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Services to be provided
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 20-A
§ 2007. Services to be provided. The Alzheimer's Community Assistance
Program shall undertake the following services:

1. To establish and operate self-help support groups for family
members of persons with Alzheimer's disease residing at home.

2. To provide training programs and support services for volunteers,
family members, and/or home health care workers enabling them to deliver
proper care for persons with Alzheimer's who reside at home and in the

3. To assist in the development of day care programs and other
suitable respite services which will provide congregate care for persons
with Alzheimer's.

4. To recruit, train and supervise volunteers who will provide in and
out-of-home respite care services to support family caregivers.

5. To work with the department to distribute educational materials
regarding community resources and care options, including managed care
as it becomes available for persons with Alzheimer's disease.

6. To undertake outreach to families with a member suffering from
Alzheimer's to participate in counseling, education and support.

7. To work with the department of health to explore delivery
mechanisms for family intervention services to delay