What is a typical service pathway with additional funding ($$)?

A typical service pathway for sudden onset ABI for serious injury is similar whether there is additional funding or not:

  1. The injury event
  2. Emergency services
  3. Hospital acute care
  4. Hospital rehabilitation
  5. Discharge planning and discharge to the community
  6. Living in the community - often with ongoing rehabilitation and out-patient services

The exact service pathway will vary from person to person. And the specific services may vary with available funding.

There are multiple sources of funds that the person may potentially be able to access to pay for the services and supports they require to live independently in the community. For example:

Where these funds are available they can be used to provide services that support the person to live as independently as possible in the community. These services could for example include: