- SELF STUDY MODULES
- 1. Intro to TBI
- 2. Communication
- 3. Skills for independence
- 4. Cognitive changes
- 5. Behaviour changes
- 6. Sexuality
- 7. Case management
- 8. Supervising staff
- 9. Mobility & motor control
- 10. Mental health & TBI:
- 11. Mental health problems
and TBI: diagnosis
- 12. Working with Families
after Traumatic Injury:
7.7 Take home messages
- A Case Manager is responsible for:
Securing and coordinating services to meet individual client needs Assessment and case planning Advocating for access to services Monitoring and evaluating case plans.
- The tri-level approach is a way of looking at the person and their environment. It focuses on three systems:
personality systems include impairments, mood, adjustment, insight about brain injury, beliefs, values and hopes interactional system includes family, rehabilitation, environment, relationships with spouses or partners, children, friends socio-cultural system includes cultural background, community issues and supports for people with disabilities
- Taking a case history is one of the tasks of a case manager. There are aspects of taking a case history that are specifically relevant for a case history of a person with TBI.
- Information sources you can use to assess a person's rehabilitation history include: agency reports, self reports, family report and others.
- Key values that should inform goal setting:
- autonomy in decision making,
- least restrictive environment
- community participation.
- compensation makes a difference to service provision
- there are many relevant generic community services