Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006 M05 15 - 224 páginas

Brain injury case management involves the care and support of brain-injured individuals and their families in a range of areas, from personal injury litigation to the planning of treatment and therapy regimes.

Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management provides a guide to effective case management, outlining all the key issues that professionals working with brain-injured people will need to know, from understanding what brain injury actually is and how it feels to experience it to strategies for rehabilitation, assessing risk and implementing support plans. The contributors are drawn from a wide range of disciplines, including social work, neuropsychology, occupational therapy and legal practice, and offer information and advice in clear jargon-free.

This is an essential handbook for case managers and all other professionals working with brain injured people.


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1 What is Brain Injury Case Management?
2 What is Brain Injury? key Facts About the Initial Stages of Recovery
3 Goodbye to The Old Hello to the New What is Like to Survive a Brain Injury?
4 Brain Injury in the Family
5 The Role of the Case Manager in Personal Injury Litigation
6 The Role of the Case Manager in Risk Assessment
7 The Role of the Case Manager in Supporting the Brain Injured Person During Transition
8 Rehabilitation Case Management and Community Reintegration
10 Super Support Worker The Role of the Support Worker in Community Packages
11 Support Worker Training An Example Training Package Supporting and Individual with an Acquired Brain Injury
12 24Hour Support Packages
13 Support Plans and Maintenaince Manuals
List of Contributors
Subject Index
Author Index

9 Recruitment of Brain Injury Support Workers

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Página 15 - Case management is a collaborative process which assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the options and services required to meet an individual's health needs, using communication and available resources to promote quality, cost effective outcomes.

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Jackie Parker is a Brain Injury Case manager and partner of one of the largest case management organisations in the north of England. She is a professionally qualified social worker and also holds a certificate in counselling.

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