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I’m Fine! Understanding Insight After Brain Injury

I’m Fine! Understanding Insight After Brain Injury

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Physio Matters’ third Spotlight Webinar will explore reduced insight after brain injury, with special guest speaker Louise Sheffield, Clinical Case Manager and Director at Active Case Management.

Louise will explore how a client with a brain injury can experience barriers to engaging in rehabilitation due to reduced insight into what has happened to them and the extent to which this affects their abilities, cognition and awareness of the full impact of their injury. The webinar will take place on Wednesday 27 January 2021 from 12.00pm – 1.00pm. Louise will be joined in conversation by Physio Matters’ team members Colin Green, Clinical Director and Elaine O’Flaherty, Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist.


Enhancing client engagement in rehabilitation

Louise will consider how ABI professionals can identify and address this common problem, and what approaches can be used to enhance a client’s engagement in rehabilitation.

She will explore:

  • how to identify and improve insight after brain injury
  • a model to measure insight which professionals can use as a bench-line against which to measure a client’s insight in future
  • client case studies and current examples

This will be an interactive session with practical examples and lots of room for discussion.


Expert Insight from a Case Manager Perspective 

This webinar will provide an expert insight in to understanding reduced client insight after brain injury and the consequences for engagement in rehabilitation, from a case manager perspective.

It will focus on the implications for practitioners who work within the brain injury sector and explore the challenges they face, as well as offer guidance on how to meet them.

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About the Guest Speaker 

Louise qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1996, and gained hospital-based experience in Cognitive Rehabilitation and Acquired Brain Injury. She was a Clinical Coordinator of an Interdisciplinary Specialist Rehabilitation Team within the NHS and used a case management approach to co-ordinate appropriate services for her patients.

In 2004, Louise qualified as a Registered Intermediary and is accredited by the Ministry of Justice to work with vulnerable witnesses in this role as part of the Witness Intermediary Scheme. She has since trained new intermediaries and the police on working with vulnerable witnesses. Louise has worked in the private sector as a Clinical Case Manager since 2010 and holds professional registration with the Health Professions Council and the British Association of Occupational Therapists. She is a member of The British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers.

As well as being the Director of Active Case Management, which provides expert case management to clients recovering from a catastrophic brain injury, Louise is also proud to be a Trustee and Professional Advisor to Headway Preston and Chorley.

Find out more at: http://activecasemanagement.co.uk/our-staff/

 

Update: Watch the Webinar Now

This webinar has now taken place and was recorded. You can watch it below. The video lasts for 53 minutes.

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