For free information about hire or purchase of equipment or for professional advice from our Occupational Therapists

Call: 0161 746 7566

Email: info@thecareteam.co.uk

The Care Team Staff

Phil Moore – Occupational Therapist and Managing Director

Member of BAOT; Health Professions Council No.OT12312; CRB Enhanced Disclosure 001106192803
Before establishing the Care Team in 1993, Phil has worked in a range of Occupational Therapy role. He worked the NHS in Leeds and Manchester, for Social Services in Trafford, was the OT assessor for Possum Controls and has managed the Disabled Living Centre in Manchester. Phil’s specialist area is in seating, beds and stairlifts.
Phil is a highly respected Occupational Therapist in the region with strong links in many of the hospitals, care homes and supported living centres and is used for advice, assessment and equipment provision by many OT’s and health colleagues in local services.

Laura Emmott – Occupational Therapist- BSc (Hons) and Train the Trainer

Laura qualified in 2008 and has gained varying experience in acute hospital settings and community equipment and adaptation services. She has worked with adults and children with complex physical and neurological conditions, helping support them regain their independence and reach their maximum potential. Laura specialises in moving & handling and housing & equipment and is skilled in completing DFG (Disabled Facilities Grants) assessments.

Specialising in housing & equipment, Laura assesses functional ability in the home environment and wider community. Ensuring the client is at the centre of her care, Laura recommends specialist equipment and adaptations to facilitate safety and independence, working closely with architects and equipment suppliers. Laura also carries out expert manual handling assessments which involve training family members and carers on safe manual handling techniques, such as using ceiling track hoists, manual hoists, in bed turn systems, stand aids and the fitting of slings appropriately.

Graeme Dymond – Operations Manager – BA (Hons), MBA, PGCE

Graeme manages the day-to-day operations of The Care Team including customer enquiries, work planning, deliveries/collections and our Chair Doctor repair and maintenance work.

Jamie Johnston – Chair Doctor Technician

Jamie maintains our stock of hire chairs aswell as supporting the deliveries and carrying out Chair Doctor repair and maintenance work.

Lucy Pickles – Financial Control and Customer Service

Lucy manages our financial processes as well as dealing with customer enquiries. Lucy is also currently training to be an Occupational Therapist

Joanne Swales – Hire Management and Customer Service

Joanne manages all equipment hire in addition to dealing with customer enquiries about assessments and deliveries.

Andrew Gardner – Finance and Customer Service

Andrew supports our day-to-day financial processes and deals with customer enquiries about assessments and deliveries.
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