BABICM is a professional association which was established in 1996 to promote the development of case management in the field of acquired brain injury.
BABICM represents the professional interests and concerns of case managers who work with those who have suffered an acquired brain injury or other complex condition which requires co-ordinated rehabilitation, care and support. BABICM seeks to develop an ethical and professional structure in which the discipline can flourish, to encourage high standards in training and to promote networking and communication amongst its members for the continued growth, experience and reputation of case management.
1. To promote the interests of case managers and increase the efficiency of their work by the advancement of knowledge, skills and techniques applicable to the effective management and support of those with brain injuries or other complex conditions, and their families;
2. To promote the education and training of those working in the field of case management;
3. To establish and regulate systems of quality control and assurance for the profession;
4. To establish and maintain a system of accreditation and certification for brain injury case managers; and
5. To provide a network for those working in brain injury case management, and to give advice and support.
BABICM has published a Guidelines and Protocol document, adopted by the membership, to set out the elements of best practice which it considers should be uniformly adopted by those working in the field of case management. A copy of this document can be viewed and downloaded in PDF format from this website: Guidelines and Protocol.
BABICM was established as a company limited by guarantee without share capital. Each member is entitled to vote in general meeting and it has two directors. BABICM is effectively run by a Council of elected case manager members. There is a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 16 Council members. There is a maximum term which may be served by each Council member. See the profiles of the current Council members.
The Council also has a number of both standing and ad hoc committees charged with specific projects including Professional Issues, Training, Children & Young People, Scottish Group, the quarterly Newsletter and the facilitation of the Annual Conference.
The day to day affairs of BABICM are handled from the BABICM office by the BABICM administrators.
If you would be interested in joining BABICM then please access the Membership section of our website. This explains the benefits and entitlements of membership, the three categories of members and the annual subscription rates.
If you would like to consider working with the BABICM Council on issues relevant to the advancement of case management matters and best practice, including training and research then please contact the BABICM office. BABICM is keen to establish links and to collaborate in projects with other groups with similar aspirations for the development and continuance of professional standards in case management.
Opportunities for advertising are available in our quarterly Newsletter, and at our Conference and training courses. For more information please contact the BABICM office.