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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
adding Section 4.02h as follows:
(20 ILCS 105/4.02h new)
Community Care Program; dementia training.
(a) This Section shall apply to any person who is employed
by the Department, or is contracted with the Department, to
provide direct services to individuals enrolled in the
Community Care Program.
(b) Dementia training of at least 2 hours shall be
completed at the start of employment with the Department or
contractor. Persons who are employees of the Department or a
contractor on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
102nd General Assembly shall complete this training within 6
months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
102nd General Assembly. The training shall cover the following
(1) Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
(2) Safety risks.
(3) Communication and behavior.
(c) Annual continuing education training shall include at