Borders Brain Injury Service Team

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Peter Cockburn

 

Service Manager

 

Peter oversees the day-to-day management of our programmes and works on introducing new and innovative service offers such as the Money Matters programme, Individual Service Fund and our Reconnect with Confidence programme.

 

Having completed a degree in Education and an honours degree in Psychology, Peter initially worked as the Centre Based Rehabilitation Worker designing and delivering courses that covered memory, attention, health and wellbeing, fatigue management and assertiveness, before progressing on to become Service Manager.

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Margot Crosbie

 

Community Rehabilitation Worker

Margot has worked in a range of roles from an English teacher to Inspector of Careers Services. In 2018 she retired from her role in Skills Development Scotland however, after a few months Margot was keen to use her past experience in a new role where she could work directly with people and make a real difference.

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Caroline Keatinge

 

Community Rehabilitation Worker

Caroline supports people with acquired or traumatic brain injury to understand some of the hidden side effects of their injury.

Working with service users she offers help and advice on how they can manage some of the challenges they face related to their head injury including things such as short term memory loss, fatigue, word finding, isolation and anxiety. 

 

Before joining DCF Caroline was a primary school teacher.

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Lorraine Mackenzie

 

Administrator

Lorraine joined the Borders Brain Injury Service in November 2018 as an Administrator. Part of Lorraine’s role involves working closely with the rehab team to support programme participants. Having initially worked on the Money Matters programme, Lorraine has a real passion for this sector and a desire to help others.