Posts filed under: Case Management

What is a Mental Health Case Manager?

When a loved one is struggling with a mental health condition, it can be confusing to navigate the treatment process on your own. There are many challenges and questions that may arise when trying to find the right health care professionals or treatment options. That is where an experienced case manager can step in and...... Read More

The Health Care Professional You Didn’t Know You Needed

When it comes to a serious health concern or crisis, there is an important professional who plays a critical role in helping individuals and families navigate the difficult and unforeseen circumstances that they are faced with. This professional is called a Case Manager. Most people are familiar with the job of a Case Manager in...... Read More

Disability Rating Scale for Traumatic Brain Injuries

The Disability Rating Scale (DRS) was developed in the late 1970s by M. Rappaport as a more accurate alternative to the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), which was thought to be insensitive in assessing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The Disability Rating Scale was established and tested with older juvenile and adult individuals with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury...... Read More

Car Accidents and PTSD: How To Treat Accident Trauma

When many of us think about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), our attention may turn towards military veterans. Service men and women are regularly faced with challenges that can be life-threatening, and even when not in direct combat, the stress of the military can take an enormous toll. However, PTSD can also affect people involved...... Read More

For Hospitals and Families – The Discharge Process Can Be Challenging

For most of us, illnesses and injuries do not follow a 9-5 Monday through Friday schedule. On any given holiday, or Friday night, many families are facing the prospect of having a family member return home from the hospital, sometimes to an environment that isn’t ready to support them. Recently, Feinberg Consulting was called in...... Read More

Real Life Care Management

When you hear the words “Care Manager,” what comes to mind? Do you think of doctors, nurses, physical therapists? All of these people are part of the caretaking process, but they are not necessarily Care Managers. A Care Manager coordinates the doctors, nurses, insurance companies, attorneys, residences, home care agencies, hospitals, and equipment companies, along...... Read More