Missouri Revised Statutes Title XII. Public Health and Welfare § 199.009. Contracts with public or private vendors, allowed--brain injury, department to secure comprehensive program, contents
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1. The department may provide injury prevention, and brain injury evaluation, care, treatment, rehabilitation and such related services directly or through contracts from private and public vendors in this state, the quality of the services being equal, appropriate and consistent with professional advice in the least restrictive environment and as close to an individual's home community as possible, with funds appropriated for this purpose.
2. If it is determined through a comprehensive evaluation that a person has a traumatic brain injury so as to require the coordination of provision of services, including other state governmental agencies, nongovernmental and the private sector, and if such person, such person's parent, if the person is a minor, or legal guardian, so requests, the department shall, within the limits of available resources and subject to relevant federal and state laws, secure a comprehensive program of any necessary services for such person. Such services may include, but need not be limited to, the following:
(1) Assessment and evaluation;
(2) Service coordination;
(4) Respite care;
(7) Cognitive retraining;
(8) Prevocational rehabilitation;
(9) Residential care;
(10) Homemaker services;
(11) Day activity programs;
(12) Supported living;
(13) Referral to appropriate services;
(15) Supported work, if provided by the department, shall be directed toward preparation for education or vocational achievement, independent living, and community participation. Long-term needs shall be identified and efforts made to link participants with appropriate resources.
3. In securing the comprehensive program of services, the department shall involve the participant, his or her family or his or her legal guardian in decisions affecting his or her care, rehabilitation, services or referral. The quality of the services being equal, appropriate and consistent with professional advice, services shall be offered in the least restrictive environment and as close to an individual's home community as possible.
4. In accordance with state and federal law, no service or program operated or funded by the department shall deny admission or other services to any person because of the person's race, sex, creed, marital status, national origin, handicap, or age.
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