Case Management

Case Management

What is Case Management?

Rehabilitation Case Management is undertaken by an experienced professional with a background in health. The role is supportive and ensures a coordinated approach between all services working for an individual child. This includes:
• Medical
• Therapy
• Social
• Attendant Care and
• Educational
Case Managers work closely with the child, family and team. They provide and coordination so rehabilitation progresses smoothly towards common goals. The Case Manager is the primary point of contact for all service providers and the family. They are the principal decision-maker who uses all relevant facts, options and information to form the co-ordinated rehabilitation plan.
Which children benefit from Case Management?
Case Managers work with children who have complex disabilities, requiring multiple services to meet their needs. They are usually engaged when there is a funding body involved.

What are the benefits of Case Management?

The main aim of Rehabilitation Case Management is to achieve coordinated and effective rehabilitation that works towards fully integrated goals. Other benefits include:
• Primary point of contact for all parties involved in the rehabilitation of your child
• Maintenance of regular contact within the team and prompting of communication between service providers as appropriate
• Support for you and your child in navigating through complex health, social nd educational systems.
• Liaison with the third party funder to organise approval of appropriate services