144D.065 TRAINING IN DEMENTIA CARE REQUIRED.
(a) If a housing with services establishment registered under this chapter markets or
otherwise promotes services for persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders, whether
in a segregated or general unit, the establishment's direct care staff and their supervisors must
be trained in dementia care.
(b) Areas of required training include:
(1) an explanation of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders;
(2) assistance with activities of daily living;
(3) problem solving with challenging behaviors; and
(4) communication skills.
(c) The establishment shall provide to consumers in written or electronic form a description
of the training program, the categories of employees trained, the frequency of training, and the
basic topics covered. This information satisfies the disclosure requirements of section
, clause (4).
History: 2003 c 37 s 3; 2006 c 282 art 19 s 12