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Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Practice Education
Location: Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, room 108
Friederike trained and qualified as a chartered physiotherapist in her native Germany, before coming to the UK in 1991. Since then, she has worked in a variety of NHS settings, ranging from paediatrics to gerontology, including both primary and secondary care, acute hospitals as well community, domiciliary and out-patient services.
In order to utilise this wide range of experience, she specialised in elderly rehabilitation and has a keen interest in the link between mental and physical health, particularly as appropriate to dementia, delirium and frailty.
Friederike has worked as a clinical educator and has a special interest in education and training. In her current role, she supports the setting up, development and embedding of community placements for all Faculty healthcare professions.
Mainly at weekends, she is also a self-employed veterinary physiotherapist and member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT).
Pre- and post- reg education; learning disabilities; placement support; educator training/education; elderly rehabilitation; mental health; frailty; dementia; delirium.