Person with a previous TBI/ABI with drug/alcohol or metal health issues

Person with a TBI or ABI acquired previously.
Living alone in community with no formal support.
Hospital admissions for falls, mental health issues, drug/alcohol misuse.
Triggers need for person to be assessed and referred for supports and interventions.

It may be a new referral from a GP.
Alternatively it may be from multiple presentations at hospital emergency departments.

1. Assessments
2. Care planning

Managing and coordinating the best pathway for the person taking into account:

a) The person's injury and their personal journey of recovery and rehabilitation
b) Available service pathways
c) Available funding pathways for rehabilitation and support services

Hospital inpatient/outpatient services include:

a) Acute care
b) Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
c) Transitional Living Unit (TLU)

Community services include heath services in the community (including outpatients)

NOTE: Age at injury

NDIS funds the support services if the person was less than 65 at the time of the injury.
Aged Care Programs fund the support services if the person was 65 or more at the time of the injury.