Advocacy has always been a major strength of LeadingAge Illinois. Our Online Advocacy Center allows you to view our member driven 2024 Public Policy Priorities, track legislation, find your legislator, and access important links related to legislation and regulations. LeadingAge Illinois’ public policy team works to advance favorable legislation and defeat burdensome proposals that would impact quality and innovation in the aging services.
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HB 5000 (Hammond) – Allows nurses on staff (instead of externally) to provide catheter care.
HB 5086 (Yednock) – Allows health care facilities to be compensated by a nurse agency for expenses, fines, or damages incurred related to any liability for the nurse agency’s negligence.
SB 3465 (Villivalam) – Removes the requirement of posting a notice of violation due to a staffing requirement if staffing was at 90% of the minimum requirement or the facility corrected the violation before the posting deadline.
SB 3759 (Feigenholtz) – Allows for certified medication aides to assist with medication in assisted living and shared housing establishments.
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