SECTION 1. Section 16 of Chapter 19A of the general laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:
(f) The department shall require that all designated local agencies of the department provide training to their protective services caseworkers specifically focused on recognizing the signs and symptoms of cognitive impairments, including Alzheimer’s disease, and understanding how cognitive impairment may affect screening, investigation, and service planning.
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