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File #: 2278   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2020 Department: Behavioral Health
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action: 6/9/2020
Subject: Contracts for Skilled Nursing Facilities Specializing in Dementia-related Care Secondary to Behavioral Health and Medical Conditions
Attachments: 1. CON DBH 06-09-20 SNF South Coast Health Wellness, 2. CON DBH 06-09-20 SNF Vista Pacifica, 3. Item #18 Executed BAI, 4. 20-368 Executed Contract, 5. 20-369 Executed Contract
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 9, 2020


FROM
VERONICA KELLEY, Director, Department of Behavioral Health

SUBJECT
Title
Contracts for Skilled Nursing Facilities Specializing in Dementia-related Care Secondary to Behavioral Health and Medical Conditions
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve the following contracts to provide skilled nursing for dementia-related care secondary to behavioral health and medical conditions, in an aggregate amount not to exceed $1,551,250, for the contract period of June 9, 2020 through June 30, 2025:
1. South Coast Health & Wellness Corporation dba Community Care on Palm
2. Vista Pacifica Enterprises dba Vista Pacifica Convalescent
(Presenter: Veronica Kelley, Director, 388-0801)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This item does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The cost of the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) contracts will not exceed the aggregate amount of $1,551,250 and is 100% funded through 1991 Realignment. Adequate appropriation and revenue has been included in the Department of Behavioral Health's (DBH) 2019-20 budget and will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
DBH is responsible for providing mental health and/or substance use disorder services to San Bernardino County residents who are experiencing major mental health issues and/or a substance use disorder. An integral part of the service delivery system consists of providing specialized treatment services to the seriously mentally ill population. The highest level of care is the State Hospital psychiatric unit; the second highest level of treatment is provided through Institute of Mental Diseases and SNFs. DBH appropriately places these severely persistently mentally ill (SPMI) consumers in SNFs...

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