Report 2007-121 Recommendations and Responses in 2013-041

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

Department Number of Years Reported As Not Fully Implemented Total Recommendations to Department Not Implemented After One Year Not Implemented as of 2012-041 Response Not Implemented as of Most Recent Response
California Department of Veterans Affairs 5 15 2 1 1

Recommendation To: Veterans Affairs, Department of

To meet the requirements of federal ADA regulations, the Veterans Home should develop and update as needed a plan that identifies areas of noncompliance and includes the appropriate steps and milestones for achieving full compliance.

Response

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) completed a property wide Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA") survey and analysis of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. The analysis of the property and buildings was completed in 2010. The estimated cost of the renovation of the property is estimated to be $10,100,000. CalVet has identified milestones and prioritized areas of compliance as well as a tentative construction schedule. When the budget process allows CalVet plans to submit a budget request to the Department of Finance to address funding of the identified ADA modifications that need to be made on the property.

Additionally, the Yountville Veterans Home has established formal grievance procedures to address and meet requirements of ADA. The grievance procedures may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint related to The Veterans Home of California, Yountville and its everyday functionality and operations.

  • California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Not Fully Implemented
  • Completion Date: September 2011
  • Response Date: October 2013

Current Status of Recommendations

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