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Support Services

Assessment and Planning

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Assessment and Planning

Synapse Assessment and Planning can offer support, advice, consultation and assessment services for people with an Acquired Brain Injury and their families.

The Assessment and Planning Service has a high level of proven expertise in assessment and community-based support. Their extensive experience includes the successful completion of 200 assessments throughout QLD as part of the Younger People In Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) Initiative. This included providing assessments in remote regions of Far North QLD and Indigenous populations. The service has networked extensively with allied health and community services to provide the best possible outcomes for clients with Acquired Brain Injury.


What services do we provide?

The Assessment and Planning Service provides functional and comprehensive assessments for people with Acquired Brain Injuries and their families. These assessments may occur in the home, in the hospital or community facilities and are guided by a model of client-centred planning and strength-based practice.


The Assessment and Planning Service provides experienced case managers who can assist clients or their decision makers to identify appropriate options based on a client specific assessment inclusive of, but not limited to:


  • Preliminary Assessment of Skills and Functioning (Activities of Daily Living) - This involves an assessment of all activities associated with daily living including personal care, physical, Cognitive and social functioning.
  • Options & Future Planning - Advice and Assistance on transitioning from hospital to another facility or living arrangement.
  • Risk Assessment - Determine level of support required in-home and in a shared environment. Determine safe working standards for prospective or existing service provision. Occupational Health Safety Assessment & consultation.
  • Allied Health Support & Assessment - Planning a client specific holistic care regime in consultation with client, family, allied health, stakeholders, Case Managers and Insurers.
  • Behavioural Support and Consultancy - The Assessment and Planning Service is able to conduct Behavioural Assessments, and provide comprehensive reports, based on applied behaviour analysis. Develop and assist with the implementation of behaviour management plans based on a framework of positive behaviour support and client-centred practise.

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