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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: Concurrent House Resolution #12 of 1959; Act V of 1980; and R.S. 28:382

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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

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 Ruston Developmental Center 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 Ruston 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.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Administration and Support Program for Ruston Developmental Center is funded from interagency transfers. Interagency transfers represent 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

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,248,152

46

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,248,152

46

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($200)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$20,200; Replacement/New: +$20,000)

$0

$25,454

0

 

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

$0

$25,963

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

$12,488

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$0

($6,081)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$0

($2,374)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$0

$959

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$1,212

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$700

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

($18,774)

0

 

Personnel Reduction(s)

$0

($775)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$2,286,724

46

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$38,572

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 87.7% of the total request ($2,608,000) for this program. Full funding has been provided for all 46 recommended positions. Professional services have been reduced and interagency transfers increased by $44,356 to provide the necessary funding adjustments needed in the salaries and related benefits categories. The recommended funding includes an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of four percent.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$9,725

 

Accreditation Council - provide training and on-site survey related to Accreditation Council accreditation

$1,000

 

Computer Consultation for network system

$4,000

 

Staff training regarding Federal Register and person-centered planning

 

 

 

$14,725

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$8,000

 

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

$10,858

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$18,858

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$12,968

 

Department of Civil Service - personnel services

$1,251

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$8,016

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System expenses

$162,786

 

Department of Education - Special School District expenses

 

 

 

$185,021

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$20,000

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete equipment

 

 

 

$20,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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