5400, Community Education, Outreach and Participation

Revision 22-3; Effective Nov. 8, 2022

Epilepsy Program contractors must develop and implement an annual plan to provide community education to inform the public of their purpose and services, to disseminate knowledge of epilepsy, to enlist community support and to educate potential clients. The plan should be based on an assessment of the needs of the community and contain an evaluation strategy. Promotional activities should be reviewed annually.

5410 Informational Brochure

Revision 22-3; Effective Nov. 8, 2022

Contractors shall have an informational brochure with the following minimum content:

  • Mission statement
  • Hours of operation
  • Location
  • Services offered
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Phone number of each community clinic site
  • Toll free number or web address

5420 Duplication of Services

Revision 22-3; Effective Nov. 8, 2022

To prevent the duplication of services, contractors shall coordinate activities with, but not limited to, the following types of related agencies, organizations, and health and social service agencies in the area:

  • Area hospital physicians
  • School personnel
  • Local epilepsy association and support groups

5430 Professional Education

Revision 22-3; Effective Nov. 8, 2022

Contractors shall provide the opportunity for community-wide professional educational events for primary care providers, nurses, emergency workers and social workers, etc.