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.
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 Diane Hall, Program Director of Department of Health (DOH) Services directly at (518) 450-2889 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and guidance regarding this process and what information will be required.