Justice in Aging Issues Policy Brief on How California’s Assisted Living System Falls Short in Addressing Residents’ Health Care Needs

Justice in Aging has issued the third in a series of policy briefs exploring how California’s current assisted living system addresses residents’ health care needs, and how the system could be modified to better serve residents.

March 2015

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CANHR’s Executive Director Testifies at Hearing on California Department of Health’s Oversight of Nursing Homes

On March 25, 2015, Pat McGinnis, CANHR’s Executive Director, testified at the joint Assembly Committee on Health and Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care oversight hearing titled California Department of Public Health: 
What Progress is Being Made to Improve Nursing Home Oversight? Blasting the Department’s incompetent management, failure to investigate thousands of complaints, failure to protect residents from illegal evictions and failure to operate as a consumer protection agency, Ms.