communications Manager, providing strategic communications advice and support to a number of private businesses. Kat is passionate and dedicated, working hard to raise the profile of the businesses she supports.
In 2016 Kat began working for AMS Case Management. Kat developed and manages the companies’ communication strategy, ensuring key audience groups are aware of the excellent services provided by AMS Case Management.