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Program A: Administration and Support

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

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and Support Program is to provide support services necessary for the operation of the developmental center and its associated community homes.

The goal of the Administration and Support Program is to provide efficient and effective administrative and support services to the programs and services provided at the facility.

The Administration and Support Program is responsible for the management of and operational support for the MR/DD (Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities) services provided at the Pinecrest Developmental Center and its associated community homes in a manner consistent with all applicable federal and state regulations.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. In FY 1998-99, the Administration and Support Program will operate the Pinecrest Developmental Center and the community homes in compliance with the eight conditions of participation under Title XIX certification.

1) The Title XIX Conditions of Participation are groups of regulations in the following areas: (1) Active Treatment, (2) Physical Environment, (3) Client Protection, (4) Facility Staffing, (5) Health Care Services, (6) Dietary, (7)Client Behavior and Facility Practice, and (8) Governing Body and Management.

2 This figure is based on the total T.O. for Pinecrest and Leesville Developmental Centers and all community homes operated by Leesville.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support program of Pinecrest Developmental Center is funded from interagency transfers. Interagency transfers includes funds from the Department of Education for the School Lunch and Breakfast Program, and Title XIX reimbursement for services to Medicaid-eligible residents through the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payment Program.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$19,708,849

229

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$19,708,849

229

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$4,000

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$150,000; Replacement/New: +$154,000)

$0

$132,079

0

 

Annualization of 1997-'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

$134,720

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

($266,799)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

($27,418)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

$139,151

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$0

$6,451

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

($3,533)

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$9,162

0

 

Civil Service Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$19,836,662

229

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$127,813

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 96.2% of the total request ($20,609,793) for this program. The net increase in expenditure authority for this program is primarily due to risk management premiums increasing by $139,151 in interagency transfer means of financing. Full funding has been provided for all 229 recommended positions. The recommended funding for salaries and related benefits includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$2,000

 

Waste Treatment Testing - provides water sample pick-up, testing, and reports relative to Pinecrest Developmental Center's water treatment facility in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency regulations

$6,000

 

Religious services

 

 

 

$8,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$3,000

 

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

$7,000

 

Staff Enrichment - provide staff training in areas of facility annual review, cardio-pulmonary training, behavior management, and handling disasters/emergencies

$24,650

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$34,650

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$66,890

 

Department of Corrections - inmate work crews

$11,504

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$121,973

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$55,398

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System expenses

$2,100,731

 

Department of Education - Special School District expenses

$13,000

 

Division of Administration - state forms management and printing

 

 

 

$2,369,496

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$154,000

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$154,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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