MCGUIRE-MAY-MCKEON-BOLAND, LYONS,JOSEPH, O'BRIEN, COULSON,
FORBY, FOWLER, CURRY,JULIE, LANG, FRITCHEY, RYAN AND BROSNAHAN.
LONG TERM CARE PLAN STRATEGY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Long-Term Care Planning Strategy Act. Establishes a
long-term care planning committee composed of individuals who are
knowledgeable and employed in the areas of long-term care, geriatric
care, community services for the elderly, long-term care facility
inspection, or quality of care assurance to develop strategies to
maximize independence of the older adult population and achieve a
broad awareness and use of low-cost home care and other residential
alternatives to nursing homes. Establishes Seniors' Agenda for
Independent Living projects in at least 4 counties to build a
community-based approach and commitment to delivering long-term care
services for elderly persons in their homes.
FISCAL NOTE (Department on Aging)
HB 659 will initially cost the State an estimated $1,984,700:
3 additional staff $ 184,700
implementation of 36 respite sites $1,800,000
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Public Health)
HB 659 creates no fiscal impact on the Department.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes changes regarding: composition of the long-term care
planning committee; input to the committee; duties of the committee;
and long-term goals of the committee. Deletes all language
implementing Seniors' Agenda for Independent Living (SAIL) projects.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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