Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has received a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health / Traumatic Brain Injury Program to provide services to individuals with brain injuries and their family members in fourteen East Tennessee counties. Service Coordination is designed to bridge the gap in services to individuals with brain injuries. The Service Coordinator evaluates the needs of each individual and identifies appropriate resources within the community. Services include assistance with applying for Social Security benefits, TennCare and insurance issues, and referral to appropriate housing.
Referrals to this FREE service can be made by the individual with a brain injury, family members, rehabilitation facilities, or any affiliated professional in the community.
In addition, Brain Injury Services Coordination will assist in the following areas:
- Providing information and referral
- Increasing awareness within the community
- Promoting prevention of brain injuries
- Providing materials from the Resource Library on a loan basis
- Providing family education
- Publication of a quarterly newsletter
If you would like more information about Brain Injury Services Coordination or would like to make a referral, you may call the following number: (865) 331-1499.