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Title XXX Chapter 430 Elderly Affairs

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  • 430.01   Short title.
    This chapter may be cited as the "Department of Elderly Affairs Act," or the "Pepper Act" as a memorial to Congressman Claude Denson Pepper. The...
  • 430.02   Legislative intent.
    It is the intent of the Legislature to:(1) Advise, assist, and protect the state's elderly citizens to the fullest extent. (2) Ensure that programs and services are...
  • 430.03   Purposes.
    The purposes of the Department of Elderly Affairs are to:(1) Serve as the primary state agency responsible for administering human services programs for the elderly and...
  • 430.04   Duties and responsibilities of the Department of Elderly Affairs.
    The Department of Elderly Affairs shall:(1) Administer human services and long-term care programs, including programs funded under the federal Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended,...
  • 430.0401   Annual report summarizing monitoring activities.
    By January 1 of each year, the Department of Elderly Affairs shall submit to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of...
  • 430.0402   Screening of direct service providers.
    (1)(a) Except as provided in subsection (2), level 2 background screening pursuant to chapter 435 is required for direct service providers. Background screening includes employment history...
  • 430.05   Department of Elderly Affairs Advisory Council.
    (1) There is created the Department of Elderly Affairs Advisory Council which shall be located for administrative purposes in the Department of Elderly Affairs. It is...
  • 430.07   Office of Volunteer Community Service.
    There is created within the Department of Elderly Affairs the Office of Volunteer Community Service. The office shall:(1) Compile an inventory of services needed by elderly...
  • 430.071   Respite for elders living in everyday families.
    (1) As used in this section, the term:(a) "Family unit" means one or more individuals whose primary residence is with a homebound elderly individual specifically for the...
  • 430.08   Rulemaking.
    The department shall adopt rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54 to implement the provisions of this chapter.History.—s. 5, ch. 91-115; s. 114, ch.
  • 430.101   Administration of federal aging programs.
    The Department of Elderly Affairs is designated the state unit on aging under the federal Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, and shall exercise...
  • 430.105   Confidentiality of information.
    Personal identifying information in a record held by the department that relates to an individual's health or eligibility for or receipt of health-related, elder care,...
  • 430.201   Short title.
    Sections 430.201-430.207 may be cited as the "Community Care for the Elderly Act."History.—s. 1, ch. 73-343; s. 1, ch. 76-51; s. 18, ch. 78-433; s....
  • 430.202   Community care for the elderly; legislative intent.
    The purpose of ss. 430.201-430.207 is to assist functionally impaired elderly persons in living dignified and reasonably independent lives in their own homes or in...
  • 430.203   Community care for the elderly; definitions.
    As used in ss. 430.201-430.207, the term:(1) "Area agency on aging" means a public or nonprofit private agency or office designated by the department to coordinate...
  • 430.204   Community-care-for-the-elderly core services; departmental powers and duties.
    (1)(a) The department shall fund, through each area agency on aging, at least one community care service system the primary purpose of which is the prevention...
  • 430.205   Community care service system.
    (1)(a) The department, through the area agency on aging, shall fund in each planning and service area at least one community care service system that provides...
  • 430.2053   Aging resource centers.
    (1) The department, in consultation with the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Department of Children and Family Services, shall develop pilot projects for aging...
  • 430.207   Confidentiality of information.
    Information about functionally impaired elderly persons who receive services under ss. 430.201-430.206 which is received through files, reports, inspections, or otherwise, by the department or...
  • 430.501   Alzheimer's Disease Advisory Committee; research grants.
    (1) It is the finding of the Legislature that Alzheimer's disease and similar major memory disorders affect an alarmingly high percentage of citizens, primarily those over...
  • 430.502   Alzheimer's disease; memory disorder clinics and day care and respite care programs.
    (1) There is established:(a) A memory disorder clinic at each of the three medical schools in this state; (b) A memory disorder clinic at a major private nonprofit...
  • 430.503   Alzheimer's Disease Initiative; fees and administrative expense.
    (1) Sections 430.501-430.504 may be cited as the "Alzheimer's Disease Initiative." (2) Provider agencies are responsible for the collection of fees for services in accordance with rules...
  • 430.504   Confidentiality of information.
    Information about clients of programs created or funded under s. 430.501 or s. 430.503 which is received through files, reports, inspections, or otherwise, by the...
