Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843103158
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 05/15/2006
Series: Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword, David J. Price, Consultant Neurosurgeon. Introduction. Jackie Parker, J.S. Parker & Associates. 1. What is Brain Injury Case Management? Jo Clark-Wilson, Head First Assessment & Case Management Services. 2. What is Brain Injury? Key Facts About the Initial Stages of Recovery, Pippa Griffiths, The Bede Centre. 3. 'Goodbye to the Old. Hello to the New…' What is it Like to Survive a Brain Injury? Jackie Dean and Jackie Parker. 4. Brain Injury and the Family, Jean Booth, Anglia Case Management. 5. The Role of the Case Manager in Personal Injury Litigation, Neil Whiteley and Jane Wright, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors. 6. The Role of the Case Manager in Risk Assessment, Rita Greaves and Jill Harris, J.S. Parker & Associates. 7. The Role of the Case Manager in Supporting the Brain Injured Person During Transition. Ella Cornforth and Carol Varley, J.S. Parker & Associates. 8. Rehabilitation, Case Management and Community Reintegration, Catherine Johnson, Rehab Without Walls. 9. Recruitment of Brain Injury Support Workers, Lucy Gunn and Ivan Neary, J.S. Parker & Associates. 10. Super Support Worker: The Role of the Support Worker in Community Packages, Rita Greaves, Ivan Neary and Jane Warren, J.S.P. Manchester Ltd. 11. Support Worker Training: An Example Training Package - 'Supporting an Individual with an Acquired Brain Injury', Jayne Brake and Lucy Gunn, J.S. Parker & Associates.12. 24-hour Support Packages, Caroline Ferber, Anglia Case Management. 13. Support Plans and Maintenance Manuals, Jayne Brake and Jill Harris, J.S. Parker & Associates. Glossary. Subject Index. Author Index.

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