ERIC Number: ED250901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Future Directions in Administrative Structure and Finance Prerequisites for Community-Based Service. Position Paper No. 5.
Kozlowski, Ronald E.; And Others
The fifth in a series of position papers on deinstitutionalization of persons in Ohio with developmental disabilities, this paper addresses administrative structure and finance requirements. The introductory section suggests the need for new administrative and fiscal models to keep pace with changes in service delivery strategies. The importance of basing fiscal and administrative decisions on sound programmatic principles is emphasized. The current administrative structure in Ohio and a proposed framework which would more clearly define functions and functional relationships at local and state levels are contrasted. Current funding mechanisms are then described, and national trends addressing the equity issue are noted. A series of financial recommendations, including recommendations for greater state involvement in the costs of services for persons with developmental disabilities, concludes the report. (CL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Columbus. Div. of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Herschel W. Nisonger Center.
Note: Funding was also provided by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. Prepared by The Finance Subcommittee Deinstitutionalization Task Force. For related documents, see EC 171 135-138.