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Partnerships in Care 29


Table 1: Initial assessment period Interventions


Neuropsychology investigations including cognitive levels, pre-morbid estimates, memory function and executive functions.


OT assessment including Activities of Daily Living (ADL) level, community competence and dependence level


Physiotherapy assessments including mobility, transfers, falls and physical assessments


Baseline measurement of behaviours


Duration (weeks)


Initial phase assessment in all domains = 04 weeks. Scoring interpretation and reporting for each domain 02 days


Initial assessment period 2-3 weeks 2-3 weeks 2-4 weeks


Table 2: Possible interventions for patients after the initial assessment period


Interventions Cognitive retraining sessions


Self repair therapy including Life Narrative and Emotion Management


Executive functions training Individual CBT therapy Sexual offender therapy


Family therapy [PLISSIT = permission, limited information, specific suggestions, intensive therapy]


Physiotherapy


Functional rehabilitation: community competence Functional rehabilitation: Activities of Daily Living Healthy Living


Vocational guidance


Duration (weeks) 12-60 12-60


12-60 12-30 12-30


As appropriate, phased up to discharge


Continuous Continuous


12 to discharge 12 to discharge Continuous


Behaviour Modification including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 12-52 Progress evaluation through outcome measures


Neuropsychiatric


Phased continuous HoNOS, Recovery Star; Functional Behaviour Analyses


Continuous


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