46.85(5) (5) All persons engaged in a program under this section, whether for compensation or as volunteers, are eligible for:
46.85(5)(a) (a) Transportation assistance, not to exceed mileage payments for 20 miles per day.
46.85(5)(b) (b) Accident and liability insurance coverage during working hours.
46.856 46.856 Alzheimer's disease; training and information grants.
46.856(1)(1) In this section:
46.856(1)(a) (a) "Private nonprofit organization" has the meaning given in s. 108.02 (19).
46.856(1)(b) (b) "Public agency" means a county, city, village, town or school district or an agency of this state or of a county, city, village, town or school district.
46.856(2) (2) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (bg), the department shall award a grant to at least one public agency or private nonprofit organization to do all of the following:
46.856(2)(a) (a) Provide training and technical assistance to the staff of county departments under ss. 46.215, 46.22 and 46.23, to the staff of administering agencies designated under s. 46.87 (3) (c) and to other providers of services to persons with Alzheimer's disease, as defined in s. 46.87 (1) (a).
46.856(2)(b) (b) Determine the need for and create appropriate services to persons with Alzheimer's disease in coordination with local agencies and service providers.
46.856(2)(c) (c) Collect and disseminate information on Alzheimer's disease, coordinate public awareness activities related to the disease and advise the department on public policy issues concerning the disease.
46.856 History History: 1995 a. 464; 1999 a. 9.
46.86 46.86 Treatment programs.
46.86(1)(1) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (md) the department may award not more than $125,500 in each fiscal year as grants to counties and private nonprofit entities for treatment for pregnant women and mothers with alcohol and other drug abuse treatment needs; mothers who have alcohol and other drug abuse treatment needs and dependent children up to the age of 5 years; and the dependent children up to the age of 5 years of those mothers. The grants shall be awarded in accordance with the department's request-for-proposal procedures. The grants shall be used to establish community-based programs, residential family-centered treatment programs or home-based treatment programs. The program under a grant must include alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services, parent education, support services for the children of the women who are enrolled in the program, vocational assistance and housing assistance. Any program funded under this subsection must also provide follow-up aftercare services to each woman and her children for at least 2 years after the date on which a woman has left the program.
46.86(2m) (2m)
46.86(2m)(a)(a) In this subsection, "long-term treatment" means treatment that is, in the majority of instances, not less than 5 months nor more than 12 months in duration.
46.86(2m)(b) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (md), the department shall distribute not more than $79,500 in each fiscal year for residential long-term treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse, including treatment with respect to family relationships, antisocial behavior and employability, in a treatment facility, as defined in s. 51.01 (19), in a 1st class city.
46.86(3m) (3m) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (md), the department may not distribute more than $900,000 in each fiscal year to fund a multidisciplinary prevention and treatment team in Milwaukee County for cocaine-abusing women and their children. The multidisciplinary prevention and treatment team must coordinate its activities with other prevention and treatment programs in Milwaukee County for cocaine-abusing women and their children. Residents from other counties may be served by the multidisciplinary prevention and treatment team. The department may carry forward funds distributed under this subsection, but not encumbered by December 31, for distribution for the purpose under this subsection in the following calendar year.
46.86(5) (5) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (md), the department may not distribute more than $235,000 in each fiscal year as a grant to ARC Community Services, Inc., for women and children in Dane County, to provide funding for staff of the center and transportation and meal expenses for chemically dependent women who receive services from the center.
46.86(6) (6)
46.86(6)(a)(a) From the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (5) (md), the department may award up to $1,330,800 in each fiscal year, and from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (5) (gb), the department may award not more than $319,500 in each fiscal year, as grants to counties and private entities to provide community-based alcohol and other drug abuse treatment programs that do all of the following:
46.86(6)(a)1. 1. Meet special needs of women with problems resulting from alcohol or other drug abuse.
46.86(6)(a)2. 2. Emphasize parent education, vocational and housing assistance and coordination with other community programs and with treatment under intensive care.
