May 1, 2020
For over 20 years the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) has provided a referral service connecting people with brain injury and their families with the wide array of services and supports (community, mainstream and specialist disability) they may need.
To improve referral pathways BIAT applied for and received a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant for a project to develop a comprehensive Tasmanian Brain Injury Referral database.
The referral database will facilitate more effective service provision and importantly improve outcomes for people living with or impacted by brain injury.
To assist with developing the referral database, BIAT is now inviting your organisation/service to complete a short survey to tell us more about how your organisation/service operates.
You can complete the survey as a sole trader or employee, or on behalf of your organisation.
The information collected from completed surveys will be used by BIAT to ensure your organisation/service is accurately represented in the Brain Injury Referral Database. It will also assist BIAT in learning more about your service, including referral criteria and procedures, ensuring referrals made to your organisation are appropriate to the services you offer.
It would be appreciated if you could complete the survey at your earliest convenience.
For the purposes of this survey brain injury is defined as: the multiple disabilities arising from damage to the brain acquired AFTER birth. It results in deterioration in cognitive, physical, emotional or independent functioning, and can be as a result of accidents (trauma), stroke, brain tumours, infection, poisoning, lack of oxygen, progressive neurological disease etc. Questions relating to services provided include all severities of brain injury - mild, moderate and severe.
If you would like more information about the referral database, please contact Rosie Mooney via email: email@example.com
We look forward to hearing from you.
Spread the word: We would be grateful if you could share a link to this webpage with relevant service providers and organisations in your networks – we want to reach as many Tasmanian service providers/organisations as we can.
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