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File #: 190913    Version: 1 Name: Hearing - Removal of 41 Long-Term Beds from the Adult Residential Facility
Type: Hearing Status: Filed
Introduced: 9/3/2019 In control: Government Audit and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/17/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Hearing to discuss the Department of Public Health's decision to remove 41 out of 55 long-term beds from the Adult Residential Facility, including: the timeline of when this decision was made by the Department of Public Health and whether alternatives options were considered; the reasoning and rationale behind closing beds at the Adult Residential Facility; staffing needs at the Adult Residential Facility and steps taken by the Department of Public Health and Department of Human Resources to fill staffing vacancies, including any efforts made to hire staff on an urgent priority basis; breakdown of the Adult Residential Facility's budget as it relates to operating and staffing costs; justification for why over 20 permanent beds remained empty over the past year, even as people were awaiting entry into the long-term care facility; reasoning for why new clients have not been submitted to the Adult Residential Facility since September 2019, despite availability of beds; how changes to the provisions of services at the Adult Residential Facility were communicated to frontline staff, residents, their families, and the Board of Supervisors; and requesting the Department of Public Health and Department of Human Resources to report.
Sponsors: Hillary Ronen, Matt Haney
Attachments: 1. Referral FYI 091119, 2. Comm Pkt 101719
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