Often a client’s crisis is the factor that brings a Care Manager into their lives. Addressing the issues that affect the client’s safety and wellbeing are the top priority. Part of Care Management advocacy includes the willingness to work through the barriers that often occur in obtaining governmental or insurance benefits. A Care Manager knows how to navigate the complicated bureaucracies on behalf of the client.
Anosognosia is a Greek-based word that can be translated as “without knowledge of disease.” It’s a condition in which a person with a disease or disability is unable to recognize something that is medically apparent.
Multigenerational caregiving presents emotional and financial challenges, especially for the generation “caught in the middle.”
The entire family is impacted when a person sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Language shapes ideas, perceptions, and beliefs. “People first” language emphasizes the person, not the disability.