Gareth Penell

Image6Gareth Pennell is a Consultant Nurse and Case Manager who currently supports a wide range of children and adults with various medical, social, educational and care needs.

Gareth provides essential case management support to a range of clients.  His intervention includes supporting clients and their families through the litigation process, assisting in exploring and establishing suitable schools or further education, setting up and actively managing complex packages of home care, organising and reviewing rehabilitation programmes, liaising with NHS and statutory services, facilitating adaptations to clients homes and assisting clients to purchase new properties; this particular area includes liaising with estate agents, solicitors, architects, builders and occupational therapists to bring about the best outcome for clients.

Gareth has provided health and social care training to many local authorites and private agencies.  He is able to use his experiences to create and deliver bespoke training courses to carers and family members when and if necessary.  This ensures the client receives  consistent and appropriate care and that methods are constantly updated in line with the most up to date legislation and good practice.
Gareth acknowledges that working with clients with complex needs can often be very challenging and always requires a person centred approach.  As an experienced case manager working with clients with a variety of severe physical and psychological needs and conditions, he finds this area of work extremely rewarding.  Gareth finds that using all of his experience, skill and knowledge enables him to ‘make a difference’ to clients and their families during what can be a very stressful time.

Gareth is a member of BABICM, CMSUK and the National Back Exchange.

Chris Wall

Chris1Chris Wall qualified as a social worker in 1984 with a Certificate in Social Services (CSS). He also holds a post graduate Diploma in Management Studies (DMS). He is a Registered Social Worker (RSW).
Chris has been providing case management services to a wide range of clients for over 15 years. His main client group are those with acquired brain injury. As well as being commissioned by deputies/solicitors, he also provides case management in relation to out of area placements.

Chris has developed a specific expertise in working between individuals and public bodies, such as local authorities and/or NHS Trusts, to engage supportive public funding where private funds fall short of being able to engage long term substantive support packages.

Chris has provided evidence to the Courts since 1997 in several hundred cases relating to Judicial Review and clinical negligence matters. He has provided independent Best Interests reports in numerous Declaratory Relief proceedings in the High Court/Court of Protection instructed through the Official Solicitor.