In-Home Supportive Services
|In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee|
|Mission Statement:||Ensures the independence and dignity of the elderly and disabled consumer of home care.|
|Authority:||Ordinance 03508 adopted September 21, 1993,Government Code § 13301.3 and 12301.6.|
11 members; 6 consumer members, current or past users of personal assistance services paid for through public or private funds or recipients of In-Home Supportive Services as required by statute - 1 recommended by the Commission on Aging, 1 recommended by the Commission on Disabilities - the following areas of representation should be sought in the selection of consumer members: disabilities, non-English speaking, seniors, severely and non-severely impaired In-Home Supportive Services clients, HIV or AIDS, diverse cultures. 1 member from the Board of Supervisors. 1 member who is an independent provider of personal assistant services. 1 member who is a contract provider of personal assistance services. 1 member who is a representative of a community-based advocacy organization. 1 member who is a representative of a home health agency.
|Term:||3 years; maximum 9 years|
Meet with and confer with the Public Authority in the administration of the In-Home Supportive Services Program. The Public Authority will design and administer a comprehensive, community-based in-home worker register, establish work training opportunities for all providers and negotiate with a Managed Care In-Home Supportive Services provider as well as individual providers to deliver services to eligible clients.
|Appointment:||Board of Supervisors|
|Contact:||Marsha Fong, 225 37th Avenue, San Mateo, 94403, (650) 573-2701 or
|Meeting:||1st Wednesday/month, 1:30 PM - Room C, 225 37th Avenue, San Mateo|