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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 08-15-12
1. Child Safety
2. Child Care Licensing
3. Mental Health
4. Aging & Disability
5. Veterans Services
  
 
 
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Vulnerable Children and Adults
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 1. Child Safety

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
1.1 - Caseload by Major Program Area18 (CFWS)16.9 (CFWS)DSHSDSHS will implement a technology solution in September 2012 that will correct an estimated 18% overcount in CPS caseload. The current caseload target is based on Child & Family Welfare Services program standards. Data are through May 2012.
1.2 - Initial Response97%98.3%DSHSDSHS is meeting the combined target for timely face-to-face visits (or attempted visits) with alleged victims in child protection referrals. The average for Dec 2011 through May 2012 was 99.2% for emergent and 97.7% for non-emergent responses.
1.3 - Repeat MaltreatmentLess Than 7.8% Within 6 Months6.3% DSHSDSHS has lowered the target from 12.9% to 7.8% to more closely align with the federal standard. This new target was exceeded during the July-December 2011 time period.
1.4 - Monthly Visits95%96.3%DSHSChildren's Administration continues to meet the 95% target for children receiving monthly visits from a social worker. Data are through May 2012.
1.5 - Median Length of Stay for Children in Out of Home Caren/a476 days Median length of stay for children who entered foster care in the second quarter of CY 2011 is 476 days, which is 34 days greater than the prior period.

 2. Child Care Licensing

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
2.1 - Timely Monitoring Visits in Licensed Facilities85%87%DELThe percent of child care facility monitoring visits conducted on time has increased significantly since the last quarter of FY09, from 54% to 87%. Data are for the 3rd quarter of FY12.
2.2 - Timely Licensing Complaint Inspections45 Days39 DaysDELDEL continues meet their target for timeliness in closing licensing complaint inspections after experiencing a drop in performance in FY 2010 due to staff vacancies and FamLink data issues in FY10. Data are for the 3rd quarter of FY12.
2.3 - Initial Complaint Response85%93%DELThis is a new measure for the May 2012 Forum. DEL examined historical data to see what percentage of complaints got a response within one business day. The target was set using the first data point available. Data are for Q3 of FY12.

 3. Mental Health Care

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
3.2 - WSH and ESH Inpatient Evaluations020.69DSHSDSHS is struggling to meet the target of no individuals waiting in jail for more than 7 days for a mental health evaluation. Data are for Q4 of FY12.
3.4 - Percent of Mental Health Consumers Receiving a Service Within 7 Days after Discharge56.1%50.6%DSHSDSHS is currently within 90% of the state target. Four of 13 RSNs met or exceeded their target. Seven of the 13 RSNs improved their performance from a year ago. Data are through FY12.

 4. Aging & Disability Services

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
4.1 - Timely Adult Protective Services Investigations23%29%DSHSWhile the target was not met for 1st quarter of CY 2012, the average for the past year was within range due to typical variations in quarterly data. The rate has been relatively stable since 2009.
4.2 - Timely Licensing Re-Inspections100%99.3%DSHSThe department continues to meet timely licensing re-inspection requirements. Improvement efforts are underway to increase the quality of re-inspections. Data are for the 1st quarter of calendar year 2012.
4.3 - Paid Employment for Clients with Developmental Disabilities60%63%DSHSNearly 5,300 clients earned roughly $37 million in Fiscal Year 2011, which represents a 6% gain in clients earning a wage and a 19% gain in earnings over the past decade. Most recent data are for Q4 of FY11.

 5. Veterans Services

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
5.1 - Veterans Income, Benefits and Entitlements85%87%DVAIn FY 2011, DVA processed nearly 17,000 claims from veterans across Washington State. This new measure shows the percent of claims that were submitted successfully on the first try. Most recent data are from Q3 of FY 2011.