Karen is a learning disability nurse with over 30 years' experience employed in positions as Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, Acting Nurse Specialist and most recently as Registered Team Manager. Karen has developed her career and supported individuals in learning disability services in hospital and community settings, including generic learning disabilities inpatient departments. Throughout her career Karen has been involved in clinical coordination and facilitation of person focused formulation, leading to the production of clear care plans and clinical intervention through leadership. Karen has had experience of supporting individuals from admission through to discharge. She has supported individuals and staff through the change process, planning and providing support to ensure a person's transition to their new home is successful. Supporting them to move forward, working with new care providers to enable them to get to know individuals and to support them to move forward from inpatient setting to community based person centred care provision. Karen will always ensure that she follows a person centred approach to enable people to reach their full potential. She will utilise her skills, knowledge and experience to ensure the best outcome for people.