Complex Needs Practice
Physiotherapy

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Gill Dean Lofthouse MCSP HPC Reg

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Personal

I am a very experienced and highly competent Chartered Physiotherapist with over 25 years specific experience of patients requiring Physiotherapy Intervention for Complex Needs

My assessment and experience gives me a very clear idea of which pathways will be involved in potentially achievable goals.
I am very strong at realising a clients goals and ensuring the pathway continually refers back to the agreed stated goals.

Qualifications and Competencies

1979 - ‘82. Leeds School of Physiotherapy. Diploma of Physiotherapy

1987 Basic Bobath Approach to Treatment of Adult Neurology Course

2001- Advanced Bobath Approach to Treatment of Adult Neurology Course

From 2008 Royal Life Saving Society UK National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and
Coaches with Specialist Module Infant Life Support.

2010 NaRS Poolside Helper Award National Rescue Standard
Biennial training for the above renew date December 2020

Jan 2018 - Current Enhanced Disclosure no. 001601695176

Curriculum Vitae CV

GILLIAN MARY DEAN LOFTHOUSE

CURRICULUM VITAE (C.V.) April 2020

Dob. 2nd March 1961

Home Address

26 Bond St.
Edenfield,
Ramsbottom,
Bury,
Lancs.
BL0 0EW

Relevant Education

1979 - ‘82. Leeds School of Physiotherapy. Diploma of Physiotherapy Chartered Physiotherapist

1980 Part 1 - Distinction.
1982 Part 2 - Distinction, Merit and Pass.

1987 Basic Bobath Approach to Treatment of Adult Neurology Course

2001 Advanced Bobath Approach to Treatment of Adult Neurology Course

2008 Royal Life Saving Society UK National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and
Coaches with Specialist Module Infant Life Support.

2010 – 2018 NaRs Biennial updated training STA Level 2 Award for Pool Emergency Responder

DBS
Jan 2018 - Current Enhanced Disclosure no. 001601695176

Employment History
1995 – Present day

Initially part time from 1995 then increasing caseload until :-
2002 Full Time Private Practice and special interest in Rehabilitation of patients with Complex Needs including
Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Other Neurological Problems
Complex Orthopaedic problems
Amputees.
Respiratory Care particularly with:-
Tracheostomy and related mechanical respiratory support e.g. CPAP and O2 (Oxygen)
Fatigue Management

Employment history cont…1995 – Present Day

Providing Physiotherapy Intervention for these has included :-
‘Hands on’ Physiotherapy treatment
Hydrotherapy
Carer Training in Physiotherapy techniques.
Moving and Handling advice appropriate to physiotherapy intervention
Specific intervention in pre and post orthopaedic surgery including Amputation
Liaison and joint interventions with other required professionals inc. Allied Health Professionals, Consultants, Case Managers, Solicitors, other legal representatives any other relevant persons.
Education of professionals and others involved with client

Location of Physiotherapy

Working in any environment with any equipment required to address the patient’s physical problems e.g.
• Patients home or Care Home
• Hydrotherapy in Public or Private Pools
• Public and Private gymnasiums
• Sports facilities

Enabling clients to fulfil their abilities to their physical maximum putting their injuries into perspective
- not defined by their injury

Prior Employment

March 2002 – September 2002 16 hours – 2-days/ week outpatient Neurology
Neurological clinic Working for Sharon Williams, Bobath Tutor.
260A Padgate Lane
Warrington WA1 3DN

Jan 2001 –February 14th 2002 20 hours. Senior 1 Community Physiotherapist
Bolton Community Trust. Working mainly in Neurology. Based at Lever
Chambers treating mainly Neurological Community
and out-patients as part of Neuro- Rehab team.

14th April 2000– Jan 2001 0.5 wte. Senior 1 Community Physiotherapist a/a
Bolton Community Trust.

January 2000 - 14th April 2000 0.5 wte. Clinical Practitioner/Lecturer seconded
School of Physiotherapy by Bolton Community Trust.
Manchester Royal Infirmary

November 1995 – Jan 2001 0.5 wte. Senior 1 Community Physiotherapist a/a
Bolton Community Trust.

March 1992 - August 1995 Full - time. Senior Physiotherapist working in an
Highbank Head Injury Interdisciplinary Team on Acute and Chronic Head
Rehabilitation Unit Trauma, Spinal Cord Injuries and other Neurology
Walshaw Bury.

August 1991 - March 1992 21 hours. Senior Two/Band 6 Physiotherapist Care of the
Bolton General Hospital Elderly and Neurological Rehabilitation.


May 1989 - May 1991 Full time. Grade 7 (G) (= to Senior 1/Band 7)
Riyadh -al- Kharj Military Senior Physiotherapist. Rehabilitation
Hospital. (R.K.H.) Riyadh. Unit = 28 bedded Unit, 14 beds Spinal Injuries
Saudi Arabia 14 bed neurological rehab. + Amputees (all ages)
Responsible for 3 senior 2’s, 1 basic grade
and 2 assistants on 4 monthly rotation,
local physiotherapy students, 1 full-time porter
and 1 interpreter.

