Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

7003-0604 - Health Care Career Ladder Programs




Account Description FY2008
GAA
FY2009
House 2
7003-0604 Health Care Career Ladder Programs
For the career ladder grant program in long-term care; provided, that notwithstanding section 410 of chapter 159 of the acts of 2000, the program shall be administered by the department of workforce development; provided further, 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 these grants shall not exceed a period of 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 home care organizations; 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 1,500,000

 
 


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