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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 4-15-09
1. Child Safety
2. Child Care Licensing
3. Mental Health
4. Aging & Disability
5. Veterans Services
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 1. Child Safety

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
1.1 Social Workers with 18 or Fewer Cases95% (7/09)54.9%DSHSNew staff were hired and trained in December 2008. Dashboard data is for December 2008.
1.2 Timely Initial Response to Reports of Abuse and Neglect95%92.6%DSHSThe 12-month average statewide is 96% for emergent response, and 94% for non-emergent response. Conversion to a new IT system and documentation lag caused data for December 2008 to appear low.
1.3 Repeat Maltreatment of ChildrenLess Than 11.6% Within 6 Months8.1%DSHSSince January 2005, the percent of children experiencing repeat abuse or neglect has fallen over 30%, the six month rate from 11.6% to 8.1%, and the 12 month rate from 14.4% to 8.8%.
1.4 Monthly Visits with Children70%71.1%DSHSSince the September 2008 implementation of the monthly visit policy, the rate of children visited each month exceeded the 70% current interim target. In March 2009, the interim target is 80%. The Braam Panel target of 95% will be effective June 30, 2009.

 2. Child Care Licensing

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
2.1 Timely Monitoring Visits in Licensed Facilities85%65.5%DELInternal quality improvement staff in place and on-track to complete quality reviews by July 2009. Dashboard data is for the 2nd Quarter of FY09.
2.2 Timely Licensing Complaint Inspections45 Days42 DaysDELDashboard data is for the 2nd Quarter of FY09.
2.3 Timely Licensing Complaint/Abuse InvestigationsTBD110 DaysDEL, DSHSData issues may be impacting this measure. Dashboard data is for the 2nd Quarter of FY09.

 3. Mental Health Care

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
3.1 Assault Claims Filed0.6 Per 1,000 Patient Days0.56DSHSThe number of assault claims is trending down at both Western and Eastern State Hospitals; volatile at the smaller Child Study Treatment Center. Dashboard data is for the 4th Quarter of FY08.
3.2 CLIP Waiting ListFewer Than 16 Children21DSHSOn average, the younger 6-12 year old children waited 132 days and the 13-17 year olds waited 49 days for a CLIP bed. Dashboard data is for the 1st Quarter of FY09.

 4. Aging and Disability Services

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
4.1 Timely Response to Reports of Abuse and Neglect100%98.7%DSHSDashboard data is for CY2008.
4.2 Timely Licensing Re-Inspections100%98.5%DSHSDashboard data is for CY2008.
4.3 Long-Term Care Clients Served in the Community79%79%DSHSThe department’s goal is to serve 80% of long-term care clients in community settings by FY13. Dashboard data is for FY08.

 5. Veterans Services

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
5.1 - Nursing Home Quality Rating3 2.8 DVAData is from a new federal government annual rating system for all nursing homes providing Medicaid and Medicare services.