Revisiting the neurofunctional approach: Conceptualising the core components for the rehabilitation of everyday living skills
The NFA, or neurofunctional approach, was introduced in the 1980s to assist individuals with their rehabilitation process, following traumatic brain injury. The NFA focuses on the needs and goals of individual clients who require a Case Manager to assist with the rehabilitation process, incorporating skill learning principles and routine development.
By encouraging the progress of activities required for everyday living, the NFA aims to assist individual clients in a more effective way than the cognitive-retention approach. The following paper looks at the features, theoretical basis and implications of the NFA for those who have suffered traumatic brain injury.
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