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Traumatic Brain Injury Service Coordination

Traumatic Brain Injury (Traumatic Brain Injury) Service Coordinators have been supporting individuals with TBI through the Department of Health’s TBI Waiver program since 1995, and work in partnership with the individual to secure supports and services that will allow them to live as independently and productively as possible.

Traumatic Brain Injury Service Coordination

According to “Brainline” a national multimedia project offering information and resources on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), there are 2.8 million individuals diagnosed with TBI annually in the United States alone. Ninety percent (2.5 million) are treated and released. Most are diagnosed with mild TBI best known as concussion.

Pathways, Inc. TBI Service Coordinators have been supporting individuals with TBI through the Department of Health’s TBI Waiver program since 1995. The TBI Service Coordinator works in partnership with the individual to secure supports and services that will allow them to live as independently and productively as possible.

Services Provided

  • Meets with you in your home
  • Provides education on available services
  • Promotes Choice
  • Secures needed assessments to maintain eligibility
  • Assists in obtaining and maintaining benefits and entitlements (Medicaid, Medicare, Food Stamps)
  • Links to doctors, specialists, day services, and transportation

Population and Geographic Area Served

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Service Coordination program supports individuals in Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins counties under the guidance of the Department of Health’s TBI Waiver. Individuals must be between the ages of 18–64, Medicaid-eligible, and have a documented TBI. 

TBI Service Coordinators

The TBI Service Coordinators are trained to have a clear understanding of the brain. They are knowledgeable of the service delivery system and resources available in the community.

Contact

Pathways, Inc. TBI Service Coordination can help you or a loved one secure the supports and services necessary to foster an independent and productive life. For more information, contact:

Director, TBI/NHTD Services

Patricia A. Dix Center
2912 Westinghouse Road, Horseheads, New York 14845
T: (607) 737-8862 ext. 1

Community-Based Services

These services offer an individualized planning approach while keeping the person's health and safety in the forefront. Eligibility and type of assistance vary by service.

Family Support Services

Family Support Services, funded through the Office of People With Developmental Disabilities, offers a variety of supports for families of individuals with a developmental disability who live at home with a family member.

Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Service Coordination

Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Service Coordinators have been supporting Nursing Home eligible individuals under the Department of Health’s Nursing Home Transition and Diversion program since 2008, and work in partnership with the individual to ensure that they receive the most appropriate supports based on their need and in the most integrated environment.

Traumatic Brain Injury Service Coordination

Traumatic Brain Injury (Traumatic Brain Injury) Service Coordinators have been supporting individuals with TBI through the Department of Health’s TBI Waiver program since 1995, and work in partnership with the individual to secure supports and services that will allow them to live as independently and productively as possible.

Traumatic Brain Injury and Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Support Services

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Nursing Home Transition & Diversion (NHTD) Support Services are provided under the guidance of the Department of Health and offer eligible individuals support both in their own home, as well as the community.