WHY CHOOSE LODCCM AND HOW WE CAN HELP

LOD have a multi-skilled team of Case Managers and Associates with extensive knowledge and experience across specialised sectors including, but not limited to, Nursing (adult and paediatric) and Physiotherapy Rehabilitation.

Our dedicated team have valuable experience working with individuals living with Cerebral Palsy, Polytrauma, Traumatic Brain Injury and Acquired Brain Injury as well as dementia, depression and other chronic illnesses; meaning that we are well placed to support you and your family even in the most challenging of circumstances. We utilise the skills within our wider team to create an individualised, multi-disciplinary care package for each of our clients.

Our clients are individuals and often have complex needs including challenging behaviour and complex rehabilitation requirements. We approach every aspect of our work with a positive, empathetic attitude and a focus on providing the very best support for our clients and their families.  We are committed to caring and advocating for our clients in order that they may lead active and engaged lives within their communities.

By choosing LOD, you can be certain that your Case Manager will always act as your advocate and communicate your needs to all relevant parties as required and when necessary.

KEY TASKS

Some of the key tasks your LOD Case Manager may support you with are as follows:

Case Management

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Immediate needs assessments

Assistance with recruitment of support staff

Research and appointment of therapists

Assistance with property adaptations

Assistance with arranging accessible holidays

Assistance with adapted vehicle purchase

Case Management

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Immediate needs assessments

Assistance with recruitment of support staff

Research and appointment of therapists

Assistance with property adaptations

Assistance with arranging accessible holidays

Assistance with adapted vehicle purchase

CASE MANAGEMENT

Liaise and work with residential rehabilitation facilities or hospitals to facilitate a safe and timely discharge to your home in the community.

Monitor and review all support and interventions to ensure they continue to meet your needs.

Research and assist in acquiring specialist equipment, including a vehicle.

Produce regular case management update reports to inform all relevant parties of progress.

Creation and ongoing management of care plans and risk assessments.

Sourcing and management of a multi-disciplinary team.

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IMMEDIATE NEEDS ASSESSMENT

An Immediate Needs Assessment (INA) is a report focussing on the impact of the injuries sustained on all areas of the client’s life, including personal care, leisure, transport, mood and work-related issues.

The report details the client’s goals for rehabilitation and the recommendations of the Case Manager for services, treatment and equipment in order to support the achievement of these goals.

We give an overview of likely costs for rehabilitation intervention inclusive of, and observing, the statutory and private options available if applicable along with case management hours over a set period.

ASSISTANCE WITH RECRUITMENT OF SUPPORT STAFF

Assist with the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and management of directly employed support workers to work with you wherever you are living so that you have a bespoke package of care and support.

Alternatively, research a care agency and work together to provide appropriate agency support workers to deliver your care.

Dedicated ‘on-boarding liaison’ person to guide and assist support workers through the recruitment process. Completion of all due diligence such as enhanced DBS, identity and right-to-work checks and the obtaining of two references.

Organisation of shadow shifts and interviews.

RESEARCH AND APPOINTMENT OF THERAPISTS

All therapists that work with LODCCM and our clients, go through a due diligence process to make sure that they are safe and competent to provide services to our clients. This includes checks on valid professional registrations with regulatory bodies, DBS checks and appropriate insurances. We also undergo an annual revalidation process for all therapists / therapy practices to maintain up to date and relevant data.

ASSISTANCE WITH PROPERTY ADAPTATIONS

Locate an appropriate rental property and/or property to purchase and advise on property adaptations as required.

WHO INSTRUCTS / RECOMMENDS US?

Litigation solicitors, court of protection appointed deputies, direct Clients, Barristers, therapists, and recruitment specialists.