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Program C: Community Support

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

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Community Support Program is to provide community-based residential living and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities who live in group homes operated by Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center.

The goal of the Community Support Program is to use person-centered approaches to planning for services for individuals in the Community Support program operated by Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center.

The Community Support Program is a program within Peltier-Lawless whose primary focus is to provide 24-hour person center supports to 12 individuals who reside in two community homes. Services are provided through individual programs that are client centered, outcome driven and in preparation for living in a less restrictive environment.

The Community Support Program consists of the following activities: (1) Assessment/Evaluations, (2) Program Development and Training, (3) Medical/Nursing Supports, (4) Therapeutic Services (OT,PT, Speech & 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 Community Support Program of Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center is funded from Interagency Transfers, from Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents, received from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program. Self-generated Revenue includes payments from residents excess monthly income.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$852,915

23

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$852,915

23

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$10,159

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$10,362

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

$5,530

0

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($4,000)

0

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($7,284)

0

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($16,297)

0

Attrition Adjustment

$0

$591

0

 

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

$0

($49,000)

0

Other Technical Adjustments Transfer to the Patient Care Program to correct a surplus

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$802,976

23

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($49,939)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 94.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 81.4% of the total request of $986,760 for this program. The major reason for the decrease from existing operating budget is due to the transfer to the Patient Care Program of $49,000.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$9,034

 

Nursing services - medication distribution and records' review

$15,130

 

Psychiatric services

$1,906

 

Physician services

$14,067

 

Dental services - annual exams and routine cleanings

$17,209

 

Specialist services - Dermatologists, ENTs, and Cardiologists

$2,592

 

Occupational Therapy

$4,062

 

Psychologist supervises Associate to Psychologist

 

 

 

$64,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$41,202

 

Provider Based Fee - paid to 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

     

$41,202

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$5,530

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$5,530

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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