Overview In California, adult day care services are provided in two types of licensed facilities: adult day programs (ADP) and adult day health care (ADHC) centers. In addition, each local Area Agency on Aging designates at least one Alzheimer's day care resource center (ADCRC) in its planning and service area to provide specialized Alzheimer'
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.. Appendix: The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
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Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.
The authors summarize the progress made in the past decade toward making homeless assistance programs more accountable to funders, consumers, and the public. They observe that research on the costs of homelessness and cost offsets associated with intervention programs has been limited to people who are homeless with severe mental illness. But this
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 2. STATE REGULATORY PROFILES
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report - Section 1. Other Required Types of Provider Agreements
States that neither license nor certify generally require publicly funded ADS providers to enter into official, most often contractual, agreements with a state agency, specifying that they will comply with mandated requirements. These states do not have any requirements for providers who serve only private-pay clients. For example:
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 1. OVERVIEW OF ADULT DAY SERVICES REGULATIONS This section provides a brief overview of states' approaches to regulating ADS providers in key areas and highlights similarities and differences among them.
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Organizational Conditions Required for Research Combining Multiple Data Sources
Because of the previously mentioned limitations with using data from a single organization’s EHR for research, the ability to combine EHR data with other electronic data sources is often needed to strengthen study results, particularly for small populations. Combining EHR data across institutions can allow for a larger sample size to increase th
Contents Introduction Key Research Questions Methods Key Findings Key Study Design and Measurement Issues Alternative Research Designs Introduction
Privacy Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment: Information Sharing Between Providers and Managed Care Organizations: Final Report
Effective psychotherapydepends upon an atmosphere of confidence and trust in which the patient is willing to make a frank and complete disclosure of facts, emotions, memories, and fears. Jaffe vs. Redmond, US Supreme Court, 1996
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson, [Former] Secretary Report from the Secretary's Work Group on Ending Chronic Homelessness
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. III. Types of Information Disseminated by the Agency to the Public
Given the wide variety of programs administered by the Administration for Children and Families, and the numerous types of information generated by these programs, it is not possible to offer a comprehensive list of all dissemination activities conducted by the agency. Consequently, the following examples have been drawn selectively from a cross-s
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public
This site describes the HHS Information Quality Guidelines as well as the supporting administrative mechanisms to request correction of information covered under the guidelines. The HHS Guidelines were developed in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 106-554 and OMB government-wide requirements directing all federal agencies to issue guidelines
Family-focused services that build both relationship and financial skills have much promise. In this tumultuous economy, recognizing that couples with stable relationships accumulate greater levels of wealth over time and have the potential to better ride out the ebbs and flows of market changes, more and more service providers are keen to work wi
Report from the Working Group on Improving Public Policies and Programs Affecting Persons with Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities
This report analyzes the impact of current federal policies and programs on the growth of community living arrangements and supportive services for people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities (MR/DD).
Public Financing of Home and Community Services for Children and Youth with Serious Emotional Disturbances: Selected State Strategies
Strengthening the financing of intensive home and community services for youth with serious emotional disorders (SEDs) brings into play a complex set of policy issues, regulatory constraints, and payment mechanisms. This report presents critical background information on these topics. It describes important system-of-care principles that have sh
Concern about inappropriate nursing home placement and rising long-term care costs led to a series of government-financed demonstrations to study whether substituting care at home for care in nursing homes could reduce costs and improve the quality of life for the frail elderly. Based on the evaluation of these demonstrations, the authors conclude
Agencies operating under the National Long-Term Care Channeling Demonstration program had complex assignments to assess the needs of older people requiring long-term care, to determine what services met such needs and to arrange for the delivery of services. Responsibility for a client was spread across several agencies, organizations, and individ
An Analysis of Federal and State Policies Affecting Services to Mentally Retarded and Other Developmentally Disabled Persons: State Perspectives Final Report
This study analyzes how federal policies and programs influenced state policy choices with respect to expanding family and community care. The study presents an in-depth review of six state mental retardation/developmentally disabled service systems (Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, Texas and Virginia). Data collection and analysis emphasiz
As suggested by its title, this report focuses on welfare “dependence” as well as welfare “recipiency.” While recipiency can be defined fairly easily, based on the presence of benefits from AFDC/TANF, SSI or food stamps, dependence is a more complex concept. A family is dependent on welfare if more than 50 percent of its total income in