  • 430.6001   Comprehensive day treatment services; demonstration projects.
    The Department of Elderly Affairs is authorized to initiate projects to demonstrate the effectiveness of comprehensive day treatment services to seniors as a diversion from...
  • 430.601   Home care for the elderly; legislative intent.
    It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage the provision of care for the elderly in family-type living arrangements in private homes as an...
  • 430.602   Home care for the elderly; definitions.
    As used in ss. 430.601-430.606:(1) "Department" means the Department of Elderly Affairs. (2) "Elderly person" means any person 60 years of age or over who is currently...
  • 430.603   Home care for the elderly; rules.
    The department shall by rule establish minimum standards and procedures for the provision of home care for the elderly and for the approval of persons...
  • 430.604   Department determination of inability to provide home care.
    If a person who plans to provide home care under ss. 430.601-430.606 is found by the department, or its designee, to be unable to provide...
  • 430.605   Subsidy payments.
    The department shall develop a schedule of subsidy payments to be made to persons providing home care, and to providers of goods and services, for...
  • 430.606   Eligibility for services.
    The criteria for determining eligibility for this program shall be substantially similar to the criteria used to determine eligibility for nursing home care under the...
  • 430.608   Confidentiality of information.
    (1) Identifying information about elderly persons who receive services under ss. 430.601-430.606, which is received through files, reports, inspection, or otherwise by the department or by...
  • 430.701   Legislative findings and intent; approval for action relating to provider enrollment levels.
    (1) The Legislature finds that state expenditures for long-term care services continue to increase at a rapid rate and that Florida faces increasing pressure in its...
  • 430.702   Short title.
    This act may be cited as the "Long-Term Care Community Diversion Pilot Project Act."History.—s. 2, ch. 97-87; s. 24, ch. 2011-135. 1Note.—Repealed October 1, 2013,...
  • 430.703   Definitions.
    As used in this act, the term:(1) "Agency" means the Agency for Health Care Administration. (2) "Community diversion" means a strategy that places participants in the most...
  • 430.7031   Nursing home transition program.
    The department and the Agency for Health Care Administration:(1) Shall implement a system of care designed to assist individuals residing in nursing homes to regain independence...
  • 430.704   Evaluation of long-term care through the pilot projects.
    (1) The department shall evaluate the Comprehensive Assessment and Review for Long-Term Care (CARES) Program processes, procedures, and instruments, and its ability to predict nursing home...
  • 430.705   Implementation of the long-term care community diversion pilot projects.
    (1) In designing and implementing the community diversion pilot projects, the department shall work in consultation with the agency. (2)(a) The department shall select projects whose design...
  • 430.706   Quality of care.
    The department, in consultation with the agency, shall develop quality of care standards for community diversion pilot projects. Such standards shall apply to all contractors...
  • 430.707   Contracts.
    (1) The department, in consultation with the agency, shall select and contract with managed care organizations and, on a prepaid basis, with other qualified providers as...
  • 430.708   Certificate of need.
    To ensure that Medicaid community diversion pilot projects result in a reduction in the projected average monthly nursing home caseload, the agency shall, in accordance...
  • 430.709   Reports and evaluations.
    (1) Beginning January 1, 1998, and continuing each January 1 while the community diversion pilot projects are operating, the department shall report to the Legislature regarding...
  • 430.80   Implementation of a teaching nursing home pilot project.
    (1) As used in this section, the term "teaching nursing home" means a nursing home facility licensed under chapter 400 which contains a minimum of 170...
  • 430.81   Implementation of a teaching agency for home and community-based care.
    (1) As used in this section, the term "teaching agency for home and community-based care" means a home health agency licensed under part III of chapter...
  • 430.82   Direct-support organization.
    (1) DIRECT-SUPPORT ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED.—The Department of Elderly Affairs may establish a direct-support organization to provide assistance, funding, and support for the department in carrying out its...
  • 430.901   Multiservice senior center; definition; purpose.
    A "multiservice senior center" is:(1) A community facility that is a focal point for the organization and provision of a broad spectrum of services suited to...
  • 430.902   Multiservice senior center.
    (1) If practicable, multiservice senior center services shall be available to functionally impaired elderly persons. (2) If feasible, a multiservice senior center should be centrally located and...

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