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File #: 19-251    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/11/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Cielo House for comprehensive treatment services for clients diagnosed with eating disorders, extending the term through June 30, 2020, and increasing the amount by $200,000 to an amount not to exceed $300,000.
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_Cielo HouseA1, 2. 20190326_A1_Cielo
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Cielo House for Comprehensive Treatment Services for Clients Diagnosed with Eating Disorders

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Cielo House for comprehensive treatment services for clients diagnosed with eating disorders, extending the term through June 30, 2020, and increasing the amount by $200,000 to an amount not to exceed $300,000.

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BACKGROUND:
In 2018 Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) identified that there was a need to fill a service gap for Severely Mentally Ill adult clients that are diagnosed with moderate to severe eating disorders, as defined in the DSM-5, that require a more specialized and intensive level of treatment. At the time, no BHRS clinic or program effectively addressed the comprehensive behavioral, dietary, and medical needs associated with moderate/severe eating disorders. BHRS reached out to several local providers and Cielo House was one of two providers that met the requirements to provide comprehensive and specialized treatment for clients diagnosed with eating disorders such as: anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and eating disorders not otherwise specified.

In July 2018, BHRS conducted an open and fair process to select a provider through obtaining three quotes. Cielo House submitted a quote and BHRS entered into an agreement with Cielo House, which has been providing these services since then. Residential treatment services are exempt from the Request for Proposal process under the B-1 Administrative Memorandum.

DISCUSSION:
Cielo House has been providing Residential Treatment and Partial Hospitalization services to adult clients in the County. Services include nutritional asse...

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