46.86(6)(b) (b) The department shall do all of the following with respect to the grants under par. (a):
46.86(6)(b)1. 1. Award the grants in accordance with the department's request-for-proposal procedures.
46.86(6)(b)2. 2. Ensure that the grants are distributed in both urban and rural communities.
46.86(6)(b)3. 3. Evaluate the programs under the grants by use of client-outcome measurements that the department develops.
46.87 46.87 Alzheimer's family and caregiver support program.
46.87(1)(1) In this section:
46.87(1)(a) (a) "Alzheimer's disease" means a degenerative disease of the central nervous system characterized especially by premature senile mental deterioration, and also includes any other irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties with concomitant emotional disturbance resulting from organic brain disorder.
46.87(1)(b) (b) "Caregiver" means any person other than a paid provider who provides care for a person with Alzheimer's disease.
46.87(2) (2) From the appropriations under s. 20.435 (7) (b) and (o), the department shall allocate funds to agencies designated under sub. (3) (c), to be used for the administration and implementation of an Alzheimer's family and caregiver support program for persons with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers.
46.87(3) (3)
46.87(3)(a)(a) A county board may apply to initially participate in the program created under this section by submitting to the department a one-time letter of intent to participate which includes a description of the program and services related to Alzheimer's disease which the county board intends to provide.
46.87(3)(b) (b) The department shall select counties to participate in the program on the basis of criteria promulgated by rule.
46.87(3)(c) (c) The county board for each county selected to participate shall designate one of the following as the administering agency for the program:
46.87(3)(c)1. 1. The county department under s. 46.215 or 46.22.
46.87(3)(c)2. 2. The county department under s. 51.42 or 51.437.
46.87(3)(c)3. 3. The county department under s. 46.23.
46.87(3)(c)4. 4. An aging unit, as defined in s. 46.82 (1) (a).
46.87(3)(c)5. 5. The local health department, if any, established under s. 251.02.
46.87(4) (4) If a county board does not submit an application under sub. (3) (a) by January 1, 1986, the department shall make that county's allocation available to a private nonprofit organization, as defined under s. 108.02 (19), to administer the program created under this section and shall select the organization according to criteria promulgated by rule. An organization selected as the administering agency under this subsection shall continue to be eligible to receive the county's allocation unless the county board subsequently submits to the department a letter of intent to participate and receives approval of its proposed program.
46.87(5) (5) The administering agency in each county may use the funds allocated to it to do any or all of the following:
46.87(5)(a) (a) Provide or contract for the provision of services and goods or make payments for services to households that meet all of the following conditions:
46.87(5)(a)1. 1. At least one member of the household must be a person who has been diagnosed by a physician as having Alzheimer's disease.
46.87(5)(a)2. 2. Either the person with Alzheimer's disease or the person's caregiver resides in the county to which the household applies for participation in the program.
46.87(5)(a)3. 3. The household meets financial eligibility requirements specified by the department by rule, and persons in the household are ineligible for the family care benefit under s. 46.286 in a county in which a care management organization under s. 46.284 operates.
46.87(5)(b) (b) Provide or contract for the provision of services and goods or make payments for services to a person with Alzheimer's disease living in a residential facility in the county who meets financial eligibility requirements specified by the department by rule and is ineligible for the family care benefit under s. 46.286 in a county in which a care management organization under s. 46.284 operates.
46.87(5)(bm) (bm) Maintain a contract in effect on June 30, 1987, with a service provider under funds allocated under sub. (2).
46.87(5)(c) (c) Contract with service providers to develop new programs or expand services, under this section, as defined by the department by rule.
46.87(5)(e) (e) Provide outreach or other activities designed to develop public awareness of Alzheimer's disease.
46.87(6) (6)
46.87(6)(a)(a) For the purpose of distributing funds allocated under this section to households or individuals participating in the program, the administering agency shall determine all of the following:
46.87(6)(a)1. 1. The services and goods needed by the household to enable it to maintain the person with Alzheimer's disease as a member of the household, or the services or goods needed by a person with Alzheimer's disease living in a residential facility, and the cost of each service or good that is needed.
