The DAIL mission is to make Vermont the best state in which to grow old or live with a disability with dignity, respect and independence. The core principles include contributing to the community: individuals are able to work, volunteer and participate in their local communities. Employment is a quality of life indicator.
This information is collected through individual interviews with participants using the National Core Indicators- Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD) survey tool. NCI-AD is a consumer satisfaction survey that collects valid and reliable person-reported data about the impact that states’ publicly-funded Long Term Services and Supports have on the quality of life of, and outcomes for, seniors and adults with physical disabilities. DAIL contracted with an independent survey agency to conduct the NCI-AD survey in Vermont for the 2018 survey year. The initial data will be available the beginning of 2019.