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Department of Children and Families Mental Health Institutions Program Proposed Performance Measures for Fiscal Year 2000-01, Report No. 99-23, January 2000
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This report presents OPPAGA's assessment of and recommendations for improving performance measures proposed by the Department of Children and Families for Fiscal Year 2000-2001. OPPAGA recommends the following outcome and output measures for inclusion in Fiscal Year 2000-20001 appropriation legislation:
  • ¬†percentage of persons served discharged to the community for civil hospitals;
  • average number of days to restore competency for forensic hospitals;
  • annual number of harmful events per 100 residents in each mental health institution;
  • number served in civil and forensic hospitals; and
  • annual cost per person served in civil and forensic hospitals.
OPPAGA recommends additional measures for the department to track internally.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Mental Health Institutions

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 05-07 Centralizing DCF Substance Abuse and Mental Health Programs Provides Benefits But Also Challenge, published in February 2005.
  • Report No. 00-13 Justification Review: Mental Health Institutions Program Florida Department of Children and Families, published in October 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 PB¬≤ Performance Report for the Adult Community Mental Health Subprogram, published in February 1999.
  • Report No. 98-27 Follow-up Report on Assisted Living Facilities Serving Residents With Severe Mental Illnesses, published in December 1998.
  • 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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