Multi-Disciplinary Team – MDT
The Ryde House Group MDT brings together specialist health and social care professionals with vast areas of expertise to provide a holistic approach to the provision of care and support to people living with complex needs. The benefits of the MDT include improved health and lifestyle outcomes, enhanced wellbeing for people and a coordinated approach to problem solving.
Kate is a dedicated, passionate and qualified general nurse, nurse ambassador for the Royal College of Nursing and achieved a nurse consultant role in 2015. Her experience includes working in Accident and Emergency, with vulnerable adults in the prison system, elderly dementia residents in residential home settings, adult and child psychology (within early years settings, schools and the youth offending team) and as one of the leads for the ‘Targeted Mental Health in Schools’ project on the Island. Kate worked as a consultant nurse for the Autism Diagnostic Research Centre and as the clinical lead for the under 25’s at the Mountbatten Hospice.
Being up to date with current legislation and the implementation of this into excellent working practices, Kate delivers training relating to infant, child, adolescent and adult mental health, nurture training around mental health and emotional wellbeing, and holds a special interest in children and adults who have experienced emotional trauma.
Siobhan is a positive, innovative and passionate chartered Educational Psychologist. She has worked as an Educational Psychologist within five Local Education Authorities and latterly for the past 14 years as a Director of Bridges for Learning Educational Psychology service leading a team of Educational Psychologists and a multi-disciplinary Autism Diagnosis service.
Areas of expertise include children with severe and complex needs, profound and multiple learning difficulties and Autism Spectrum Condition, psychological assessments of children of all ages, neuro-developmental assessments of children including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Executive Functioning, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Social Emotional Mental Health assessments of children.
Peter is a PROACT SCIPr UK instructor and safeguarding lead for the Ryde House Group. He has worked and empowered young people and adults in the health and social care arena for 15 years. Peter brings his knowledge and experience of working with the most complex and challenging people, and his strong emphasis on teaching others to maintain a consistent approach, to the team.
MDT and bespoke training for core teams of staff
An excellent contribution that the MDT brings to the Ryde House Group is the additional and person specific training. Where a need is identified, the team will collaborate and design a bespoke course that is then embedded in to the core teams working with an individual. With the variety of skills and knowledge within the MDT, and the involvement from the person, staff working with individuals and other relevant professionals, the most amazing outcomes can be achieved.