REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS NYS DEMENTIA GRANTS PROGRAM. INFORMATION MEETING October 27, 2006 Krause Center 2212 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY 12180 1:00 - 4:00 PM. TIMEFRAMES. Letters of intent (11/10/06) Application deadline (1/27/07) NOTE DEADLINE CHANGE TO 1/27/07
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October 27, 2006
2212 Burdett Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
1:00 - 4:00 PM
NOTE DEADLINE CHANGE TO 1/27/07
(8/07 - 11/07)
ONLY NYS Article 28 nursing homes are eligible to apply.
NHs that currently have dementia grant awards or have been awarded dementia grant funds in the past are still eligible to apply
Applicants may sub-contract with other nursing homes, organizations, consultants, etc., and pay them grant funds.
1. Disseminate evidence-based best practices into NHs that have not yet adopted them such that the NHs sustain the best practice over time.
2.Develop an evidence-based best practice.
High quality training and implementation materials:
Projects are required to participate and present in the biennial statewide dementia conference
Can include only residents with dementia, although other residents can participate in the project
Clarification to RFA: a cognitive impairment screen can be used to identify residents who possibly or probably have dementia
Interventions that will result in lower scores: