Jane Burns

Managing Director

Jane Burns

RN A.Arts (nursing) MN (rehabilitation) CNLCP
Registered Nurse (Australia and California USA)
Associate in Arts Degree (nursing) Hons
Master of Nursing (rehabilitation)
Internationally Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (since 2004)

SPECIAL FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

Paediatric and Adult Rehabilitation
Case Management
Medico-Legal Reporting
Life Care Planning
Nursing Care Assessments

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jane has extensive clinical nursing rehabilitation and case management experience gained over 26 years working in Australia, the United States and South East Asia. Her professional experience covers both adult and paediatric disciplines in a number of different rehabilitation settings including; acute in-patient care, home care and community outreach services. She has specialist experience in providing long-term case management services for claimants with catastrophic injuries (in particular those with spinal cord birth injuries and brain injuries) and including those who are ventilator-dependent. Jane is the only certified practicing Nurse Life Care Planner is Australia and continues to prepare Life Care Plans for people with complex injuries in both Australia and the United States. To date Jane has prepared over 170 Life Care Plans for catastrophic claims, with many more complex Nursing Services and Equipment assessments also completed. Jane has significant experience in preparing for and giving evidence for trials in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and Nevada.

Jane continues to work with a large number of clients post settlement of claims which has given her the opportunity of observing the utilisation of services following settlement of insurance claims. She works closely with specialist financial planners and Trustees to ensure that clients’ allied health services are budgeted to ensure funds last a lifetime.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member – American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners
Member International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals
Member International Academy of Life Care Planners
Member – Australian Rehabilitation Nurses Association
Member – NSW Nurses Association

Member – Australian College of Nursing

Member – Case Management Society of Australia and New Zealand