Report 2007-121 Recommendation 15 Responses

Report 2007-121: Veterans Home of California at Yountville: It Needs Stronger Planning and Oversight in Key Operational Areas, and Some Processes for Resolving Complaints Need Improvement (Release Date: April 2008)

Recommendation #15 To: Veterans Affairs, Department of

To ensure that members of the Veterans Home receive treatment for drug abuse when necessary, staff of the Veterans Home should follow its policy to refer members who use illegal drugs to the drug treatment program.

1-Year Agency Response

The Veterans Home updated and strengthened its polices requiring staff to refer members who use illegal drugs to the appropriate treatment professional or medical provider at the Veterans Home. (2010-406, p. 32)

  • Response Date: June 2009

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2007-121

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.