Lead Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

Dawn qualified as a physiotherapist in 1991 completing 12 months of basic training in City Hospital, Birmingham.  She then worked in Switzerland for five years before returning to the NHS in Birmingham in 1997; where she worked as a senior paediatric physiotherapist.  Dawn completed her post-graduate paediatric Bobath training in 1999 whilst working in Birmingham.  She joined Brainwave in September 2004.  Dawn’s main role is assessing the physical needs of the children attending the centre and working with their families to provide an achievable home programme of exercises.  As Lead Physiotherapist she is responsible for identifying the training needs of the physiotherapy team and supporting their clinical development.