Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter V. Dementia Services Coordinator.


§ 7–744.01. Dementia Services Coordinator.

There is established within the Department of Health the position of the Dementia Services Coordinator ("Coordinator"), who shall be a full-time employee of the District. The Coordinator shall be responsible for:

(1) Organizing dementia services within the District;

(2) Implementing and updating the District of Columbia State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease;

(3) Assessing and analyzing dementia-related data collected by the District;

(4) Evaluating the District's dementia services;

(5) Identifying and supporting the development of dementia-specific trainings; and

(6) Carrying out such other duties relevant to the support of individuals with dementia as may be assigned by the Director of the Department of Health.


(Oct. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 14-28, § 4948 (redesignated); as added Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, § 5052, 66 DCR 8621; redesignated § 4951 Mar. 16, 2021, D.C. Law 23-201, § 2(a), 67 DCR 14750.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-201: § 5 of D.C. Law 23-201 provided that the change made to this section by § 2(a) of D.C. Law 23-201 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 5052 of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 5052 of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).


§ 7–744.02. Dementia training for direct care workers. [Not Funded]

Not Funded.


(Oct. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 14-28, § 4952; as added Mar. 16, 2021, D.C. Law 23-201, § 2(b), 67 DCR 14750.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-201: § 5 of D.C. Law 23-201 provided that the creation of this section by § 2(b) of D.C. Law 23-201 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.