Pennsylvania asking some good questions.
1. What is the most integrated setting under the ADA and Olmstead?
"Evidence-based practices that provide scattered-site housing with supportive services are examples of integrated settings."
---DOJ Q&A on the ADA’s Integration Mandate & Olmstead Enforcement
[For More Click on Q&A above]
The most integrated setting is NOT Prisons, Jails, or Homelessness.
Working on Draft Colorado Measurable Olmstead Goals
Examples of Draft Colorado-Specific Measurable Goals
High Level Entrepreneurial Support for People with Mental Illness & Substance Use Issues Based On Canadian Model to begin operating on or before June 30, 2020.
Process for Annual Revision of Plan:
Abuse and Neglect
Tthe Olmstead Subcabinet will approve a comprehensive abuse and neglect prevention plan, designed to educate people with disabilities and their families and guardians, all mandated reporters, and the general public on how to identify, report and prevent abuse and neglect of people with disabilities including a person’s own unwanted homelessness and situations involving “gravely disabled”,
Goal Two: By December 31, 2020, the number of Medicaid Dental Providers will increase 15% over baseline.
Lifelong Learning & Education
Goal Four: By June 30, 2019, the State will have created an interactive website for school administrators, teachers, parents, and students on proper individualized education plans (IEPs) and 504 plans by disability which will continue to be updated.
Goal Five: By June 30, 2018, the State will have created an on-line survey for parents and students regarding their satisfaction with their individualized education plans (IEPs) and 504 plans and solicit suggestions for improvement.
The State will produce an annual report on IEP & 504 compliance and make suggestions for improvement
Goal Three: By June 30, 2021, the percentage of people with mental illness, traumatic brain injury, and developmental disability under the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections will be reduced by 50% (based on daily average).
Annual Goals to reduce the percentage of people with mental illness, traumatic brain injury, and or developmental disability under the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections with the provision of housing and appropriate services where necessary:
This is why States are legally required to have "Comprehensive & Effectively Working" Olmstead Plans. >>>>
Colorado doesn't have one & good works are NOT a substitute UNLESS the State wants to just totally solve these problems this year --
AND IT IS NOT JUST PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS, BUT PEOPLE WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, PHYSICAL DISABILITY, ETC.