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File #: 21-0803    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action: 10/26/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with DNT Home Care, Inc., doing business as Senior Helpers of Cameron Park for non-medical in-home support services, homemaker/chore, personal care, and respite services to seniors enrolled in the County’s Family Caregiver Support Program provided under Agreement 5133 because (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;” 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 5133 with DNT Home Care, Inc., doing business as Senior Helpers of Cameron Park, increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $30,000 to a new maximum obligation of $90,000, with no change to the term of the Agreement expiring September 30, 2023; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or designee to execute further documents relating to ...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS #5133-A1 Senior Helpers 10/26/21, 2. B - #5133- A1 Senior Helpers 10/26/21, 3. C - #5133 Senior Helpers - FE 10/26/21, 4. Executed CRS #5133 Senior Helpers
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with DNT Home Care, Inc., doing business as Senior Helpers of Cameron Park for non-medical in-home support services, homemaker/chore, personal care, and respite services to seniors enrolled in the County’s Family Caregiver Support Program provided under Agreement 5133 because (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;”
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 5133 with DNT Home Care, Inc., doing business as Senior Helpers of Cameron Park, increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $30,000 to a new maximum obligation of $90,000, with no change to the term of the Agreement expiring September 30, 2023; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or designee to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5133, 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: 100% Federal funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Community Services Division within HHSA offers a wide range of programs to residents age 60 and over, as well as eligible disabled or at-risk adults residing in the County, to assist in meeting some of their basic needs, improving the quality of life, and helping them to remain as independent as possible. These programs include the Family Caregiver Support Program, Senior Health Education Program, Long Term Care Ombudsman, Senior Activities, Senior Nutrition, Senior Legal, and Senior Day Care.

Established under the Older Americans Act, the Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) is federally-funded through annual Agreements issued by the California Department of Aging (CDA). HHSA has successfully contracted with Sen...

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