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Program C: Community Support

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

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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 29 persons with developmental disabilities living in five community homes operated by the Leesville Developmental Center.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR PROGRAM

 

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Community 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 Payments Program.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,519,419

37

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,519,419

37

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$10,000; Replacement/New: +$10,000)

$0

$27,756

0

 

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

$0

$28,312

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

$108,700

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

($3,719)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,680,468

37

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$161,049

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 110.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 112.3% of the total request ($1,496,483) for this program. Full funding has been provide for all 37 recommended positions, including the addition of $164,728 of interagency transfers for salaries and related benefits. The recommended funding includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$130,000

 

Physician services

$24,000

 

Speech Therapy services

$2,000

 

Physical Therapy services

$4,000

 

Occupational Therapy services

$40,000

 

Psychological services

$54,000

 

Travel Trainers

$132,000

 

Job Coaches

$6,000

 

Adult Education services

 

 

 

$392,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$11,000

 

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

 

 

 

$11,000

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$100,000

 

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

 

 

 

$100,000

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$10,000

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete office and computer equipment

 

 

 

$10,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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