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.
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.
My parents currently live together at home. Recently my father’s dementia has gotten a lot worse, and we need to put him in a nursing home.