92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0286
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DPH-DEMENTIA ADVISORY COM                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties  Law  of      
   the  Civil  Administrative Code of Illinois.  Requires the Director of      
   Public Health to appoint a Dementia Patient Care Advisory Committee to      
   study and advise the Director on appropriate  care  and  staffing  for      
   dementia  patients residing in long-term care facilities.  Repeals the      
   requirement April 30, 2002.  Effective immediately.                         
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Public Health)                            
          The Advisory committee members would be compensated for neces-       
          sary expenses. The Department would also request that an addi-       
          tional Public Service Administrator Nurse position be added to       
          be able to coordinate the program and to provide ongoing train-      
          ing to Department long-term care surveyors. This cost would be       
 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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