PPHF-2014 - Alzheimer's Disease Initiative: Specialized Supportive Services Project Financed Solely by 2014 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2014)

Cooperative agreements under this funding opportunity announcement, Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative:
Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) project, are financed solely by 2014 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2014).

The project is designed to fill gaps in dementia-capable

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long term services and supports (LTSS) for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers by providing quality, person-centered services that help them remain independent and safe in their communities.A dementia-capable system meets the unique needs of each person with dementia by 1) identifying those with a possible dementia and recommending follow up with a physician, 2) ensuring that the staff they encounter have appropriate training, understand the unique needs/services available and knowing how to communicate with them, and 3) providing quality, person-centered services that help them remain independent and safe in their communities.

A dementia-capable system also involves family caregivers when they are available and it is appropriate.The cooperative agreements are intended to fill existing service gaps in the following areas:1) Provision of effective supportive services to persons living alone with ADRD in the community.2) Improvement of the quality and effectiveness of programs and services dedicated to individuals aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities with ADRD or those at high risk of developing ADRD.3) Delivery of behavioral symptom management training and expert consultation for family caregivers.

Agency: Administration for Community Living

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Estimated Funding: $9,931,760


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspx

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are those private and/or public entities that are able to 1) demonstrate the existence of a dementia-capable system dedicated to the population that they serve, and 2) articulate opportunities and additional services that would enhance and strengthen the existing system.

Services must be evidence-based or evidence-informed to the extent possible.Eligible applicants will be those entities that are well into the development of a dementia-capable system and not those in the beginning of development of such a system.

Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


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Agency Email:
Erin.Long@acl.gov

Date Posted:
2014-07-07

Application Due Date:
2014-08-13

Archive Date:
2014-09-05



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