San Mateo County Logo
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-600    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Chief of San Mateo County Health or her designee to enter into a funding agreement(s) with the California Department of Aging, and all subsequent amendments thereto, to accept funds received for Dignity at Home Fall Prevention for the term of February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 in the amount of $143,750; and to prepare and execute Dignity at Home Fall Prevention provider agreement and subsequent provider amendments, for the term February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
Attachments: 1. 20200804_r_Dignity at Home_final, 2. 20200804_a_Fall Prevention_CDA
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Lisa Mancini, Director, Aging and Adult Services
Subject: Funding Agreement with the California Department of Aging for Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program

RECOMMENDATION:
title
Adopt a resolution authorizing the Chief of San Mateo County Health or her designee to enter into a funding agreement(s) with the California Department of Aging, and all subsequent amendments thereto, to accept funds received for Dignity at Home Fall Prevention for the term of February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 in the amount of $143,750; and to prepare and execute Dignity at Home Fall Prevention provider agreement and subsequent provider amendments, for the term February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
body

BACKGROUND:
New funding from California Department of Aging (CDA) is allocated for the Dignity at Home Fall Prevention (DHFP) program. The goal of the DHFP program is to provide fall and injury prevention information, education, referral services, equipment, assessments, services, materials, and labor costs to individuals who: (1) are sixty years of age, or (2) have disabilities. Eligible individuals also should have an adjusted household income that does not exceed eighty percent of the area median income, and are at risk of falling or institutionalization.

California Department of Aging (CDA) released the program memo for Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program on January 31, 2020. San Mateo County was granted an extension to submit a budget and program narrative by June 30, 2020. Both budget and program narrative were submitted and approved by CDA on June 9, 2020.
Funding for this program will come entirely from the State. Additionally, Health is requesting the Board to waive the Request for Proposals process because this program is the sole source of these fall prevention program services.

DISCUSSIO...

Click here for full text