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File #: 17-0428    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/11/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/9/2017 Final action: 5/9/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 485-S1711 with Danilo and Gloria Ibanez d.b.a. Grace Home, a licensed residential care facility for the elderly, for the term June 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $220,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 485-S1711, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Mental Health Services Act, Medi-Cal, and Mental Health Realignment.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 485-S1711, 5-9-17, 2. B - Grace Home Agreement 485-S1711, 5-9-17, 3. Executed Agreement 485-S1711
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 485-S1711 with Danilo and Gloria Ibanez d.b.a. Grace Home, a licensed residential care facility for the elderly, for the term June 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $220,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 485-S1711, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Mental Health Services Act, Medi-Cal, and Mental Health Realignment.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 485-S1711 to provide supplemental residential care treatment and services for adults with serious mental illness on an “as requested” basis.

Additionally, it is recommended that the Board find that County does not possess the facilities or personnel for adult residential treatment and has determined, in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for these services.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
HHSA, on behalf of the County, contracts with the State to serve as the Mental Health Plan (MHP) for the County. As a result of a shortage of residential beds throughout the State, HHSA, as the MHP, contracts with as many long-term residential treatment facilities as possible in order to ensure capacity and availability of services on an “as needed” basis.

Grace Home is licensed as a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly by the State of California to provide twenty-four (24) hour care and rehabilitation services designed to assist clients with mental disorders. HHSA does not have long-term residential facilities and must c...

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