Patti Simonson

Patti Simonson

Office: 02089 462 829
Fax: 020 8944 9533
Mob: 07903 555 243
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Professional Qualifications:

B.A. Econ, DipSW, Dip Couns, Cert Mgt, PQSW

Profile:

Patti is an independent registered social worker with extensive social work experience in the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors. She has also worked for the National Health Service and is an advanced case manager of BABICM. She was appointed a Lord Chancellor’s Visitor for the Public Guardianship Office in 2004 and, following the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, was appointed a Court of Protection Visitor by the Office of the Public Guardian in 2008 and continues to work in that role. She is a founder member of the Association of Independent Visitors UK (AIVUK) and provides a range of services relating to mental capacity issues for private, independent, voluntary and statutory referrers including capacity assessments. Latterly she was the Head Social Work and Welfare Benefits Service and subsequently the Social Care Advisor and Project Lead for a national medical charity coordinating services for vulnerable people with complex disability including oversight of safeguarding matters.