BABICM is the UK’s professional body for brain injury & complex case management. Join us today to benefit from a range of specialist support, resources, discounts, events, our research & professional networks.
In the year in which BABICM celebrate 25 years , we are excited to welcome a new Chair.
BABICM's Professional Practice and Membership group have produced a new checklist for Solicitors, Deputies and Paralegals to use when selecting a Case Manager.
During the month of November, the Chairs from BABICM, CMSUK and VRA were invited to present to delegates at the CMSUK and APIL conferences. The Institute of Registered Case Managers explained the history behind the development of this professional body and provided us with the latest updates.
NICE are looking for both lay members (people using services, family members and carers, and members of the public and community or voluntary sector) and people with a professional or practitioner background.
Our design the BABICM Christmas Card campaign is back!
The coronavirus crisis has severely limited the amount of face-to-face contact that rehabilitation services can have with their clients. See the full Irwin Mitchell report, contributed to by BABICM Chair Angela Kerr.
See the latest feature on the Institute of Registered Case Managers in this years copy of the Brain & Spinal injury Handbook.
Keep on Keeping on – Live Q&A session with BABICM
BABICM are looking for talented individuals who have had a brain or complex injury who may be interested in showcasing their artistic talents at next years BABICM Annual conference.
From 1st April 2020, all domiciliary care workers in Wales will need to be registered with Social Care Wales, in the same way as social workers are.
BABICM Chair Angela Kerr talks about 'Professionalising Case Management' at the APIL 30th Anniversary Conference.
BABICM are now registered as stakeholders with NICE for the following quality standards.
Disclosure Dilemmas: Not for the faint hearted 2020, was a timely and exciting one-day workshop which covered the legal and practical implications of disclosure of documentation during the course of the litigation process and considered to be a vital event for brain injury case managers and all others leading and involved in litigation.
Westminster Hall debate on Acquired Brain Injury which will take place on 6th February 2020.
Purpose: Acquired Brain Injuries, caused by a range of illnesses and injuries, can lead to long-term difficulties for individuals; mental health problems, cognitive and executive impairment and psychosocial problems including relationship breakdown, substance abuse and potentially homelessness. The study aimed to seek and gain a more definitive understanding of the inter-relationship of Acquired Brain Injury, substance abuse and homelessness by identifying key themes associated with the inter-relationship between these variables.
We hosted another hugely popular and valuable Beyond the Beginnings training workshop on the 14th November 2019, in Manchester.
In this article, Philippa Feltham-White, an experienced brain injury case manager, will provide her experience and thoughts on the importance of engaging in research.
'Case Managing with Curiosity and Creativity: Planning the Best Personalised Care' was a sell out event held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester on December 3rd 2019 and chaired by David Knifton QC at Exchange Chambers. Sessions led by experts in Case Management, Training, Care Management, CHC Funding and Deputyship.
We are delighted to announce that our after-dinner speaker at the BABICM Annual Conference 2020 is Ben Shevlin, Stand up Comedian and supporter of brain injury awareness.
Following on from the report received from Andy Brown at the CQC in response to our request for clarification of registration of Case Managers. Angela Kerr Chair of BABICM and Karen Burgin from CMSUK had a meeting with the CIW (Care Inspectorate Wales) to discuss registration of Case Managers in Wales on the 11th October 2019. We have now received their response.
We are delighted to announce the launch of our Best Practice in Brain Injury Case Management Poster Presentation Submissions for 2020. We will showcase posters that meet our criteria at our Annual Conference 2020 and via the website.
'Life of Brian' was latest instalment in the 'Life of' series and was held at the Marriott in Leicester on 8th , an October 2019 and chaired by previous BABICM TEG Chair Vicki Gilman. Delegates travelled from across the UK attending sessions led by experts in Paedatrics, Case Management, Education, Psychology, Medical Negligence law, Deputyship and Safeguarding. Many delegates took to Twitter to share their positive feedback and post updates throughout the day.
Are you looking for an new art project for your clients? Can you help? BABICM are looking for a design for this years Christmas card.
This article aims to summarise the research completed by BABICM and Plymouth University which explored the experiences of BICMs and the use of the MCA.
BABICM were invited to observe the parliamentary debate on acquired brain injury at Westminster on the 2nd July 2019.
Following on from the success of the Annual Conference 2019, here is your chance to become involved in next years event.
The BABICM Annual Conference 2019: 'Crisis, What Crisis' was officially our biggest, most successful and most talked about conference we've ever hosted! Read on to view images and videos of the day...
