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Developing A Comprehensive Plan: Major Components. Richmond, VA July 31, 2002. Components. Plan Accountability Involvement of Stakeholders Baseline Information Assessment Process Transition Supports Review of Community Capacity Budget and Infrastructure Quality Assurance.
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Developing A Comprehensive Plan: Major Components Richmond, VA July 31, 2002
Components • Plan Accountability • Involvement of Stakeholders • Baseline Information • Assessment Process • Transition Supports • Review of Community Capacity • Budget and Infrastructure • Quality Assurance
Accountability • Who is doing what? • Mission Statement • Contains clear understanding of Olmstead • List of Issues and Challenges • List of MEASUREABLE objectives and activities
More Accountability • Identifying specific individuals by name and title responsible for implementation of each objective • Identifying resources or a specific strategy to obtain resources • Processes for Approval, modification, evaluation
Stakeholders • State and local organizations; • Health, Aging, MH, MR, DD, Transportation, Housing, Medicaid, etc. • People with All disabilities • Advocates/advocacy agencies • Community providers • Local and state elected officials
Baseline Information • Listings of residential facilities and census • Those serving children and youth • Nursing homes • Public, private, domiciliary care
More Baseline Data • Facilities serving People with Mental Illness • Public, private • Facilities serving people with Developmental Disabilities • Public, private • Units in nursing homes
Assessment Process • Process for assessing people • Eligibility, Need and Transition to Most Integrated Setting • Who could be in the community? • Provides Information to individuals re: community services • Options for services
Assessment Process • Identifies Risks relevant to Person’s safety and health and accommodations needed • Provides for Transition: What is needed? • Health services, housing, transportation, etc.
Community Capacity • Reviews current and projected capacity of Home and Community based Medicaid waivers • Home Health Services • Identifies costs of existing and new community supports • Strategy for expansion or restructuring of community services based on need • Waiting List data as primary basis for planning
Quality Assurance • Includes a system of measurement and Quality improvement activities for all populations in the community • Describes the availability of ombudsman, advocates, or other individual representatives in the community
Quality Assurance • Identifies established principles, expectations and standards for all types of community services • Includes an independent system of monitoring and evaluating community services
Contact Information Contact: OCR Region III Regional Manager Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 150 S. Independence Mall West Suite 372, Public Ledger Building Philadelphia, PA 19106-9111 e-mail Paul.Cushing@hhs.gov Voice: (215) 861-4441 TDD: (215) 861-4440