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File #: 21-695    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Telecare Corporation for Full-Service Partnership services, to provide housing for five seriously mentally ill individuals, for the term March 16, 2021 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $1,635,480.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_Telecare Corporation for COVID-19, 2. 20210914_a_Telecare Corproation for COVID
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: Agreement with Telecare Corporation for Full-Service Partnership Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Telecare Corporation for Full-Service Partnership services, to provide housing for five seriously mentally ill individuals, for the term March 16, 2021 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $1,635,480.

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BACKGROUND:
Through the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Services and Supports plan, the delivery of Full-Service Partnership (FSP) services are provided for our highest risk consumers with serious mental illness. The FSP programs allow consumers to remain living in the community and decrease their hospitalizations and/or incarcerations by providing case management, medication management, therapy, social activities, and 24/7 response capability.

On March 15, 2020, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) received an emergency request from County's Health COVID-19 Department of Operations Center requesting immediate housing for five seriously mentally ill individuals currently residing at San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC). This request was issued to allow SMMC to provide surge capacity for five COVID-19 patients. BHRS reached out to Telecare Corporation, who agreed to house the clients immediately.

DISCUSSION:
In response to the COVID-19 request for housing placement, Telecare shall continue to provide housing for five mentally ill patients to address the potential outbreak that may occur in the in-patient psychiatric unit and to make room for an anticipated COVID-19 surge situation that could impact wards 2 A/B and 3 A/B.

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendments of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximu...

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