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RA: Independent Living Centers and State Grants - FY 2005


CFDA Numbers: 84.132 - Centers for Independent Living
84.169 - Independent Living_State Grants

Program Goal: Support individuals with significant disabilities, including older blind individuals served by Independent Living programs, in the achievement of their independent living goals.

Objective 1 of 2: Increase the number of individuals with disabilities who live independently in community-based housing.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: Increase the number of individuals who leave long-term care facilities and other institutions for community-based living due to independent living services provided by a CIL.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Number of individuals who leave long-term care facilities and other institution for community-based living due to services provided by a CIL.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2000
1,372
850
2001
1,777
900
2002
2,012
900
2003
1,996
 
2004
2,864
 
2005
 
2,677

Source: RSA Annual Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: May 2006

Improvements: The instructions contained in the 704 reports have been revised to ensure that reporting for this measure is valid across grantees.
 
Explanation: Trend data from FY 2000-2003 suggest that CILs have been successful in increasing by about 10 percent per year the number of individuals moved from long-term care facilities or other institutions to community-based housing. The 2004 data show a larger increase in successful relocations. The IL unit has been working closely with ILRU to improve training in this area.
 
Objective 2 of 2: Improve the efficiency and transparency of the IL Title VII, Part B Independent Living Program.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: Make Title VII, Part B data available to the public.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: Number of months from data due date to the release of data to the public.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
7
5

Source: Review of data received and office files.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: May 2006
 
Explanation: The IL unit had the data collected from grantees ready to distribute to the public within 7 months of the data collection due date. The 2005 target was not met. IL will continue to improve the process for collecting and analyzing data this year.
 

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