CANHR Fights California Department of Public Health Plan to Transform Nursing Home Inspectors into Advisors to Operators

On October 5, CANHR wrote the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urging it to withdraw its deceptively named nursing home oversight plan – Quality and Safety State SNF Survey Model – that would divert its inspector workforce by requiring inspectors to conduct collaborative monitoring visits at skilled nursing facilities.

September / October 2020

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Who’s Fault Is It – Are Nursing Homes to Blame for Their COVID Outbreaks? 

You can Check California’s COVID-19 Skilled Nursing Facility Outbreaks by County

The California Department of Public Health has an up-to-date data dashboard that tracks COVID-19 outbreaks at skilled nursing facilities. This dashboard includes cumulative and current data on residents and healthcare workers who have tested positive for the virus.