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 levels of care for an average of 24 persons with developmental disabilities living in four community homes operated by the Columbia Developmental Center.
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
The Community Support program of Columbia Developmental Center is funded from interagency transfers. Interagency transfers include Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid eligible residents received from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 116.2% of the existing operating budget. It represents 96.4% of the total request ($1,292,003) for this program. Full funding has been provided for all 40 recommended positions, including an increase of $177,840 in interagency transfers for salaries and related benefits. The recommended funding includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.
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 $9.42 per patient day will be imposed on all intermediate care facilities
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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