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CANHR Sponsored Bills AB 140 (Dickinson): Undue InfluenceThis bill defines undue influence as excessive persuasion that causes another person to act or refrain from acting in a manner that results in an unfair outcome.
The Advocate is CANHR’s consumer newsletter with articles covering issues of interest to long term care consumers, a report including every citation given to nursing homes in your area for the quarter, legislative updates, and tips on advocating for quality care.
Each family council is different, according to the needs and interests of its members. As a result, there are no hard and fast rules about organizing and running a council.
A recent study, Arbitration with Uninformed Consumers finds that arbitration outcomes are often determined, not by the strength of the case or the law, but by arbitrator bias.
Seeking to stop nursing home residents from enforcing their rights, the California nursing home industry has moved to nullify the state’s resident rights enforcement statute.In 1982, in response to failing state oversight of California’s nursing homes, the legislature created health and Safety Code Section 1430(b), which allows residents to file an action in state court against facilities that have violated their rights.
By Katie Thomas, Robert Gebeloff and Jessica Silver-GreenbergNY TimesSeptember 11th, 2021 The handwritten doctor’s order was just eight words long, but it solved a problem for Dundee Manor, a nursing home in rural South Carolina struggling to handle a new resident with severe dementia.
On November 9, 2015, CANHR and three nursing home residents filed a lawsuit against the California Secretary of Health and Human Services, Diana Dooley, charging that the State is willfully violating federal laws that protect against dumping nursing home residents into hospitals.For years, California nursing homes have been sending Medi-Cal residents to acute care hospitals and refusing to allow them to return to the nursing homes where they reside, the suit alleges.
For more information contact: Pat McGinnis, Executive Director, CANHR(415) 974-5171 email@example.com Anthony Chicotel, Staff Attorney, CANHR (415) 974-5171 firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Jose, CA – Sava Senior Care has been sued in Santa Clara County Superior Court for dumping residents to motels or other highly unsafe and inappropriate places.
KPBS recently reported that details of sexual abuse complaints are obscured or missing from California’s nursing home transparency website, Cal Health Find.