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2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Introduced)

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Department for the Aging

Item 284

Item 284

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Individual Care Services (45500)$30,343,128$30,268,128
$30,328,128
Financial Assistance for Local Services to the Elderly (45504)FY2009 $28,481,346FY2010 $28,406,346
$28,466,346
Rights and Protection for the Elderly (45506)FY2009 $1,861,782FY2010 $1,861,782
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2009 $12,407,416FY2010 $12,332,416
SpecialFY2009 $100,000FY2010 $100,000
$160,000
Federal TrustFY2009 $17,835,712FY2010 $17,835,712

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 7, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of this appropriation, $536,716 the first year and $536,716 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to continue a statewide Respite Care Initiative program for the elderly and persons suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.


2. Out of this appropriation, $320,334 $301,700 the first year and $320,334 $177,287 the second year from the general fund shall be transferred to the Virginia Respite Care Grant Fund authorized by §2.2-716, Code of Virginia, to provide grants to community respite care organizations.


B.1. Out of this appropriation, $923,000 the first year and $923,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support local programs of the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program. Up to $5,000 of this appropriation each year may be used for activities of the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program Advisory Board, including but not limited to, paying expenses for the members to attend four meetings per year.


2. Out of this appropriation, $75,050 the first year and $75,050 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the administration of the public guardianship programs and for no other purpose.


3. Out of this appropriation, $132,000 the first year and $132,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to expand services through the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program to individuals with mental illness and/or mental retardation who are 18 years of age and older.


C. Out of this appropriation, $140,613 $126,552 the first year and $140,613 $126,552 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support adult day care services at the Oxbow Center in Wise County.


D. Out of this appropriation, $50,925 $38,194 the first year and $50,925 $38,194 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the Norfolk Senior Center.


E. Out of this appropriation, $19,002 $9,501 the first year and $19,002 $9,501 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the Korean Intergenerational and Multi-purpose Senior Center.


F. Out of this appropriation, $93,109 $83,380 the first year and $93,109 $83,380 the second year from the general fund shall be provided from the general fund for the Jewish Family Service of Tidewater.


G. Out of this appropriation, $76,008 $68,066 the first year and $76,008 $68,066 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for a companion care program to be administered by Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc.


H. Out of this appropriation, $346,569 $269,713 the first year and $346,569 $269,713 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the Pharmacy Connect Program in Southwest Virginia, administered by Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc.


I. Out of this appropriation, $21,113 $18,907 the first year and $21,113 $18,907 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the development of adult day care services to be managed by Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. and the Junction Center for Independent Living, Inc.


J. Out of this appropriation, $237,500 the first year and $237,500 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support the distribution of comprehensive health and aging information to Virginia's senior population, their families and caregivers.


K. Out of this appropriation, $370,500 $321,760 the first year and $370,500 $314,326 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to Bay Aging.  Of these amounts, $85,500 $66,539 the first year and $85,500 $66,539 the second year shall be used to address unmet local needs and $285,000 $255,221 the first year and $285,000 $247,787 the second year from the general fund shall be used to supplement private donations and other resources for Adult Day Break Services provided by Bay Aging in partnership with local churches.


L. Out of this appropriation, $1,268,734 the first year and $1,268,734 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to Area Agencies on Aging against losses due to the application of population data from the 2000 decennial census.  The Commissioner, Virginia Department for the Aging, shall distribute these funds in compliance with the Funding Formula Task Force recommendation, House Document 63 (2005).


M. The Peninsula Agency on Aging, Bay Aging, Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia, and Valley Program for Aging Services shall be authorized to use funding provided for care coordination for the elderly to conduct a pilot program providing mobile, brief intervention and service linking as a form of care coordination. The Virginia Department for the Aging, in collaboration with the four pilot Area Agencies on Aging, shall analyze the resulting impact in these pilot agencies and determine if this model of service delivery is an appropriate and beneficial use of these funds. The Virginia Department for the Aging shall report the result of this analysis to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by June 30, 2009.


N. Area Agencies on Aging shall be designated as the lead agency in each respective area for No Wrong Door.


O. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 $85,000 the first year and $100,000 $85,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the Aging Together Partnership, an initiative of the Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board and Area Agency on Aging. The partnership operates a five-county collaborative located in the Rappahannock Rapidan region that is building support services to address the growth in the older population.


P. Out of this appropriations, $75,000 $67,163 the first year from the general fund shall be provided to the Central Virginia Area Agency on Aging for Bedford Ride.