CANHR Correspondent sues CCRC in San Francisco

Lillian Hyatt, CANHR’s Advocate Correspondent for CCRC issues and an AARP Public Policy Specialist on CCRC issues, has sued The Sequoias, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in San Francisco, owned and run by the Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services, for prohibiting the use of a walker to access the dining facilities.

Dental Care for Nursing Home Residents on Medi–Cal

Nursing homes and Medi–Cal have important roles in ensuring that residents receive needed dental services in a timely manner. Nursing homes must address residents’ dental needs in their careplans and must assist residents in obtaining routine and emergency dental care.