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Program B: Patient Care

Program Authorization: Act 25 of 1974; Acts 680 and 786 of 1978; Act 400 of 1990

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Patient Care Program is to provide residential living and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities living at Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center.

The goal of the Patient Care Program is to provide person-centered, 24-hour residential living services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities living at Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center.

The Patient Care Program is a program within Peltier-Lawless whose primary focus is to provide 24-hour person centered supports to 44 individuals who reside at the center. Services are provided through individual programs that are client centered, outcome driven and in preparation for living in a less restrictive environment.

The Patient Care Program consists of the following activities: (1) Assessment/Evaluations, (2) Program Development and Training, (3) Medical/Nursing Supports, (4) Therapeutic Services (OT, PT, Speech and Hearing), (5) Residential Supports, (6) Community Integration, (7) Behavioral Supports, (8) Nutritional/Dietary Supports, (9) Quality Assurance, (10) Records Maintenance.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indictors are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Patient Care Program of Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center is funded from Interagency Transfers, Fees and Self-generated Revenues, and General Fund. Interagency Transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents received from the Department of Health and Hospitals, and funds from the Department of Education for the School Lunch Program. Self-generated Revenues include reimbursement for employee meals, and payments from residents for services provided based on a sliding fee scale.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$35,381

$2,677,476

73

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$35,381

$2,677,476

73

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$33,907

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$34,586

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

$17,681

0

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($32,462)

0

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($73,859)

0

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($32,222)

0

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($2,227)

0

Other Adjustments Change in provider fee charged to the facility by the Department of Health and Hospitals

$0

$14,784

0

Other Technical Adjustments Transfer from the Administration and General Support Program to provide active treatment to Special School District #1 graduates

$0

$49,000

0

 

Other Technical Adjustments Transfer from the Community Support Program to correct a surplus

 

 

 

 

$35,381

$2,686,664

73

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

$9,188

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.3% of the existing operating budget. It represents 89.0% of the total request of $3,017,622 for this program. This program has remained essentially unchanged from existing operating budget.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$48,990

 

Physician services

$124,752

 

Nursing services

$14,000

 

Dental services - annual exams and cleanings

$4,800

 

Pharmacy services - drug checks and records' review

$32,799

 

Physical Therapy

$39,040

 

Occupational Therapy

$14,008

 

Speech Therapy hearing screenings

$13,000

 

Respiratory Therapy

$4,450

 

Dietician supervises Dietetic Technician

$11,880

 

Psychiatrist services

$4,403

 

Psychologist supervises Associate to Psychologists

$39,157

 

Hospital sitters for clients - sit with clients who are hospitalized

$1,360

 

Peer review services - provide professional expertise in medical, nutritional, and programming areas.

$1,030

 

Notary notarizes papers

$980

 

Safe Transport transportation to medical appointments

$742

 

Registered Dietician

$1,182

 

Mobility Training

$600

 

Optometry services annual exams

 

 

 

$357,173

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

OTHER CHARGES

$282,524

 

Contract with Lafourche Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC) to provide adult habilitation services

$153,045

 

Provider Bases Fee paid to the Department of Health and Hospitals in accordance with LA R.S. 46:2601-2605, which states that a fee of $9.62 per patient day will be imposed on all Intermediate Care Facilities for the mentally retarded

 

 

 

$435,569

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$17,681

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$17,681

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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