Bill Text: IL SB2808 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Athletic Trainers Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-24 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1074 [SB2808 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB2808-Chaptered.html



Public Act 100-1074
SB2808 EnrolledLRB100 17656 XWW 32827 b
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Services Act is amended by changing Sections 15, 30, and 35 as
follows:
(410 ILCS 406/15)
(For Act repeal see Section 90)
Sec. 15. Applicability. Programs covered by this Act
include, but are not limited to, health care facilities
licensed or certified by the Assisted Living and Shared Housing
Act; Life Care Facilities Act; Nursing Home Care Act;
Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013; Home
Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing Agency Licensing Act;
and Hospice Program Licensing Act; and End Stage Renal Disease
Facility Act. This Act does not apply to physicians licensed to
practice medicine in all its branches.
(Source: P.A. 99-822, eff. 8-15-16.)
(410 ILCS 406/30)
(For Act repeal see Section 90)
Sec. 30. Staff training.
(a) (Blank). Staff with direct access to clients with
Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia hired prior to the
adoption of rules implementing this Act shall receive a minimum
of 6 hours of initial training within 90 days after the
effective date of this Act using Alzheimer's disease and
related dementias services certified by the Department, except
as provided in subsection (c).
(b) Staff with direct access to clients with Alzheimer's
disease or a related dementia hired after the adoption of rules
implementing this Act shall complete a minimum of 6 hours of
initial training in the first 60 days of employment using an
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias services curriculum
compiled certified by the Department, except as provided in
subsection (c).
(c) Subsection Subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply to
the following:
(1) staff who received at least 6 hours of comparable
training in compliance with licensure or certified
training requirements; and
(2) staff temporarily hired or temporarily detailed by
a facility licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act to
permit the facility to meet statutory staffing
requirements.
(d) An Alzheimer's disease and related dementias services
curriculum compiled certified by the Department and published
on the Department's website must include at a minimum the
following topics: understanding dementia, effectively
communicating with individuals with dementia, assisting
individuals with dementia in performing activities of daily
living, problem solving with individuals with dementia who
exhibit challenging behavior, fundamentals of dementia care,
safe environments, and managing the activities of individuals
with dementia.
(e) (Blank). An individual who received training
consistent with the requirements of this Section while employed
by another program or through an educational institution or an
individual with 3 or more years of experience working with
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias services may
petition the Department for a waiver of the initial training
requirements set forth in this Section. The Department shall
evaluate each request on a case by case basis.
(f) Upon the adoption of rules implementing this Act, staff
with direct access to clients with dementia shall receive 3
hours of advanced training on caring for individuals with
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias each year.
(g) Upon the adoption of rules implementing this Act,
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias services program
employers shall maintain training records and make them
available to the Department on request.
(Source: P.A. 99-822, eff. 8-15-16.)
(410 ILCS 406/35)
(For Act repeal see Section 90)
Sec. 35. Supervisor of services Program director. Upon the
adoption of rules implementing this Act, in addition to the
training required under Section 30 of this Act, a manager,
supervisor, or person with the chief responsibility of
oversight of the director of an Alzheimer's disease and related
dementias services within an entity program shall complete an
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias services curriculum
from a list compiled by the Department or have 5 years of
experience as a director of an Alzheimer's disease and related
dementias services program.
(Source: P.A. 99-822, eff. 8-15-16.)
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