This guide has been put together to assist Case Managers understand the services an occupational therapist with a neurology specialism can offer a person with neurological impairments.
In this case study we learn how structure and routine combined with anxiety and fatigue management techniques can support the transition back to work following accident or illness.
This case study follows the progress of Phil who experienced an extensive hand injury at work. It highlights the emotional, physical and practical consequences a client may experience when faced with hand trauma.
Helen Griffiths explains when a hand therapist referral might be appropriate and the process that they would go through. Clarifying when a hand therapist can help, she explains how advancing technologies have made splint provision easier in the community.