What is a case manager?
A case manager is a professional who coordinates an integrated plan of
care in order to meet the health needs of an individual with
impairments or chronic illness. A case manager may come from a
range of professional backgrounds including nursing, psychology,
occupational therapy, social work or other professional field.
Individuals who practice as case managers are regulated through
registration with their professional bodies. The case manager is
responsible for completing plans of care and organising recommended rehabilitation
programmes. The case managers role is focused on increasing
independence and maximising an individuals potential. All the aspects of
the clients life would be included into plans of care, these include the medical,
educational, vocational, rehabilitation, and psycho-social issues for
an individual with a brain injury.
Injury Wales is a professional service offering independent case management to
people who have suffered a brain injury. The service offers a holistic client
focussed approach to case management based on the principles of
Brain Injury Wales is an independent brain injury case
management service and can offer the following:
Assessment by suitably qualified and experienced professionals
Written rehabilitation and care plans
Goal plans and regular reviews
Updated reports on clients progress
The client remains the focus throughout the process and all assessments
are completed in the clients home environment. Empowerment is the key
component of Brain Injury Wales - the principles of which are based on a
'can do' approach. Clients are encouraged to develop a
partnership relationship with their case manager, which in turn encourages
maximum participation to achieve goals.
For further information, contact us.