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Ulster County
Case 6: Occupational Therapy at the Infirmary

County Ulster County
Contact person Karen Lucas, Sr. Management Analyst, 914-340-3642
Case descriptions Case 6: Occupational Therapy at the Infirmary
Forms of restructuring reverse privatization - taken back from for-profit
Specific services affected occupational therapy
Year started 1993
Primary goal to provide better coverage for residents
Barriers contracting out required when OC coordinator is on vacation, etc.
Benefits provides continuity of care to residents; more hours of therapy
Impact on budget probably saves money
Impact on labor increase of one FTE
Key contact Wanda Prowiser, Director of RHCF, 914-340-3868