senate Bill S2150

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the director of the office for the aging to establish a long term care worker training pilot program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 14, 2013 referred to aging

S2150 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1849
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง218-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3729A, A2109A
2009-2010: S5455, A5864

S2150 - Summary

Authorizes the director of the office for the aging to establish a long term care worker training pilot program for the purpose of expanding access to enhanced education and training for health care and social service practitioners who provide services to elderly persons across the state.

S2150 - Sponsor Memo

S2150 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2150

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a  long  term
  care  worker  training  pilot program; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The elder law is amended by adding a new section 218-a to
read as follows:
  S 218-A. LONG TERM CARE WORKER TRAINING PILOT PROGRAM.  1. THE  DIREC-
TOR,  WITHIN  AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR, SHALL ESTABLISH A LONG TERM
CARE WORKER TRAINING PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF  EXPANDING  ACCESS
TO  ENHANCED  EDUCATION  AND  TRAINING  ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR
HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PRACTITIONERS WHO  PROVIDE  SERVICES  TO
ELDERLY  PERSONS  AS  DEFINED  BY  PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF
SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS TITLE. EMPHASIS SHALL BE PLACED  ON
TRAINING  TRAINERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TRAINERS FROM COLLEGE,
UNIVERSITY AND BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES  FACULTY,  AND
STAFF  OF  PROVIDER  AGENCIES  IN HIGH NEEDS AREAS, AS SET FORTH IN THIS
SECTION, WHO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR HOME CARE, NURSE  AIDES,
PERSONAL  CARE AIDES, CASE MANAGERS IN THE EXPANDED IN-HOME SERVICES FOR
THE ELDERLY PROGRAM, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SPECIALISTS INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE WORKING FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS, MUNICIPAL
GOVERNMENTS, NEW YORK CONNECTS-CHOICES FOR LONG TERM CARE, SOCIAL  ADULT
DAY CARE, ADULT DAY CARE AND OTHER CAREGIVERS WITH HANDS-ON RESPONSIBIL-
ITIES  FOR  ELDERLY CLIENTS. THE GOAL SHALL BE TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF
CARE PROVIDED TO THE ELDERLY, TO ENSURE THAT  INDIVIDUALS  WORKING  WITH
THE  ELDERLY AND THEIR FAMILIES HAVE CORE COMPETENCIES IN GERIATRICS, TO
IMPROVE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION,  AND  TO  ASSIST  PROVIDERS  TO  MEET
TRAINING  NEEDS,  INCLUDING REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY REGULATORY AGEN-
CIES. THE DIRECTOR SHALL COORDINATE SUCH  EFFORTS  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02412-01-3

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