While recognizing they have a right to do so, public authorities are recommending that residents not leave facilities to gather together with loved ones during the public health emergency.
What happened? Due to a change in the way CDPH formats its on-line complaint form, people who file complaints against health facilities, including nursing homes, no longer see fields in which they can input their contact information.
In this Issue
- Income Limit Increases for Aged, Blind and Disabled – Effective December 1st
- Los Angeles County Inspector General Issues First Report on Nursing Home Investigation
- CANHR Fights California Department of Public Health Plan to Transform Nursing Home Inspectors into Advisors to Operators
- Office of Inspector General Reports States Are Still Not Investigating Nursing Home Complaints in a Timely Manner
- KPBS Reviews Abuse and Big Profits in El Cajon Nursing Home
- As Pandemic Raged and Thousands Died, Government Regulators Cleared Most Nursing Homes of Infection-Control Violations
- KQED Reports Long Term Care Facilities Lack Plans to Evacuate Residents Safely During the Pandemic
- Nursing Home Lobbyist Cries Poverty to Legislature While California-Based Nursing Home Chain Reports Record Profits
- Nursing Home Residents Describe Devastating Impact of Isolation During the Pandemic in New Report
Income Limit Increases for Aged, Blind and Disabled – Effective December 1st
Implementation of the increased income ceilings for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Federal Poverty Level program will become effective December 1, 2020.