2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Older Adult Mental Health Services Pilot

Item 312 #2s

Item 312 #2s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2007 $0 FY2008 $2,400,000 GF

Page 345, line 20, strike "$277,367,145" and insert "$279,767,145".

(This amendment provides $2.4 million the second year from the general fund to develop a Specialized Geriatric Mental Health Services Pilot in northern Virginia in order to divert individuals from admission to Eastern State Hospital's geriatric unit. Funds will be used to develop an intensive specialized geriatric mental health team, provide funding for the purchase of specialized older adult psychiatric beds, and a facility-based geriatric team.)