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Program C: Community Support

Program Authorization: R.S. 28:4; and R.S. 28:380 through 444

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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

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

The Community Support Program provides community-based and person-centered supports to disabled individuals through an array of services including community homes, supported independent living, early intervention and adult day habilitation. This program provides choices and expanded options to individuals with disabilities and thereby enhances integration into their communities.

Major activities of this program include Community Homes, Supported Employment, and Adult Day Habilitation.

 

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators 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 PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Community Support Program of Pinecrest Developmental Center is funded from Interagency Transfers. Interagency Transfers includes funds from the Title XIX reimbursement for services to Medicaid-eligible residents through the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,680,468

37

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,680,468

37

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$15,679

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$15,993

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

$10,000

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($10,000)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($149,052)

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($30,005)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

$3,000

0

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,536,083

37

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($144,385)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 91.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 95.2% of the total request of $1,613,019 for this program. The major reason for the decrease from existing operating budget is the full funding of salaries.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$119,830

 

Physician services

$24,720

 

Speech Therapy

$45,848

 

Psychological services

$55,620

 

Travel Trainers

$135,960

 

Job Coaches

$10,022

 

Dental services

 

 

 

$392,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$11,000

 

Recreational Outings - provide allowances for clients who are not provided sufficient funds from other sources for recreational activities and purchase of personal items

$103,000

 

Provider Based 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

 

 

 

$114,000

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$10,000

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$10,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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