Caregiver Burnout

An accident or illness can be devastating, often leaving many victims suffering with ongoing physical and emotional injuries. This can impact quality-of-life in a number of ways, including limiting or preventing their participation in normal activities of daily living, life roles, work, relationships and leisure pursuits. While the nature of a victim’s injuries and/or physical impairments are often the...

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Understanding the Emotional Impact of a Personal Injury

With the recent tragedies striking both the communities of Humboldt and Toronto and leading to the loss of dozens of innocent lives, the nation has been forced to come together in solidarity. And in doing so, a remarkable thing has taken place. We have seen the human capacity to foster resilience in the face of trauma. Resilience is an...

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The Role of a Life Care Planner in a Litigated Case

A life care planner is a health care professional with specific training and experience in future care costing. Many professionals choose to pursue accreditation in the area of life care planning and are certified by the International Commission on Health Care Certification (ICHCC). The role of a life care planner is to be an educator to those involved in...

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A Greater Need for Life Care Plans

Carol Bierbrier and Associates on the changes to SABS in June 2016 The new SABS present a number of challenges for our clients. For catastrophic impairment claims, there will be a new combined med/rehab and attendant care benefit of $1 million. The changes will significantly reduce the potential amount of benefits under the policy - leaving clients with fewer...

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