The mission of the Southeast Louisiana State Hospital is to provide safe, individualized rehabilitative care for mental health patients in the least restrictive setting, in cooperation with community.
The goals of the Southeast Louisiana State Hospital are:
1. Provide appropriate treatment to mentally ill individuals to achieve a degree of mental health compatible with a return to the community as soon as practical.
2. Provide maximum physical support services to enhance the treatment environment.
The Southeast Louisiana Hospital is a JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations) accredited, HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration) certified psychiatric facility that primarily offers medically directed inpatient services for the diagnosis, treatment, care, protection, and rehabilitation of individuals admitted with psychiatric disorders.
The Southeast Louisiana Hospital, located in Mandeville, has two programs: Administration and Support, and Patient Care.
This agency's recommended appropriation includes $49,934 for short-term debt, including Lease Purchase agreements.
In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $402,416 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1998-1999 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1998-1999 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22- 922.
This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:
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