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Independent Living Services Program - 2003

CFDA Numbers: 84.132 - Centers for Independent Living
84.169 - Independent Living_State Grants
84.177B - Services for Older Blind Individuals


Goal 8: Individuals with significant disabilities served by Title VII, Chapter 1, programs will achieve consumer determined independent living goals, and Independent Living Services will be provided and activities will be conducted to improve or expand services to older individuals who are blind.
Objective 8.1 of 4: Increase the number of individuals with significant disabilities who are served by and benefit from the Title VII, Chapter 1, programs.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Number of goals set and achieved by consumers: The number of consumer goals set and achieved in all service areas measured.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of consumer goals set and achieved in all service areas measured
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1997
62.30
 
1998
65
 
1999
67
62.50
2000
63
63
2001
64
63
2002
64.40
75
2003
 
80
2004
 
80


 
Additional Source Information: RSA - 704 Annual Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: December 2003

 

Objective 8.2 of 4: Improve access to personal assistance services (PAS), housing, transportation, and community-based living
Indicator 8.2.1 of 2: Individuals who leave nursing homes and other institutions for community-based housing
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The number of individuals who leave nursing homes and other institutions for community-based housing
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1997 74  
1998 1,671  
2000 1,372 850
2001 1,777 900
2002 2,012 900


 
Additional Source Information: Examination by staff of RSA 704 Report.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: December 2003
Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.

Limitations: Grantees may interpret definitions differently. We are providing training and technical assistance.

 
Indicator 8.2.2 of 2: The number of individuals at risk of entering nursing homes and other institutions who are receiving IL services and can remain at home.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The number of individuals at risk of entering nursing homes and other institutions who are receiving IL services and can remain at home.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1999
 
8,500
2000
18,306
8,500
2001
23,983
9,000
2002
21,439
9,500


 
Additional Source Information: RSA - 704 Annual Performance Report.

Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: December 2003

 

Objective 8.3 of 4: Increase the amount of funds in addition to title VII that support chapter 1 grantees.
Indicator 8.3.1 of 1: Increased funding from alternative sources: A high number of CILs will have greater than 25 percent of their budget from sources other than Title VII, Chapter 1, Part B, and a high percentage of states will contribute more than the required minimum match for Title VII, Chapter 1, Part C.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of CILs that have greater than 25 percent of their budget from sources other than Title VII, Chapter 1, Part A, and percentage of states that contribute more than the required minimum match for Title VII, Chapter 1, Part B.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Number of CILS Percent of States Overmatch Part B
Number of CILS Percent of States Overmatch Part B
1997
74 80
   
2000
66 95
75 80
2001
88 93
76 80
2002
84 97
76 80
2003
   
76 80
2004
   
80 80


 
Additional Source Information: Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (7-OB Report)

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: December 2003
Program staff visually scan data for errors and compare to prior year's data.

 

Objective 8.4 of 4: Provide chapter 2 services to increasing numbers of individuals who are older and severely visually impaired, and increase consumer satisfaction
Indicator 8.4.1 of 1: Increased number of individuals served:: The number of older and severely visually impaired individuals served will increase annually.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Individuals receiving services
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1994
14,968
 
1995
22,103
 
1996
26,846
 
1997
31,460
 
1998
36,280
 
1999
38,150
28,500
2000
47,596
35,000
2001
58,436
40,000
2002
 
41,000
2003
 
63,000
2004
 
68,000


 
Additional Source Information: Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (7-OB Report), 1997.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002
Data Available: December 2003
Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.
Research and Training Center and program staff review data

Limitations: Targets based on estimates of program funding level.

 

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