Practice Guidance

Timely assessment and decision making in neglect cases: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages It is often neglect cases that drift because it is difficult to know at what point to say ‘enough is enough’. It may not be due to an injury/event that leads to this conclusion. Typically, in neglect cases things tend to get worse for a while, then improve, then worsen again. It is […]

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