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TBI Assisted Living Program Extended

The Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury, which offers team-based care and assistance in speech, memory, and mobility, has been extended until October 6, 2017.


 

The Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI), originally slated to end in 2014, has been extended until October 6, 2017.

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Under the program, eligible veterans are placed in private sector TBI residential care facilities that specialize in neurobehavioral rehabilitation. The program offers team-based care and assistance in speech, memory, and mobility.

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More than 200 veterans have participated in the pilot program at 47 facilities in 22 states; 101 are currently enrolled. The VA continues to accept eligible veterans into the program (www.polytrauma.va.gov).

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To participate, veterans need to be enrolled in VA care, have received hospital care or medical services provided by VA for moderate-to-severe TBI, and be unable to manage 2 or more routine or instrumental activities of daily living without supervision and assistance.

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