Nick Goodwin, formerly the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) director for access to justice policy, has today taken over the role of Public Guardian for England and Wales and Chief Executive of the office of the Public Guardian (OPG), following the retirement of Alan Eccles.
Alex Rook, a Partner in the Public Law team at Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, lead a hugely popular talk on 'Changes In Deprivation of Liberties and the Mental Capacity Act' at the BABICM Annual Conference 2019: Crisis, What Crisis?
BABICM has been sent a response from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regarding the registration of case managers. Read on to view the full report.
BABICM is supporting the international Unmasking Brain Injury project, led by the IPBIS that encourages people with ABI to consider emotions and values relating to themselves and the impact of their brain injury.
We are delighted to announce that our after-dinner speaker at the BABICM Annual Conference 2019 is Jack Martindale, the author of Battling a Brain Injury: The Life that Jack built.
To register or not to register: that is the question...
Case managers, litigators, experts and counsel from both sides of the litigation fence deemed our first 'Disclosure Dilemmas: not for the faint hearted event' a triumph.
We have a very exciting NEW marketing and delegate package for our Annual Conference 2019 in June. BE QUICK, this offer is limited; we expect the package to sell out quickly.
Neuro-rehab bed numbers must triple in the UK to meet demand but a recruitment crisis could hold back progress. Angela Kerr, BABICM Chair, speaks to the NR Times.
We hosted another hugely popular and valuable New & Would Be training workshop on the 20th March 2019, in Gatwick.
Why you can't afford to miss our Annual Conference 2019, crafted exclusively for brain injury & complex case management and affiliated professionals.
A new Rehabilitation Prescription (RP2019), the tool that documents the rehabilitation needs of the individual with Acquired Brain Injury, has been launched.
We are delighted to announce the launch of a NEW BABICM membership category for charities.
Presenting the Annual Conference 2019: Crisis, What Crisis two-day programme.
Career contentedness varies between the brain injury professions, as Angela Kerr, BABICM Chair, explains to the NR Times.
We are delighted to announce the launch of our Best Practice in Brain Injury Case Management Poster Presentation Submissions for 2019. We will showcase posters that meet our criteria at our Annual Conference 2019, this summer, during a special Poster Presentation event.
We are truly honoured to have secured a Keynote address from the Rt Hon Judge Hilder, Senior Judge of the Court of Protection at our Annual Conference 2019 - as well as other inspiring specialists in brain injury and complex case management, rehabilitation, neuropsychology, research, DoLs and litigation.
BABICM Chair, Angel Kerr, held a meeting this week with Holly Simpson of the Ministry of Justice. Holly is collating information regarding the vulnerability of the elderly, people with learning disabilities and individuals with a brain injury to exploitation and financial abuse.
We are delighted to announce the date of our unmissable Annual Conference & AGM for 2019: crisis, what crisis? This is set to be the brain injury case management event of the year - register your interest today!
The ABI Alliance - which BABICM supports in its national Rehabilitation Prescription campaign - meet today to discuss the next stage of the project and its estimated launch date.
If you're looking to be one of the first to hear about our latest news, research, industry partnerships or events and training announcements, read on!
BABICM’s latest event 'Only the Brave' tackles the complex reality of brain injury case management – the cases that feature a dual or a complex diagnosis. BABICM members can access their Earlybird discounted rate for a limited time only!
Just a few seconds of your time will help to put Acquired Brain Injury on the research map!
Help us shape the future of BABICM services & support by helping us to create the most relevant & meaningful Special Interest Groups for our members.
Be the first to book onto our sell-out annual training programme for new & aspiring case managers.
BABICM, as part of the ABI Alliance, shares key information on the Rehab Prescription campaign for case managers and their clients.
Following the House of Lords Select Committee request for information regarding the use of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) with clients with ABI, the British Association of Brain Injury & Complex Case Managers (BABICM) undertook a very successful response, members’ evidence playing a significant part in the report that their Lordships produced. We are aware from our practice and our colleagues that issues relating to the assessment of mental capacity, to supported decision-making and supporting people in the community remain a key area of concern. Brain Injury Case Managers (BICMs) have significant experience that will be invaluable in this regard.
The Acquired Brain Injury and Mental Capacity Act Interest Group was a group of experienced brain injury specialists formed an email-based interest group during the recent House of Lords select committee investigation into the workings of the Mental Capacity Act. BABICM members (including those who were Council members) significantly contributed to the report.