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  192.2100.  Alzheimer's disease and related disorders respite care program — definitions. — As used in sections 192.2100 to 192.2110, the following terms shall mean:

  (1)  "Adult day care", a group program that emphasizes appropriate services for persons eighteen years of age or older having Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and that provides services for periods of less than twenty-four hours but more than two hours per day in a place other than the adult's home;

  (2)  "Alzheimer's disease and related disorders", diseases resulting from significant destruction of brain tissue and characterized by a decline of memory and other intellectual functions.  These diseases include but are not limited to progressive, degenerative and dementing illnesses such as presenile and senile dementias, Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders;

  (3)  "Appropriate services", services that emphasize surveillance, safety, behavior management and other techniques used to assist persons having Alzheimer's disease and related disorders;

  (4)  "Department", the department of health and senior services;

  (5)  "Director", the director of the department of health and senior services;

  (6)  "In-home companion", someone trained to provide appropriate services to persons having Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and who provides those services in the home;

  (7)  "Respite care", a program that provides temporary and short-term residential care, sustenance, supervision and other appropriate services for persons having Alzheimer's disease and related disorders who otherwise reside in their own or in a family home.

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(L. 1987 S.B. 200 § 6, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision § 192.1020)

Transferred 2014; formerly 660.067


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