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Dementia Curricula Application

Nursing Facility & Adult Residential Care Facility Dementia Training Requirements

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 Louisiana Department of Health's, Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS) designated Pennington Biomedical Research Center 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.


Matthew Calamia

6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808