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File #: 20-0198    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/31/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Accept funding from the California Department Aging in the amount of $143,750 and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement FP-1920-29 with a retroactive effective date of February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; 2) Delegate authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute any further amendments to Agreement FP-1920-29, that do not decrease the maximum dollar amount or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any fiscal and programmatic reports required for said Agreement. FUNDING: California Department of Aging Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program grant.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS -FP-1920-29, 2. B - CDA Agreement FP-1920-29, 3. Executed Contract FP 1920-29
Related files: 21-0342
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Accept funding from the California Department Aging in the amount of $143,750 and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement FP-1920-29 with a retroactive effective date of February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021;
2) Delegate authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute any further amendments to Agreement FP-1920-29, that do not decrease the maximum dollar amount or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any fiscal and programmatic reports required for said Agreement.

FUNDING: California Department of Aging Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board accept new funding from the California Department Aging (CDA) to provide fall prevention service programs.

On January 31,2020 HHSA received the Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program Grant Agreement FP-1920-29 for the purpose of providing fall and injury prevention information, education, referral services, equipment, assessments, services, materials and labor costs to the eligible service population. For acceptance of this Grant, the signed documents are due back to CDA as soon as possible, and HHSA worked to get the item on the soonest possible Board date.

Fall Prevention Program funding is intended to target services and activities specific to individuals who meet the following criteria: (1) Age sixty (60) or have disabilities, (2) whose adjusted household income does not exceed 80 percent (80%) of the area median income, and (3) who are at risk of falling or institutionalization.

ALTERNATIVES:
The Board could choose to not accept the additional funding, thereby eliminating this Fall Prevention Program funding from the Senior Services programs funding opp...

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