June 1988 - May 1989 Full-time. Grade 9 (J) (= to Senior 2/Band 6)
R.K.H. Physiotherapist. 4 monthly rotations involving: -
1. Medical, Surgical, Neurosurgical, I.C.U.,
Burns. Paediatrics.
2. Acute Amputees, In and Out patient Orthopaedics. Neurology, Amputees,
Hydrotherapy. In-patient Rehab ward
3. Rehabilitation ward a/a.

June 1987 - June 1998 Full-time. Senior 1/Band 7 physiotherapist on 28 bedded
Tickhill Road Hospital (T.R.H.) stroke unit. Responsible for 0.5 senior 2’s
Doncaster 1 full- time basic grade, and students. Laterally
responsible for Physio input to developing Young
Disabled Unit.

April 1986 - June 1987 Full- time. Acting Senior 1/Band 7 on Stroke Unit.
T.R.H. Doncaster

September 1985 - April 1986 Full-time. Senior 2/Band 6 Physiotherapist on Stroke Unit.
T.R.H. Doncaster
Sept 1984 - Sept 1985 Full-time. Senior 2/Band 6 physiotherapist on
Doncaster Royal Infirmary Orthopaedic Wards acute and cold
(D.R.I.) surgery and Paediatric Orthopaedics.
Acting Senior 1 for 10 weeks

June - September 1984 Full-time. Basic Grade/Band 5 Physiotherapist.
T.R.H. Elderly Day Hospital.

September 1982 - June 1984 Full-time. Basic Grade/Band 5 Physiotherapist.
Burnley General Hospital. (BGH) On 3 monthly rotations involving: -

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Orthopaedic wards. In/Outpatients ESMI unit.

Rossendale General Medical wards, Outpatients, Community.
Hospital

B.G.H. Medical Wards, Stroke Team, PUVA.
Gym and Fracture clinic. Surgical wards.

July 1982 - August 1982 Full-time. Physiotherapy Assistant.
Leeds General Infirmary Out-patient gymnasium.


Continual Professional Development

Since qualifying I have maintained a very regular continual professional development focusing on skills development courses and well exceeding requirements of the CSP and Health Professions Council. Details on request.

Committees and Organisations.

Current Membership
ACPRC Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care
BACPAR British Association for Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation
ATACP Aquatic Therapy Association of Chartered Physiotherapist
ACPIN Association Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology
Participant in Regional Senior 1/Clinical Specialists in-service Training
Member of SCI (Spinal Injuries Association)

Past Membership
2003 – 2008 Steering Committee Member of Greater Manchester Outcomes Measures Group (GMOM) (google
1999 – 2015 Member of MASCIP
1999 – 2002 Member of Northwest regional audit group for Neurology.
1998 - 2011 Member of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice
1992 – Dec 2008 Committee member ACPIN Manchester Branch Notices Secretary
1985 - ’88 Committee member of Handicapped in Action Doncaster.
1986 - ‘88 Committee member of TRENT region ACPIN.
1985 - ’88 Public Relations Officer for South Yorkshire Branch of CSP.
1982 - ’84 CSP union Steward. Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale.

General Information

Consistently maintained Respiratory on call input since qualifying in 1982 until February 2002 when I left the NHS. (Some on-call included, urgent orthopaedics, acute stroke or falls risk patients).

Continued Professional Development

On Going
Annual attendance at Physiotherapy Conference and all appropriate Physiotherapy Specialist seminars and Conferences
iCSP Study Day
CPD Practical Meetings
iCSP special Interest groups
ADAPT Amputee Rehabilitation,Aquatic Therapy, Bobath Cerebral Palsy, Community Rehabilitation, Coronavirus, Digital Physiotherapy, Effective Practice, Energy Medicine, Independent Healthcare, Knowledge and Skills, Learning and Development, Massage and Soft Tissue Therapy, Musculoskeletal, Neurology, Newly Qualified, Older People, Oncology and Palliative Care, Orthopaedics and Pain Management, Profession Wide, Research, Respiratory Care, Rheumatology, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Yoga and Physiotherapy

Committees and Organisations

Committees and Organisations.

2003 – 2008 Steering Committee Member of Greater Manchester Outcomes
Measures Group (GMOM) (google Gill Dean Lofthouse for further Info)
2002 – present day Participant in Regional Senior 1/Clinical Specialists in-service Training
2000 ¬- present day Member of SCI (Spinal Injuries Association)
1999 - present day Member of MASCIP
1999 – 2002 Member of Northwest regional audit group for Neurology.
1998 - 2011 Member of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice
1992 – present day Member of ACPIN Manchester Branch
1992 – Dec 2008 Committee member ACPIN Manchester Branch. Notices
Secretary (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology)
1985 - ’88 Committee member of Handicapped in Action Doncaster.
1986 - ‘88 Committee member of TRENT region ACPIN.
1985 - ’88 Public Relations Officer for South Yorkshire Branch of CSP.
1982 - ’84 CSP union Steward. Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale.

Physiotherapy Associations