This is a program of services designed to support you or your loved one with a Traumatic Brain Injury to live a life of greater independence, enhance social opportunities and community involvement, and have good overall health and well being.
What Services Can You Receive?
There are a wide variety of services you can receive under the TBI Waiver. Please contact us to support you in selecting the right ones. Some of the most common services include:
- Service Coordination – Receive consistent communication from a Service Coordinator, which includes monthly face-to-face visits to assist with coordinating supports to safely reside within the community.
- Community Transitional Funds – Assistance with rental deposit and housing necessities when transitioning from a facility back into the community.
- Independent Living Skills Training (ILST) – Training to improve and maintain your ability to live as independently as possibly by focusing on fundamental living skills such as money management, regaining interpersonal and sensory/motor skills, personal grooming, and the ability to maintain a household.
- Home and Community Support Services – Assistance with activities of everyday living such as cooking a meal, bathing, and getting dressed.
- Day Program – A group program in the community designed to support building a wide variety of skills such as pre-vocational training or new social skills.
- Assistive Technology – Equipment that will improve independence such as life alert, a new wheelchair, prosthetics, a pill dispenser, or computer software.
- Community Integration Counseling (CIC) – Counseling to assist with managing new abilities and skills, amending long term expectations, and changes in your social roles such as with significant others.
- Environmental Modifications – Modifications to your home such as adding an entrance ramp, or accessible shower.
- Social Transportation – Transportation allowing you the freedom to explore your community without reliance on others.
NEW! AIM’s Structured Day Program
Located in Fort Edward, NY, AIM Services’ Structured Day Program is designed to provide an environment for people living with Acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury to learn skills that will help them live their most independent life. The people we support drive the overall program, designing their own goals, skills-trainings and interests, to ultimately learn and accomplish their desired objectives. To learn more, contact Kyle Welch, Program Director of DOH Structured Day Program at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 918-4022.
To be eligible for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) waiver, you or your loved one must;
- Have Medicaid eligibility.
- Have a Department of Health (DOH) Service Coordinator.
- Have a diagnosis of TBI or a related condition.
- Be between the ages of 18-64. If 65 or older, you make qualify for the NHTD Waiver.
- Be determined eligible for a nursing home level of care (Your DOH Service Coordinator will assist with completing the assessment).
If you are interested in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver with AIM Services; Inc., please contact Heather Harple, Program Director of Department of Health (DOH) Service Coordination directly at (518) 450-2893 or email@example.com for further information and guidance regarding this process and what information will be required.