Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI)
To provide advocacy to persons with TBI and to enhance and improve access to services, including providing training for self-advocacy.
Persons with traumatic brain injury.
- Individual Advocacy for TBI Survivors Living in a Facility: Identify and provide individual advocacy to TBI survivors in nursing homes, long-term care facilities, the Vermont State Hospital and private inpatient facilities to obtain appropriate community based services and supports.
- Individual Advocacy for TBI Survivors Living in the Community: Provide individual advocacy to TBI survivors living in the community to obtain appropriate services and supports.
- Education and Training: Increase awareness of TBI through education, trainings and media.
- System Advocacy: Enhance access to comprehensive and coordinated supports and services for people with TBI and their families through system advocacy with partner agencies.