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David Bignell

Programme Lead Rehabilitation Work

School of Health Sciences
Email:
David.bignell@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
0121 202 4224

David is a qualified Rehabilitation Worker and the Programme Lead for the Foundation Degree in Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment), the BSc (Hons) Specialist Complex Needs Rehabilitation Work top up’ degree and the BSc (Hons) Habilitation Work Working with Children and Young People course.

David studied at the Guide Dogs School of Vision and Rehabilitation Studies. After qualifying he then worked for Warwickshire Vision Support. His role included providing specialist assessment and delivering high level rehabilitation training for sight impaired and severely sight impaired individuals.

In 2007, David started working for Coventry City Council as their Senior Rehabilitation Worker. At this point he was already teaching Orientation and Mobility and Daily Living Skills as a visiting lecturer at BCU. In September of 2008, David joined the rehabilitation work team at BCU as a Senior Lecturer/Placement Coordinator. In 2012, David became the Programme Lead.

David is the module coordinator for all of the Orientation and Mobility modules. David also delivers the Professional Rehabilitation Work Practice for the Foundation Degree and the Specialist Professional Skills and Evidence Based Practice module for the BSc (Hons) Specialist Complex Needs course.

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