Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Enhancing Sustainable Models of Care
July 1, 2024
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations
This is only a forecast. The synopsis and application package are not yet posted, and we have not yet finalized the application due date. This opportunity will be updated when it is published in the Federal Register.The purpose of this program is to support the expansion and increased local capacity to provide culturally relevant Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) care and services, and the long-term sustainability planning for Tribal and Urban Indian Health clinical programs, services, or systems. Eligible applicants must demonstrate existing infrastructure and current care and services in at least two of the five primary drivers of comprehensive dementia care and services and identify new opportunities and additional services to enhance and strengthen existing dementia care approaches in a clinical setting. The five primary drivers of comprehensive dementia care include 1) Awareness and Recognition, 2) Accurate and timely diagnosis, 3) Interdisciplinary assessment, 4) Management and referral, and 5) Caregiver support. Program activities are designed to serve and must be responsive to the needs, culture, and historical experiences of AI/AN people living with dementia and their caregivers.