The Client is an 19-year-old gentleman who was involved in a road traffic accident in 2015, resulting in an acquired brain injury. He now receives input from a therapy team that completes intervention in his home or community settings. The Client’s Occupational Psychologist and Case Manager have been working alongside The Client’s college in order to support him to the course that he has enrolled on for the year 2018-2019 in light of the brain injury that he sustained.
About The Client
The client spends most of his time at his girlfriend’s home in Wrexham, although he lives at home with his parents and dog.
Previously, the Client has had difficulties in managing his behaviour and understanding the course. This has lessened over time, however in order for the Client to attend his studies, his college have advised that he will require 1:1 support at all times in order to support him to manage his behaviour, therefore adhering to their ‘Code of Conduct’, and use the strategies highlighted by his therapy team to manage this.
The Client is very focussed on his desire to learn, he wishes to complete his current college course in order to gain his qualification. Although he is not keen on having support at college, he accepts that this is a requirement of the college in order to support him to manage his behaviour and has advised that he will adhere to this.
Current aims of support with The Client:
To support The Client to complete his college course by supporting him to use techniques, as advised by his therapists, to manage his behaviour, cognitive challenges and physical ability.
The Client currently attends college 3 days per week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) between 9am – 5pm. He requires support from staff each day on site between these hours.
The client independently travels to and from college. He will meet the Support Worker outside the main reception each morning prior to lessons commencing.
Support Worker requirements:
• Preferably male
• Preferable under 30
• To meet at Wrexham College
• Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday during term time
• Hours: 9am-5pm