Trial Begins in Whistleblower Lawsuit Against DPH on Charges State Investigator was Forced to Close Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Investigations

On March 15, a jury in San Diego began hearing a major whistleblowing case in which a nurse investigator for the Department of Public Health reports supervisors forced her to close investigations of abuse and of neglect leading to the death of nursing home residents.

Complaint Reports against RCFEs Now Available Online

Checking on the regulatory performance of assisted living facilities continues to improve. Community Care Licensing, the division of the Department of Social Services (DSS) that inspects assisted living facilities and responds to complaints, has now uploaded all Complaint Reports from January 2016 forward onto its Facility Search website.