senate Bill S647

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates adult day services respite demonstration programs

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
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S647 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4142
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2801-h, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2034, A3696

S647 - Summary

Creates adult day services respite demonstration programs; authorizes the commissioner of health in conjunction with the director of the state office for the aging to establish the respite day demonstration programs, based upon adult day health care and social adult day services, which extends the period a caregiver can remain active in the care of elderly or disabled individuals; sets forth definitions; further sets forth reporting requirements.

S647 - Sponsor Memo

S647 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   647

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GOLDEN, DeFRANCISCO, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to creating adult day
  services respite demonstration programs

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2801-h to read as follows:
  S  2801-H.  RESPITE DAY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED
IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "RESPITE DAY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM" MEANS A STRUCTURED, COMPREHEN-
SIVE PROGRAM ESTABLISHED BY THE  COMMISSIONER  UNDER  THIS  SECTION,  IN
CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE  DIRECTOR  OF THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, PROVIDING
LEVEL I, LEVEL II OR LEVEL III SERVICES TO REGISTRANTS.
  (B) "REGISTRANT" MEANS A PERSON:
  (I) WHO IS NOT A RESIDENT OF A RESIDENTIAL HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY,  IS
FUNCTIONALLY  IMPAIRED  AND  NOT HOMEBOUND, AND REQUIRES SUPERVISION AND
MONITORING BUT DOES NOT REQUIRE CONTINUOUS TWENTY-FOUR HOUR A DAY  INPA-
TIENT CARE AND SERVICES;
  (II) WHOSE ASSESSED SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE NEEDS CAN SATISFACTORILY BE
MET  IN  WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE DELIVERY OF APPROPRIATE SERVICES IN THE
COMMUNITY SETTING; AND
  (III) WHO HAS BEEN ADMITTED TO THE PROGRAM BASED ON AN  INTERDISCIPLI-
NARY COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT.
  (C) "FUNCTIONALLY IMPAIRED" MEANS A PERSON WHO NEEDS THE ASSISTANCE OF
ANOTHER  PERSON  IN  AT  LEAST  ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES OF DAILY
LIVING: TOILETING, MOBILITY, TRANSFERRING OR EATING; OR WHO NEEDS SUPER-
VISION DUE TO COGNITIVE OR PSYCHO-SOCIAL IMPAIRMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04229-01-1

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