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State of Indiana – HB 1422 : Dementia Care | Rep. Gregory Porter (IN)
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Committee of Jurisdiction: Health and Human Services (HHS)


Provides that an area agency on aging designated by the bureau of aging services (area agency) may establish a dementia care specialist program. Allows an area agency to designate at least one individual as a dementia care specialist to administer the program. Provides that the division of aging (division) may employ a dementia care specialist coordinator. Sets forth the duties of: (1) a dementia care specialist; and (2) the dementia care specialist coordinator; if an area agency or the division establishes those positions. Makes conforming changes.

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NBCSL Member Sponsor(s):
  • Rep. Gregory Porter (IN)

Summary: State of Indiana - HB 1422 : Dementia Care
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