04RS SB29


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SB 29 (BR 444) - T. Buford, E. Scorsone

     AN ACT relating to training for staff members of long-term care facilities.
     Amend KRS 216B.072 to require a long-term care facility, except for an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded and developmentally disabled, to provide 6 hours, rather than 8 hours, of specified training; update the training requirements to include an orientation related to dementia care, including facility policies related to dementia care and residents' rights, an overview of Alzheimer's, problem solving with challenging behaviors, and communication skills; reduce from 5 to 4 the number of continuing education hours related to dementia care and Alzheimer's disease; and delete exemption of a personal care home from the education requirements.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate
     Jan 9-to Health and Welfare (S)

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