1. Perform Assessments:
Our experienced Case Managers conduct in-home and telephone assessments using a systematic evaluation method to assess the brain injury survivor’s basic needs, impairments, support system and all other external factors. Case Mangers consult with physicians and other health care professionals to develop a care plan that best fits the survivor’s needs.
2. Develop Care Plans:
Our case managers tailor a cost effective service plan that incorporates long and short term goals. The goal of the service plan is to provide an array of services to keep the brain injury survivor in the comfort of their own home and help integrate them back into their community.
3. Provide Family Intervention:
Case managers help intervene on the behalf of the brain injury survivor and his/her family to ensure services are being delivered and individual’s needs are being met. Case Managers act as a mediators, informing and educating families and care givers on the survivor’s strengths, weaknesses and limitations.
4. Research Activities and Resources:
Case managers possess knowledge of a variety of resources and opportunities available in local communities for the survivor of the traumatic brain injury. Case managers encourage current interests and promote new ones, while serving as liaisons between the survivor and his/her family, and other service agencies.
5. Implement Care Plans:
Case managers collaborate with appropriate care givers and agencies to administer services. They provide instructions to care givers on how to effectively provide services to the survivor of the brain injury.
6. Monitor On-going Services:
To ensure that all services are being performed according to the care plan, case managers maintain frequent contact with the brain injury survivor and their families. Care plans are adjusted when needed to accommodate the needs and changes of the survivor.