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Federal and California laws provide strong protections against evictions of nursing home residents. Residents have very specific rights that are intended to prevent inappropriate, unnecessary and untimely transfers and discharges.
Category: Fact Sheets [241 posts]
In this Issue
New Factsheet for Medi-Cal Asset Limit Increased July 01, 2022
California increased the asset limits for certain Medi-Cal programs.
Category: News & Notes Archive [92 posts]
The Jerome Tobis Endowed Lecture Series recently posted a webinar called “Conservatorships in California: Abuses, Critiques, and Proposals for Reform” The webinar features four speakers covering both probate and LPS conservatorships, supported decisionmaking as an alternative to conservatorship, and current conservatorship reform efforts – including AB 1663, a bill co-sponsored by CANHR.(posted July 1, 2022)
Category: New Developments [549 posts]
When a person who is married or have a registered domestic partner enters a nursing home or participates in a Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program, the couple will benefit from Spousal Impoverishment protections that allows the spouse that is not on Medi-Cal to keep additional assets and income to prevent them from running out of money.
Category: CANHR Advocate Did You Know Articles [81 posts]
Dear Advocate: My 84 year-old mother is in a nursing home. Every time I call the home and ask for my mother, the staff asks who I am and why I am calling.
Category: CANHR Advocate Dear Advocate Articles [83 posts]