Program Authorization: Act 69 of 1847 and Act 253 of 1972
The mission of the Community Support Program is to provide community services to eligible clients in compliance with all licensing and accreditation standards to meet the individualized patient care needs of the clients in the assigned ICF-MR Group Home program.
The goal of the Community Support Program is to provide rehabilitative and resocializing services to eligible patients in a group home setting.
The Community Support Program is responsible for the operation of the 16-bed group home (3 homes).
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. In FY 1998-99, the Community Support Program, will provide a safe and therapeutic environment for the clientele by rehabilitating and resocializing the individuals to prepare them for placement into a normal society setting.
SOURCE OF FUNDING
The Community Support Program is funded from interagency transfer revenue. Interagency transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid eligible ICF/MR patients received through the Department of Health and Hospitals.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.2% of the existing operating budget. It represents 94.2% of the total request ($1,428,234) for this program. The major changes reflected in this analysis include: an increase for acquisitions and major repairs and personnel reductions. The changes should have no significant impact on the delivery of these services.
Contracts for the efficient operation of the ICF/MR Group Homes administered for eligible patients from Feliciana Forensic and East. This program is for the resocialization and rehabilitation of mentally retarded and mentally ill clients. Services provided are: Job Coaches; Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapists; Adult Education; Audiologist; Dietitian; Diagnostic & Screening Teams; Pharmacist and Medical Doctors to allow a "normal" community setting to the clients
Dental consultant to the dental program of the hospital. Under the terms of the contract, both patient treatment and a preventative dentistry program are provided. The consultant performs procedures as scheduled by the patient's treatment team and specializes in the ICF/MR Group Home patient population during the scheduled 50 weekly visits per year
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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