The Brain Injury Association of America’s Maine Chapter, under contract with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (“the Department”), has engaged Koné Consulting to conduct a Needs Assessment of MaineCare funded brain injury services and supports, to include all other public and privately sourced funding opportunities.
They have developed two online surveys to gather input from people with brain injury, their family members, caregivers, and service providers. This is an opportunity to share experiences that will provide needed insight for the Department’s direction of efforts to strengthen Maine’s system of brain injury services and supports.
It will be great to have strong participation and we are asking for your help to disseminate the survey links. Please share this email with your list servs and through any other method that gets these survey links to those with brain injury experiences and perspectives to share. And encourage your networks to pass this opportunity along.
Below is the link for people with brain injury, their caregivers and family. It should take approximately 30 minutes and includes an opportunity to enter a random drawing for a $100 Visa gift card.
Below is the link for service providers and other interested parties. It should take approximately 20 minutes.
We ask for completion of the survey by Wednesday, April 28th.
If you need to request a paper survey or seek support in assisting groups of people in completing this survey, please contact Karin Ellis at Karin.firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have other questions about this survey, please contact Sarah Jordan at BIAA-ME (email@example.com).
Please stay tuned for focus groups, which will be the next step in this process.
Thank you so much for supporting the success of these efforts!
Elizabeth Hardink, LSW
Brain Injury and Other Related Conditions Waiver Services Specialist
Office of Aging and Disability Services
Department of Health and Human Services
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta, ME 04330
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