46.87(6)(a)2. 2. The ability of the household or of the person to pay for the services and goods identified under subd. 1., using as the basis for the determination the uniform fee schedule established by the department under s. 46.03 (18).
46.87(6)(b)1.1. An administering agency may pay to or expend on behalf of a participating household or individual person the cost of any goods and services identified under par. (a) 1., less any amount paid under subd. 2., except that the amount paid or expended may not exceed $4,000 in any calendar year for each person with Alzheimer's disease in the household or for an individual person living in a residential facility.
46.87(6)(b)2. 2. An administering agency:
46.87(6)(b)2.a. a. Shall require that the household or person with Alzheimer's disease pay, if able as determined under par. (a) 2., for services and goods provided under sub. (5) (a), (b) and (bm) unless the contract is determined to be a contract under sub. (5) (c).
46.87(6)(b)2.b. b. May require that the household or person with Alzheimer's disease pay, if able as determined under par. (a) 2., for services and goods provided under sub. (5) (c).
46.87(7) (7) The county board shall notify the department if any of the following occurs:
46.87(7)(a) (a) The administering agency in the county is replaced by another.
46.87(7)(b) (b) The county board intends to terminate participation in the program.
46.87(7)(c) (c) The county's program and services related to Alzheimer's disease contain a substantial difference, as defined by rule, from the description of the county's program and services contained in the county board's letter of intent most recently submitted to the department under sub. (3) (a).
46.87(8) (8) The department shall collect and analyze information about persons with Alzheimer's disease who are served under this section and about caregivers.
46.87 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. DHS 68, Wis. adm. code.
46.90 46.90 Elder abuse reporting system.
46.90(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
46.90(1)(a) (a) "Abuse" means any of the following:
46.90(1)(a)1. 1. Physical abuse.
46.90(1)(a)2. 2. Emotional abuse.
46.90(1)(a)3. 3. Sexual abuse.
46.90(1)(a)4. 4. Treatment without consent.
46.90(1)(a)5. 5. Unreasonable confinement or restraint.
46.90(1)(ag) (ag) "Aging unit" has the meaning given under s. 46.82 (1) (a).
46.90(1)(aj) (aj) "Bodily harm" means physical pain or injury, illness, or any impairment of physical condition.
46.90(1)(an) (an) "Caregiver" means a person who has assumed responsibility for all or a portion of an individual's care voluntarily, by contract, or by agreement, including a person acting or claiming to act as a legal guardian.
46.90(1)(ar) (ar) "Case management" means an assessment of need for direct services, development of a direct service plan and coordination and monitoring of the provision of direct services.
46.90(1)(bm) (bm) "Direct services" includes temporary shelter, relocation assistance, housing, respite care, emergency funds for food and clothing and legal assistance.
46.90(1)(br) (br) "Elder adult at risk" means any person age 60 or older who has experienced, is currently experiencing, or is at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation.
46.90(1)(bt) (bt) "Elder-adult-at-risk agency" means the agency designated by the county board of supervisors under sub. (2) to receive, respond to, and investigate reports of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and financial exploitation under sub. (4).
46.90(1)(cm) (cm) "Emotional abuse" means language or behavior that serves no legitimate purpose and is intended to be intimidating, humiliating, threatening, frightening, or otherwise harassing, and that does or reasonably could intimidate, humiliate, threaten, frighten, or otherwise harass the individual to whom the conduct or language is directed.
46.90(1)(ed) (ed) "Financial exploitation" means any of the following:
46.90(1)(ed)1. 1. Obtaining an individual's money or property by deceiving or enticing the individual, or by forcing, compelling, or coercing the individual to give, sell at less than fair market value, or in other ways convey money or property against his or her will without his or her informed consent.
46.90(1)(ed)2. 2. Theft, as prohibited in s. 943.20.
46.90(1)(ed)3. 3. The substantial failure or neglect of a fiscal agent to fulfill his or her responsibilities.
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2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2015 Wis. Act 60 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before August 26, 2015. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 26, 2015 are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-26-15)