S.957 - Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services' Improvements Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] (Introduced 05/11/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/08/2011 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1627, which became Public Law 112-154 on 8/6/2012.|
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Summary: S.957 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/11/2011)
Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services' Improvements Act of 2011 - Includes within a program of individualized rehabilitation and reintegration plans for veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI): (1) the goal of maximizing the individual's independence and quality of life, and (2) improving such veterans' behavioral and mental health functioning.
Requires the inclusion of rehabilitative services in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) comprehensive program of long-term care for veterans' TBI that has residential, community, and home-based components utilizing interdisciplinary treatment teams.