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Follow-Up Report on Assisted Living Facilities Serving Residents with Severe Mental Illnesses, Report No. 98-27, December 1998
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  • Since our prior report, the Legislature has taken actions to avert the risk of displacing residents of assisted living facilities (ALFs) who have severe mental illnesses.
  • State agencies involved with ALFs that serve mental health residents reported continuing concerns, some of which are currently the subject of further study or rule revision. These include the identification of mental health residents, the operations and impact of the program that provides partial financial support to mental health residents, and the adequacy of resources to support community placements for mental health residents.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 96-57 Review of Assisted Living Facilities Serving Residents With Severe Mental Illnesses, published in February 1997.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Mental Health Services
Health Quality Assurance
Medicaid Aged and Disabled Adult Waiver
Volunteer and Community Initiatives
Department of Elder Affairs

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 00-13 Justification Review: Mental Health Institutions Program Florida Department of Children and Families, published in October 2000.
  • Report No. 99-23 Measures Commentary: Department of Children and Families Mental Health Institutions Program Proposed Performance Measures for Fiscal Year 2000-01, published in January 2000.
  • Report No. 99-22 Measures Commentary: Department of Children and Families Adult Community Mental Health Proposed Performance Measures for Fiscal Year 2000-01, published in January 2000
  • Report No. 99-09 Justification Review of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Program, published in September 1999.
  • Report No. 98-52 PB² Performance Report for the Adult Community Mental Health Subprogram, published in February 1999.
  • Report No. 97-61 Review of the Efficacy of Community-Based Services to Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Persons, published in  March 1998.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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