Angela is the Managing Director and Consultant Case Manager of AKA Case Management Limited (from 2002) and has acted as a Brain Injury Case Manager since 1992. Her core professional qualification is that of Registered General Nurse Level one with relevant qualifications in Neurosurgical Neuromedical Nursing, Teaching and Assessing Clinical Practice, Counselling Skills, Postgraduate Certificate in Health Service Management and read for an MA in Art and Psychotherapy.
Her experience as a case manager has ranged from working within Heath Authorities mainly the Nottingham Health Authority (Nottingham Traumatic Brain Injury service), Charitable Trusts (Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust) and private sector (Frenkel Topping and AKA Case Management).
Angela has previously been a committee member of BABICM during 1996 to 2005 and Treasurer from 1999 to 2004.
Andrew is the Operations Manager at AKA Case Management Ltd. He has worked with clients with brain injury and complex needs since 2006. His background is in Psychology and he has over 20 years experience in training and lecturing.
Andrew has worked in both England and Australia and has specialised in working with clients in the community who exhibit challenging behaviour to extreme challenging. His experience includes working with individuals who have endured trauma and abuse, brain injury, mental health challenges and multiple diagnoses.
Andrew has a passion for Motivational Interviewing (MI), delivering training in MI in England and Australia. He also has experience in delivering training in ABI, positive behaviour support, problematic sexual behaviour and systemic dialectical behaviour therapy.
Tim is a qualified occupational therapist with 10 years of experience in working in hospital inpatient and community settings. Initially starting his career in forensic mental health, he started working in brain injury case management in 2011 for Head First LLP. Tim has worked with a broad spectrum of people with cognitive difficulties, as well as severe physical impairments. He has experience of working with male and female clients, as well as paediatric case management. In 2018 Tim set up Activation Therapy and Case management.
Tim has extensive experience of assessment, treatment programme implementation and report writing for clients with complex conditions and presentations. Tim works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to provide client-centred treatment, and has experience of setting up, training, and managing community discharge packages.
Tim is an active member of BABICM’s Professional Practice and Membership Group (PPMG), and was involved in writing the Code of Conduct for case managers with (Case Management Services UK) CMSUK and (Vocational Rehabilitation Association) VRA.
In 2014 he gained experience in giving evidence at a trial in the High Court in London, and has since delivered training to other clinicians on court room technique.