Jennifer qualified as a state registered physiotherapist in 2001, from the University of Southampton. Since then she has worked in various NHS Trusts across Surrey and London.
After completing her core rotations, Jennifer went on to specialise in the treatment and management of patients with neurological conditions and the elderly. Jennifer is a member of the Chartered Society for Physiotherapy, She is a member of the Health and Care Professions Council and is currently the Society for Acute Medicine Allied Health Professions representative.
Jennifer has presented at a number of national and international conferences and had some work published in professional journals. Her specialist presentation topics have been around the interdisciplinary role of physiotherapists and occupational therapists, about the role of therapists in acute medicine and about challenging models of undergraduate student supervision.
After working in different setting within the NHS Jennifer truely believes that more older people could prevent a hospital admssion, given the correct support at home to improve their functional wellbeing.
Jennifer feels strongly that all people no matter what age they are should be given the opportunity to promote their functional independence and that a patients own environment is the optimum place for therapy intervention.