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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1774

PUBLIC LAW 98-459—OCT. 9, 1984 AREA PLANS

Health.

SEC. 306. (a) Section 306(a) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3026(a)) is amended— (1) in clause (1) by inserting after "area", the third time it appears, "and the efforts of voluntary organizations in the community", (2) in clause (2)— (A) by inserting "each of the following categories of services" after "the delivery o f in the matter preceding subclause (A), (B) by striking out "and" the last time it appears in the parenthetical phrase in subclause (B), and by inserting after "maintenance" a comma and the following: "and supportive services for families of elderly victims of Alzheimer's disease and other neurological and organic brain disorders of the Alzheimer's type", (C) by amending subclause (C) to read as follows: "(C) legal assistance;", and (D) by striking out "and that some funds" and all that follows through "services", and inserting in lieu thereof "and specify annually in such plan, as submitted or as amended, in detail the amount of funds expended for each such category during the fiscal year most recently concluded", (3) in clause (3) by striking out "to encourage the maximum collocation and coordination of services for older individuals, and give" and inserting in lieu thereof a comma and the following: "giving", (4) in clause (5)(A) by inserting ", with particular attention to low-income minority individuals," after "social needs", and (5) in clause (6)— (A) by striking out subclause (F), (B) in subclause (G) by inserting "(including minority individuals)" after "individuals" the first place it appears, (C) in subclause (I) by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon, (D) by redesignating subclauses (G), (H), and (I) as subclauses (F), (G), and (H), respectively, and (E) by adding at the end thereof the following: "(I) conduct efforts to facilitate the coordination of community-based, long-term care services designed to retain individuals in their homes, thereby deferring unnecessary, costly institutionalization, and designed to emphasize the development of client-centered case management systems as a component of such services; "(J) identify the public and private nonprofit entities involved in the prevention, identification, and treatment of the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older individuals, and based on such identification, determine the extent to which the need for appropriate services for such individuals is unmet; and "(K) facilitate the involvement of long-term care providers in the coordination of community-based long-term care services and work to ensure community awareness of and involvement in addressing the needs of residents of longterm care facilities.