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
The mission of the Community Support Program is to provide person-centered supports and services to individuals who are mentally challenged, multi-handicapped or dually diagnosed through an array of personal choice living options, habilitative supports and community activities.
The goal of the Community Support Program is to provide active treatment and personal choice supports in a cost effective manner to developmentally disabled individuals residing in the community homes.
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.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. In FY 1998-99, the Community Support Program will provide active treatment services consistent with state and federal regulations and in accordance with the required overall ratio of 2.1:1 and an average daily census of 12 persons with developmental disabilities living in two community homes operated by the Peltier-Lawless Developmental Center.
2. In FY 1998-99, the Community Support Program will provide vocational and/or habilitative services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities living in the local community, who are not residents of the Developmental Center or its community homes.
No performance indicators given by the agency.
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
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 104.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 95.1% of the total request ($897,208) for this program. The net increase in expenditure authority for this program is primarily due to transferring $20,000 of interagency transfers to the Patient Care Program. Full funding has been provided for all 23 recommended positions. Professional services have been reduced and interagency transfers have been increased by $60,353 to provide the necessary funding adjustments needed in the salaries and related benefits categories.
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 $9.42 per patient day will be imposed on all Intermediate Care Facilities for the mentally retarded
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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