2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Implementation of Dementia State Plan (language only)

Item 284 #5s

Item 284 #5s

Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the

Page 212, after line 44, insert:
"Q.  The Department for the Aging shall i) recommend strategies to coordinate services and resources among agencies involved in the delivery of services to Virginians with dementia; ii) monitor the implementation of the Dementia State Plan;  iii) recommend policies, legislation, and funding needed to implement the Plan; iv) collect and monitor data related to the impact of dementia on Virginians; and v) determine the services, resources, and policies that may be needed to address services for individuals with dementia."

(This language amendment requires the Department for the Aging to serve as the lead state agency for implementation of the Dementia State Plan included in the 2011 Annual Report of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission - Dementia State Plan: Virginia's Response to the Needs of Individuals with Dementia and their Caregivers.)