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dc.contributor.authorNorman, A
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T10:02:54Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T10:02:54Z
dc.date.issued2016-12-12
dc.identifier.issn1466-8203
dc.identifier.issn2042-8669
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/8331
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<jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title> <jats:p>The purpose of this paper is to review the care management of a man with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from a family member’s perspective.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper provides a case history of “Tom” both prior to his TBI and after.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title> <jats:p>Tom was the subject of a safeguarding adults case review in Somerset following his death in 2014. Ultimately the paper highlights the shortcomings and failures in the care Tom received by various organisations which ultimately contributed to his suicide.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Practical implications</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper highlights the need for more effective communication between professionals managing the care of those with TBI. Furthermore, professionals need training in the need for mental capacity assessments and improved safeguarding and risk assessments with adults with TBI.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title> <jats:p>This paper provides insight into the needs of an adult with TBI from the perspective of a family member who is also a trained psychologist.</jats:p> </jats:sec>

dc.format.extent341-352
dc.languageen
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherEmerald
dc.subjectMental health
dc.subjectMental capacity
dc.subjectSocial work
dc.subjectSafeguarding
dc.subjectAdvocacy
dc.subjectBrain injury
dc.titleA preventable death? A family’s perspective on an adult safeguarding review regarding an adult with traumatic brain injury
dc.typejournal-article
dc.typeReview
plymouth.issue6
plymouth.volume18
plymouth.publication-statusPublished
plymouth.journalThe Journal of Adult Protection
dc.identifier.doi10.1108/JAP-08-2016-0017
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dcterms.dateAccepted2016-10-21
dc.identifier.eissn2042-8669
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