Health & Safety Code Section 247.029
Facilities for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease
(a)The executive commissioner by rule shall establish a classification and license for a facility that advertises, markets, or otherwise promotes that the facility provides personal care services to residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. A facility is not required to be classified under this section to provide care or treatment to residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.
(b)The executive commissioner shall adopt minimum standards for an assisted living facility classified under this section.
(c)An individual may not serve as the manager of an assisted living facility classified under this section or as the supervisor of an assisted living facility unit classified under this section unless the individual is at least 21 years of age and has:
(1)an associate’s degree from a public or private institution of higher education in nursing, health care management, or a related field;
(2)a bachelor’s degree from a public or private institution of higher education in psychology, gerontology, nursing, or a related field; or
(3)at least one year of experience working with persons with dementia.
(d)The executive commissioner by rule shall adopt a definition of “Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders,” and may adopt by reference a definition published in a generally accepted clinical resource for medical professionals. The executive commissioner shall modify the definition as necessary to conform to changes in medical practice.
Section 247.029 — Facilities for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.247.htm#247.029 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).