Bill sets minimum dementia training standards for home health aidesJanuary 1, 1970
Home health aides in Indiana who treat Alzheimer’s patients will have minimum training standards, thanks to a bill Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law this week.
Senate Enrolled Act 353, authored by Sen. Vaneta Becker (R-Evansville) and Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport), will set minimum dementia training standards for home health aides. The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support.
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter applauded the passage of Senate Enrolled Act 353, noting in a release that more families of dementia patients are opting to keep their loved ones at home.
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