13.B4 Take home messages - Team and Goals


A. An interdisciplinary collaborative approach to rehabilitation and goal setting is recognised as best practice.
B. Good team practice includes:
  • Focus on participation-level goals
  • Emphasise the involvement of the client in goal-setting .
  • Ensure all clinicians have conversations with the client about the client’s goals.
  • When necessary have more than one meeting with the client to identify their goals – dependent on client age, nature and severity of injury and adjustment to injury
  • Use rehabilitation plans are part of a goal setting and review process
  • Use team meetings or case conferences review client goals and assessment results as well as develop action plans Interdisciplinary collaborative approach
C. REVIEWING team processes may be necessary to incorporate SMART client centred goal setting / or to use the SMARTAAR Goal process