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About Us

Helen McCloughry worked in health and social care for 35 years as a clinician, practitioner, manager, head of service, policy advisor, and assistant director. In these roles she conducted evidence-based research, lectured, and was at the forefront of innovative service development that was nationally recognised. She published and presented her work in national journals and forums.

Helen now uses her experience and skills to advise leaders and managers in all sectors as they tackle complex and complicated problems. Her versatility, innovative thinking, and commitment to integrated and forward-looking solutions are an asset to her clients.

Awards & Achievements
Highly Commended Award for :
Best use of IT in primary and community care, ” Software Solution for Intermediate Care and Community Rehabilitation Services DutyPoint”
Health Care IT Effectiveness Awards.
Publications & Events
Disabled and Older People in the Community- Issues of Dependency
Date:Jan 1998
Disabled and Older People in the Community- Issues of Dependency . Published in Community Occupational Therapy Services: Linking the Thinking……integrating practices (London:DH, 1998)

cited in: Community Occupational Therapy Services, Gail Mountain (London: College of Occupational Therapy, 2000

cited in ‘ The Way to Go Home’ (London:Audit Commission)

Age and Ageing

Jan 2004
A randomised controlled trial of care home rehabilitation to reduce one-term institutionalisation for elderly people

Fleming S, Blake H, Gladman J, Hart, E, Lymbery M, Dewey M, McCloughry H, Walker M, Miller P. Age and Ageing. 33 (4)

Integration by Design, a software solution to capacity management in Intermediate Care
Jan 2004
McCloughry H, Montgomery P. Occupational Therapy News. 12 (12)

A Short Step from Home
Jan 2003
McCloughry H, Walker D, Sturdy L. (2003) Professional Nurse. 19 (2):68

Avoiding Hospital Admission using Intermediate Care
Jan 2005
Logan P, Smith S, McCloughry H (2005) National Association of Primary Care Review, Issue 2 pp 77-79

Intermediate Care for Older People
Jan 2007
Logan P, Stoner-Hobbs V, McCloughry H (2007), Nursing Older People, June vol 19 no5 pp 25-28

Conference Presentations

Jan 1995 Professionalism and Disability, COT national conference, Edinburgh,
1995 Disabled and Older People in the Community, national conference , Belfast, 1998 Rehabilitation and Older People, SSI, Leeds, DH,
1998 The Strategic Use of Occupational Therapy, Nottingham
1998 A Use of Outcome Measures in a Community Setting, DRI, Derby,
1998 The Transitional Beds Project, King’s Fund and Nuffield Institute of Health, Leeds,
1999 The Changing Role of Social Work, BASW National Conference, Southport,
1999 The Transitional Beds Project, COT national conference, Liverpool,
1999 Integrated Community Rehabiliation, Ageing and Disability Research Unit, QMC, Nottingham,
1999 and 2000 Routes to Independence, Social Services Inspectorate, Birmingham
2000 Nottingham Transitional Rehabiliation Service, Adding Life to Years, Warrington, 2000 The Role of the Multi-Professional Team, Community Care Live,
2000 Disabled Living Centre National conference, Providing Choice and Solutions, Bristol,
2001 Integrating Community Equipment Services, National Association of Equipment Providers, Keele,
2002 Effective Discharge Planning, Primary Care 2003, Birmingham
2003 National Service Framework for Long Term Conditions, COT national conference, Glasgow
2004 The Future of Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation Services- Challenging the Boundaries: Innovations and New Approaches, London
2004 Long Term Conditions, Primary Care 2004, Birmingham
2004 Intermediate Care and Dementia, Manchester, Warwick and Birmingham, London
2004 Changing Face of the NHS, Nottingham
2004 The Allied Health Professionals role in shaping Health Services, London
2004 Leading on Longer Lasting Conditions, Managers conference, Bristol
2005 Opportunities for OT’s within the NSF for Long-Term Conditions, COT national conference, Eastbourne
2005 How Intermediate Care supports the management of long term conditions, HSJ Conference, London
2005 The NSF for Long Term Conditions, MS Specialist Nurse Conference, Oxford
2005 Long Term Conditions, the AHP Conference, London
2005 Getting to Grips with the NSF for Long Term Conditions, London
2006 Evolving Services, the NSF, Challenges in Implementation, Sheffield
2007 Managing Long Term Conditions, Telford