Priscilla “Lilly” Allen, PhD, MSW
Sister Michael Sibille Professor of Aging and Geriatrics
Associate Professor, LSU School of Social Work
Executive Associate Director, LSU Life Course and Aging Center
311 Huey P. Long Fieldhouse
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
ACT No. 571 RS 40:2162 and RS40:2200.1-5
NURSING FACILITY and ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY
DEMENTIA TRAINING CURRICULUM APPROVAL APPLICATION PACKET
Act No. 571 was enacted in the Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature in 2008. The legislation is to define requirements for dementia training in Adult Residential Care and Nursing Facilities. The legislation requires that all employees in these facilities be trained according to the provisions of Act No. 571. The access this legislation click on Revised Relevant Statutes.
Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS) designated Our Lady of the Lake College as the Oversight Organization for the review and approval of dementia training curricula used in long-term care settings. Any provider, organization, entity or individual may submit a curriculum for approval.
The attached Packet of Information and Instructions will assist you in completing your applications for curriculum approval.