2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Virginia Ombudsman Program

Item 284 #8s

Item 284 #8s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the FY2009 $400,000 FY2010 $913,840 GF

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(This amendment provides funding to the Department for the Aging to expand the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program that is operated at the local level by Area Agencies on Aging. By the end of the biennium, this amendment would complete statewide funding of this program, and provide sufficient funds for each local program to employ one ombudsman for every 2,000 licensed nursing home and adult care residence beds in the community. This level of staffing has been recommended by the National Institute of Medicine.)