70030604 - Health Care Career Ladder Programs

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
7003-0604 Health Care Career Ladder Programs
For the career ladder grant program in long-term care established under section 410 of chapter 159 of the acts of 2000; provided, that grants shall be available for certified nurses' aides, home health aides, homemakers and other entry level workers in long-term care; provided further, that the grants may include training for English for speakers of other languages and other language and adult basic education programs to improve quality of care and improve direct care worker access to and participation in career ladder training; provided further, that the length of such grants shall not exceed 3 years; provided further, that notwithstanding section 410 of chapter 159 of the acts of 2000, grants may be awarded on a competitive basis to long-term care labor management workforce partnerships, nursing homes, home care organizations or consortiums of nursing homes and/or home care organizations; provided further, that the Commonwealth Corporation shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means on such grant program including, but not limited to, the number of grants awarded, the amount of each grant, a description of the career ladder programs, changes in care-giving and workplace practices that have occurred and their impact on quality of care and worker retention and the certificates, degrees or professional status attained by each participating employee; provided further, that the administrative and program management costs for the implementation of the grant program shall not exceed 4 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item; and provided further, that each grant may include funding for technical assistance and evaluation
1,500,000 450,000  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
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FY2006
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FY2007
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FY2008
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FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Grants & Subsidies 0 1,500 1,500 1,300 1,500 -1,050
TOTAL 0 1,500 1,500 1,300 1,500 -1,050

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Grants & Subsidies=100%