Health & Case Management Ltd (HCML) has re-launched its catastrophic injury case management service.
The rehabilitation case management firm has hired case managers across a range of clinical disciplines and introduced a new assessment model consulted on by its Medical Advisory Board.
Individual assessment models based on injury category will be implemented by specialists in brain and spinal cord injury, amputation, burns, musculoskeletal damage and paediatric care to cover physical as well as psychological, behavioural or cognitive problems.
HCML says its goal for each case is to bring the client as close to their pre-accident state as possible - taking steps to reintegrate them in their place of work or study if appropriate and, if not, to maximise their independence in living.
Keith Bushnell, chief executive of HCML, said: "We first come into contact with clients at an absolutely critical time just after a serious accident, where the impact of any decision about their care can be magnified as time goes on.
"The aim of this expanded service is, regardless of whether we're instructed singly or jointly, to provide an independent assessment of the treatment pathway required to maximise recovery potential, and then provide full help and support to the client and their family."