Judge Orders Los Angeles Assisted Living Facility to Stop Abuse and Evictions

On August 9, 2016, Judge James Chalfant issued a temporary restraining order to protect the elderly and disabled residents of Brentwood Manor, a 140-bed residential care facility for the elderly (RCFE) in Los Angeles.  Attorneys from Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), and Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLS), with pro bono legal services from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and assistance from CANHR, helped residents obtain the order requiring the owners and employees of Brentwood Manor to stop their campaign of harassment and illegal evictions, and comply with state laws regarding facility closures.Read More…

July 2016

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DPH Introduces Horrible Bill Threatening Nursing Home Residents

Using a late-hour legislative maneuver called “gut and amend,” the California Department of Public Health (DPH) has introduced SB 503 (Hernandez), a bill that would permit nursing homes to chemically restrain and make end-of-life decisions for residents alleged to be incapacitated.  

Bedsores, Wounds, and Necrotic Tissue in Mission Viejo RCFE

Using its new enhanced penalties (up to $15,000) for assisted living facilities for just the second time, Community Care Licensing has cited Golden Coast Senior Living #7, a Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) in Orange County, for tragically neglecting a resident in 2015.