Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver
Assisting individuals with a diagnosis of TBI or other degenerative diseases that require a nursing level of care to stay in their own homes independently.
Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI) Waiver
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver provides support and services such as home and community-based services to assist individuals with a diagnosis of TBI or other degenerative diseases that require a nursing level of care to stay in their own homes independently. This program was designed to help these individuals choose where and with whom he or she will live, and who will provide needed services.
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Am I eligible for the TBI waiver?
To qualify for the TBI Waiver, you must be:
Diagnosed with TBI or a related condition
Eligible for nursing facility level of care.
Enrolled in the Medicaid program.
Between 18 and 64 years of age, and injured after the age of 18.
Choose to live in the community rather than a nursing facility.
Have or find a living arrangement which meets your individual needs.
The following services are available under the NHTD waiver program.
Service Coordination (SC)
The Service Coordinator is the participant’s planner, organizer, and service plan writer. Service Coordinators obtain and coordinate the services that are necessary for the participant to return to or remain in the community. These services may include: waiver services, Medicaid State Plan services, educational, vocational, social, and medical services available within the community.
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
PBIS services are provided to participants who have significant behavioral difficulties that jeopardize their ability to remain in the community of choice due to inappropriate responses to events in their environment.
Community Integration Counselor (CIC)
CIC services are designed to help participants more effectively manage the emotional difficulties associated with adjusting to and living in the community. It is a counseling service provided to those coping with altered abilities and skills, the need to revise long term expectations, and changed roles in relation to significant others.
Independent Living Skills Trainer (ILST)
ILST services are designed to improve or maintain the ability of the participant to live as independently as possible in the community. ILST assists in recovering skills that have decreased as a result of onset of disability. Also, ILST will primarily be targeted to those individuals with progressive illnesses to maintain essential skills.
Community Transitional Services (CTS)
CTS services are intended to assist participants with the physical transition from a nursing home to living in the community. CTS is a one-time service per enrollment and is ONLY provided when transitioning from a nursing home.
Structured Day Program (SDP)
Structured Day Program services are designed to improve or maintain the participant’s skills and ability to live as independently as possible in the community. These are typically provided as outpatient services due to the difficulty that many individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities have transferring or generalizing skills learned in one setting to another. This service provides the skills training that is needed as well as the consistent reinforcement of those skills in real life settings.
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