This new legislation requires physicians, physician assistants, and nurses to undergo training in diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, before they can obtain or renew their licenses. It requires physicians who have diagnosed Alzheimer’s in a patient to inform a family member or legal representative about the diagnosis. By Oct. 1, 2021, all hospitals will be mandated to develop and put in practice a plan for recognizing and managing patients with dementia.
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Congratulations to the Alzheimer's Association for making this a reality. The advocacy of this organization continues to make advances in the focus and care of Alzheimer patients and their families. This is exactly why Surprenant & Beneski is so passionate about supporting the efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. We are raising funds and walking in the Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 22. Please consider joining us or donating to our team.