Jeff is 18 years old and was injured in an accident a year ago. The accident left Jeff with a brain injury that affects his short-term memory and ability to make decisions, but he is physically healthy. Before the accident Jeff played football, surfed and had a very active social life with many friends and a girlfriend. Jeff expresses a wish to get back to the activities he used to participate in and his friends have indicated support for this.
Why should a worker consider Jeff’s developmental stage when supporting him to engage in activities?
What strengths might a worker consider when engaging in support activities for Jeff?
Why is it important for a worker to recognise, respect and accommodate Jeff’s need to express his sexuality?